​​​Welcome to the Institutional Effectiveness - Joint Committee, formerly the I/SLO Committee.

Scope & Functions


The Institutional Effectiveness Committee works with all district units to achieve and sustain proficiency in the formulation, assessment, and analyses of multiple effectiveness measures in order to inform the Program Review and Institutional Planning processes as well as aid in the preparation of periodic accreditation self-studies.


  • Coordinates policy and provides assistance to the Curriculum and Program Review Committees as well as all instructional departments and non-instructional and administrative units.

  • Ensures that these departments and units understand the importance of outcomes analysis and its role in the ongoing cycle of outcomes definition, assessment, and revision.

  • Sustains the infrastructure for reporting and collecting outcomes data.

  • Facilitates the linkage between the Office of Institutional Research and the planning process through the identification and analysis of institutional data such as student engagement, campus climate, and other surveys.

  • Reviews those parts of the annual Program Review Reports having to do with data-based evaluation of programs.

  • Make suggestions to DPAC especially in regard to the development and assessment of the College’s strategic initiatives.

  • Reviews institutional level outcomes data to inform program and institutional decision-making and planning

View the PDF FileCommittee's Calendar of Events.​



  • Chair, Elisa Meyer: (310) 434-8513

  • Vicenta Arrizon (Fall 2016) / Jose Hernandez (Spring 2017)

  • Fran Chandler

  • Gail Edinger

  • Jean Paik-Schoenberg

  • Steven Sedky


  • Vice Chair, Hannah Lawler: (310) 434-3472

  • Erica LeBlanc

  • Jennifer Merlic

Interested Party Members

  • Melanie Bocanegra

  • Lesley Kawaguchi

  • Delores Raveling

Meeting Dates/Times/Location

Time: Second and fourth Wednesdays of every month, 1 to 2:30 pm

Location: The Loft (Drescher Hall 300-E)

Fall 2016 and Spring 2017

September 14, 2016 PDF FileAgenda
PDF FileMinutes​
PDF FileSMC IE Process
September 28, 2016 PDF FileAgenda​
PDF FileMinutes​
October 12, 2016 PDF FileAgenda​
PDF FileMinutes​
October 26, 2016 PDF FileAgenda​
PDF FileMinutes​
November 9, 2016 MS Word DocumentAgenda​
PDF FileMinutes​
November 23, 2016Cancelled
December 14, 2016 PDF FileAgenda
PDF FileMinutes
February 22, 2017

PDF File​Agenda

PDF FileMinutes

March 8, 2017

PDF File​Agenda

PDF FileMinutes

March 22, 2017

PDF File​Agenda

PDF FileMinutes

April 26, 2017

PDF FileAgenda

PDF FileMinutes

May 10, 2017

PDF FileAgenda


May 24, 2017

PDF FileAgenda


DPAC Annual Reports

Past Agendas, Minutes & Documents

Resources & Links

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