Institutional Effectiveness

Mission

The Office for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (OPIE) engages the stakeholders of Suffolk County Community College in a process of continuous improvement and functions as a resource for the advancement of the College’s mission and vision.  Through systematic, integrated, and strategic processes, OPIE supports and facilitates planning, institutional effectiveness, institutional research, assessment, and accreditation activities and provides consultation and expertise in research methods, data administration, and implementation logistics.

 

Goals and Outcomes

Goal:

To support the College’s strategic and operational planning efforts

    Outcomes

    Document efforts to ensure yearly progress towards achievement of the College’s strategic plan

    Document the development and implementation of action plans in academic programs and AES units

    Provide the appropriate tools and training for planning efforts

Goal:

To support the College’s assessment and evaluation efforts as stated in the CAPIE

    Outcomes:

    Document and support the implementation of academic assessment

    Document and support the implementation of AES assessment

    Document and support the implementation of Academic Program Review (evaluation)

    Document and support the implementation of AES Unit Review (evaluation)

Goal:

To provide data and reports that are accurate, consistent, and timely to both internal and external constituents.

    Outcomes:

    Provide accurate and timely data, analysis and reports to internal constituents

    Provide accurate and timely data and reports to external constituents with no errors

    Consult with constituents on research, including research design, data collection, statistical analysis,

    and reporting of results

Goal:

To document the achievement of the college’s mission and goals through the institutional effectiveness system within the CAPIE

    Outcomes

    To document and support implementation of the integrated planning system as stated in the CAPIE

Goal:

To support the College’s regional and specialized accreditation and reaffirmation efforts

    Outcomes:

    Provide, document and analyze required data and information for regional accreditation and reaffirmation

    efforts

    Provide, document and analyze required data and information for specialized accreditation and

    reaffirmation efforts

2013-2014 Assessment Plan