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