Institutional Effectiveness Council
The Institutional Effectiveness Council
The Institutional Effectiveness Council (IEC) has the responsibility to oversee the college’s planning process, coordinate and assess the strategic direction of the College, including review of the College’s Strategic Plan, and ensure that the college meets accreditation standards and implements the college’s accreditation planning agenda items. The Council ensures that the college budget supports the college’s mission and goals and links the college budget with college planning. Through the IEC, recommendations are made directly to the College President.
IEC Mission Statement
The IEC oversees, coordinates and assesses long-term planning and budgeting for the College as a basis for effective and informed decision-making through shared governance in alignment with the Educational Master Plan forwarding its recommendations to the College President.
LAVC Strategic Goals (approved by College Council 6/22/2008)
Goal 1: Increase student retention, persistence and success
Student Success as an umbrella concept is a major core commitment of Los Angeles Valley College and a significant part of the College’s Vision and Mission. Student success incorporates personal growth, development, persistence, and academic program completion
Goal 2: Increase student access
Providing access to all who wish to pursue post-secondary education is a key element of LA Valley’s Core Commitments, Vision and Mission. Hence, increasing student access is an essential and welcomed goal of the College.
Goal 3: Enhance academic offerings to meet student and regional needs
The curriculum is the heart of any college and maintaining a set of program offerings that appeals to and meets the needs of the students is essential to the future success of an institution.
Goal 4: Enhance institutional effectiveness
Enhancing institutional effectiveness is an ongoing goal of an institution as it seeks to fulfill its mission and is a key element of the accreditation process.
Annual Goals for 2012-13
- Complete the Planning Procedures and Decision Making Handbook
- Design and complete the Planning and Budgeting Calendar
- Incorporate accreditation reports and activities into IEC functions
- Clarify the role of FROG
- FPC - Match up the Facility Master Plan with the Ed Plan
- Clarify and formalize HPC Admin/Classified Hiring processes
IEC Guiding Principles
Foster active participation and communication between all shared governance standing committees and workgroups.
Ensure all recommendations made to the College President are data-driven with factual and substantiated details. Specifically, collects and analyzes data to meet the objectives of the Educational Master Plan, as well as, the campus strategic and operational plans.
Be mindful of fiscal considerations in discussions but never to the detriment of student success.
Academic Senate President or designee
AFT 1521 - Faculty Guild President or designee
Faculty chair of Educational Planning Committee
Faculty chair of Hiring Planning Committee
Faculty chair of Program Effectiveness and Planning Committee
Faculty chair of Student Success Committee
Faculty chair of Technology Committee
Faculty chair of Work Environment Committee
ASU representatives (2)
SEIU 721 - Classified Supervisors representative
Building and Trades - Crafts / SEIU 99 - Operations representative
AFT 1521A - Staff Guild Chapter Chair or designee
LACCD Administrator’s Unit represented by Teamsters Local 911, Academic Supervisors
Dean of Research and Planning
Vice-President of Academic Affairs or designee
Vice-President of Student Services or designee
Vice-President of Administrative Services or designee
Ex Officio Member: College President
Resource Members: Budget Office