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Institutional Effectiveness Partnership
Initiative (IEPI)
Golden West College 2015 Goals

What is IEPI?

The Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI) is a collaborative effort to help advance the institutional effectiveness of California Community Colleges and, in the process, significantly reduce the number of accreditation sanctions and audit issues. Most importantly, IEPI will enhance the system’s ability to effectively serve students. An important focus of the grant is to draw on the exceptional expertise and innovation from within the system in advancing best practices and avoiding potential pitfalls.

There are three major components of the initiative:

  1. Develop a framework of indicators and college/district goals.
  2. Make Technical Assistance Teams (called Partnership Resource Teams) available to colleges who express interest in receiving assistance.
  3. Enhance professional development opportunities for colleges related to institutional effectiveness.

For this year (2015), each college/district is required to establish short-term and long-term goals for four Institutional Effectiveness indicators (accreditation status, course completion, fiscal viability, and overall audit opinion). Colleges also have the option of establish short-term and long-term goals for the ten remaining Institutional Effectiveness Indicators. All goals must be submitted to the Chancellor’s Office Portal by June 15, 2015. Additionally, colleges must publish these goals online so that they are available to the public.

As part of a multi-college district, Golden West College collaborated with the Coast Community College District Office to establish goals relating to fiscal viability and overall audit opinion. Golden West College established the two remaining goals through collegial dialogue via the College’s main governance committee, Planning and Budget.

Required Goals

District-Level

CCCD Goals

2019-
2020
Goal

2015-
2016
Goal

2013-
2014

2012-
2013

2011-
2012

2010-
2011

2009-
2010

Fund Balance

19

19

19.6

22.5

13.2

15

10.5

Audit Findings

Unmodified

Unmodified

Modified

 

 

 

 

College-Level

Accreditation Status

Golden West College is fully accredited by Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). In 2013, GWC was placed on ‘Warning’ on the basis of the 2013 comprehensive report and site visit. GWC continued to be on warning after the follow-up visit in 2014. GWC has set its accreditation short-term goal to be Fully Accredited-No Action, and long-term goal to be Fully-Accredited-No Action. 

Course Completion

GWC Goal

2019-
2020
Goal

2015-
2016
Goal

2013-
2014

2012-
2013

2011-
2012

2010-
2011

2009-
2010

Course Completion

75.0

72.0

68.3

67.7

66.7

67.3

69.7


Optional Goals

Student Performance Data

GWC Student Performance
Goals by %

2019-
2020
Goal

2015-
2016
Goal

2013-
2014

2012-
2013

2011-
2012

2010-
2011

2009-
2010

College Prepare Completion

72.4

69.4

62.6

69.4

67.1

71.4

67.7

Unprepared for College
Completion

50.4

47.4

43.7

44.4

45.2

47.4

48.1

Overall Completion

56.0

54.0

49.6

52.1

51.8

54.3

54.1

Remedial Rate - Math

36.6

34.0

32.9

33.7

30.5

33.5

28.6

Remedial Rate - English

54.1

51.4

48.3

51.2

53.6

51.4

50.1

Remedial Rate - ESL

36.6

27.0

26.4

25.4

23.9

24.1

22.7

Career Technical Education
Completion

73.3

66.2

56.8

66.2

57.9

62.9

62.1


GWC Student
Performance Goals by #

2019-
2020
Goal

2015-
2016
Goal

2013-
2014

2012-
2013

2011-
2012

2010-
2011

2009-
2010

Completion of Degrees

1019

971

963

916

729

632

729

Completion of Certificates

1184

1117

1,080

953

834

558

526

Full-Time Equivalent Students

Golden West College

2019-
2020
Goal

2015-
2016
Goal

2013-
2014

2012-
2013

2011-
2012

2010-
2011

2009-
2010

Full-Time Equivalent
Students

10,900

10,009

10,316

9,530

10,615

11,163

11,026