Overview

Welcome to the Office of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE) at Cañada College. Reporting to the College President, our work is driven by the Mission, Vision, and Values of the College and is dedicated to supporting the institution's Educational Master Plan and strategic priorities as outlined in the Annual Strategic Plan.

We provide support in the area of research, strategic planning, student learning outcomes, administrative systems, accreditation, and governance processes to help faculty, staff, and administrators better understand and serve our community and our students. We support the planning and decision-making process at Cañada College that focuses on student success. All research conducted and used for dialogue, reflection, planning and decision-making comes from data that are accurate, tested for validity and significance, and derived from reliable sources.

Data Requests

PRIE provides guidance, research, data analysis in support of student learning outcomes, institutional outcomes, planning activities, and other measures of student success and institutional effectiveness. PRIE also provides leadership and consultation for survey development, deployment, analysis, and feedback to appropriate stakeholders. To request help from PRIE, please complete a data request form here.

Planning

The Office of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE) provides guidance and leadership for the College’s institutional planning processes—including the development, production, distribution, monitoring, and assessment of the Annual Strategic Plan, Educational Master Plan, and other college plans. In addition, PRIE also supports college accreditation efforts.  

Research

PRIE provides guidance, research, and data analysis in support of student learning outcomes, institutional outcomes, planning activities, and other measures of student success and institutional effectiveness. PRIE also provides leadership and consultation for survey development, deployment, analysis, and feedback to appropriate stakeholders.