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Mission of PVCC’s Institutional Effectiveness Office

Institutional Effectiveness at Paradise Valley Community College contributes to institutional learning and continuous improvement through support of strategic planning, assessment, program review, and institutional research efforts.

Primary Functions of PVCC’s Institutional Effectiveness Office

  • Provide data to inform decision making
  • Coordinate the strategic planning process
  • Develop and implement performance indicators related to the institution’s mission and priorities
  • Collect, analyze, and disseminate information regarding status, trends, and accomplishments
  • Support assessment of student learning
  • Coordinate regional accreditation initiatives

Guiding Values of PVCC’s Institutional Effectiveness Office

  • Advance PVCC’s mission, vision, and values
  • Inform institutional learning by evaluating data and developing knowledge about trends, changes, and findings of note
  • Provide information in various forms to support different styles of learning and understanding (e.g., numeric form, graphs, narrative)
  • Use appropriate research methods and reporting processes, which include awareness of accuracy and integrity
  • Conduct work in a professional manner of respect and customer service
  • Adhere to the Association for Institutional Researcher (AIR) Code of Ethics

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Contact Us

John Snelling

Director of Research and Institutional Effectiveness
602.787.6840            Office: G130

Brandon Mesanko

Coordinator of Institutional Effectiveness
602.787.6841            Office: G131

Ellen Hedlund

Coordinator of Institutional Effectiveness

Jaime Adriance

Research Associate
602.787.6842            Office: G132

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