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G-6-9.4 College Planning and Assessment Team (CPAT)


The College Planning and Assessment Team (CPAT) facilitates a comprehensive and cohesive approach to planning and assessment furthering the College's efforts to develop, implement and evaluate the Strategic Plan and achieve mission fulfillment. In pursuit of this purpose, the CPAT's scope of work includes the following:

  • Guide the College to ensure alignment with the Strategic Plan to achieve College mission.
  • Evaluate the Strategic Plan.
  • Facilitate communications on College planning and assessment to internal and external audiences.
  • Support and document College planning and assessment activities, including maintaining an institutional planning and assessment calendar.

Membership is drawn from across the institution and includes employees with the knowledge, responsibility and authority to meet the responsibilities of the Charter, with the number of members determined by the President and serving at the discretion of the President. The President will place an annual call for volunteers to solicit interest and appoint faculty, administrators, classified staff and a student to open positions in consultation with the Faculty Senate, Classified Association of COCC and the Associated Students of COCC accordingly. The CPAT will report to the President. The term of Committee Members will be three years and the Committee will meet one a month.


College Planning and Assessment Team (CPAT)


Area Represented  Members Terms
VP for Administration Automatic Standing
VP of Instruction Automatic Standing
Dir, Institutional Effectiveness Automatic Standing
Faculty (Transfer) Appointed by President Three year
Faculty (CTE) Appointed by President Three year
Faculty (2) Appointed by President Three year
Classified (3) Recommended to the College President by CACOCC President or designee Three year
Administrator (3) Appointed by President Three year
Student (1) Appointed by President One Year