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Institutional Effectiveness and Planning

Hawaiʻi Community College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

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Assessment is the process of gathering information/data on student learning and services for the purposes of evaluating and improving the learning environment.

The Assessment web site has links to the committee, tools, resources, & documentation.

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Program Review at Hawaiʻi Community College is a shared governance responsibility related to strategic planning and quality assurance. Program Reviews are available to the college and community at large to enhance communication and public accountability.

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The College Effectiveness Review Committee (CERC) is a college-wide shared governance committee appointed by the Chancellor. This committee’s function is to receive and review all Comprehensive Instructional Program and Unit Reviews using the appropriate Program or Unit designated evaluation tool.

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