Weatherford College embraces a culture of excellence, fostering the success of all of its students and enriching the communities it serves through innovative, affordable, and accessible learning and cultural opportunities. Institutional effectiveness is integral to achieving the college mission and ensuring continuous quality improvement in programs and services.
The components of institutional effectiveness at Weatherford College are planning, implementation, assessment, and improvement. These components are supported by in-depth institutional research and a commitment of all areas of the college to focus on learning and student outcomes. The College engages in ongoing, integrated, and institution-wide research-based planning and evaluation processes that include systematic reviews of the College Mission, goals, and outcomes and result in continuing improvement in quality of programs and services.
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) assists and supports the college in developing, implementing, and assessing its Strategic Plan. This web page serves as a portal to a description of the college planning process, faculty assessment manual, staff assessment manual, College Information Available Online (c.i.a.o.), Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) data, including Perkins Data Resources, and links to the online assessment and planning management system (Anthology), and SACS guidelines and resources. The IE office provides departmental data from the previous calendar year to facilitate departmental self-assessments for budgeting purposes and establishes planning timelines, conducts training, and leads the college's strategic planning process. The IE office staff consists of the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Executive Director of Institutional Research, Director of Grants Compliance and Program Accreditation, Director of Institutional Assessment and QEP, Data Analyst-Programmer, and the Administrative Assistant.
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Institutional Research (IR) at Weatherford College is research by the College about the College. IR includes the collection of data for reporting to state government, federal government, and other external agencies. IR also includes the collection and analysis of data for use by College administration, faculty, and staff in making decisions.
Electronic Fact Book
Arleen Atkins, Ed.D
Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
John D. Jones, PhD
Executive Director of Institutional Research
Stephenie Fields, M.Ed
Director of Grants Compliance and Program Accreditation
Traci McKinley, M.S.
Director of Institutional Assessment and QEP