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Institutional Effectiveness

"Nothing happens unless first a dream." - quote by Carl Sandburg

Institutional Effectiveness


The Office of Institutional Effectiveness enhances and supports Carl Sandburg College's commitment to Quality Improvement. Our commitment to Quality Improvement is based on the following:


Assessment Day 2016



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Outcomes Assessment


In an effort to improve campus-wide assessment, the Outcomes Assessment Committee will be adapting and revising several practices. 


Currently Carl Sandburg College is taking the next step in assessment by embedding the College's five General Education Outcomes (GEOs) across the curriculum in all degree and certificate programs.


Institutional Research


The Office of Institutional Research provides research and evaluation to assist in institutional planning, data-driven decision making, and measurement of performance for Carl Sandburg College. Research staff are responsible for submitting Illinois Community College Board and Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System reports. Additionally, Institutional Research staff identifies and disseminates information on grant opportunities, facilitates preparation of grant plans and final reports. Selected summary data and reports are represented here.