Institutional Effectiveness (IE)

What's New?

ACE Timeline: 

AY 2022-2023 Closing the Loop Reports are due by September 15, 2023.

AY 2023-2024 ACE Plans are also due by September 15, 2023.

AY 2023-24 ACE Timeline

Compliance Assist Has a New Look: Quick Navigation Guide

ACE Quick Navigation Guide

ACE Tips:

ACE Tips -- Planning

ACE Tips -- Closing the Loop

New Planning and Reporting Tools:

ACE One Page View

ACE Assessment for Academic and Student services 

Planning: Strategy Mapping

Collective Impact Reporting

IE Overview

At Lone Star College, assessment consists of both operational effectiveness and learning effectiveness. To assess the operational effectiveness, all LSC units are engaged in an annual cycle of planning and assessment that involves developing plans for improvement, implementing said plans, collecting data to gauge the extent to which the expected outcomes are achieved, and then using the assessment results for continuous improvement.

An overview of the Annual Cycle of Effectiveness (ACE) is presented below:

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IE Toolkit


Detailed Introduction to LSC's ACE Process

IE/ACE Handbook

IE Workshop: ACE Assessment Planning and Reporting 

Self-Assessment Rubric for Completing ACE Plans and Reports

Sample of Exemplary IE Plans and Reports

Creating Mission and Vision Statements (Worksheet)

ACE Form (Worksheet)

 LSC Dashboard and Scorecard Site - Internal Users Only

LSC Strategic Plan and Goals



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