Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Planning & Institutional Research

The CCAC Department of Planning and Institutional Research supports instruction, evaluation and assessment, planning, decision making and other administrative functions by:

  • Providing timely and accurate information and analysis
  • Fulfilling external reporting requirements
  • Educating the college community on the generation and use of research
  • Using state of the art delivery system to disseminate reader friendly information and research

You can view planning and research information:

  • Strategic Plan 2011–2016: view college planning documents, documentation on planning processes and helpful links to planning resources on the Internet.
  • Assessment: access information about institutional assessment and the assessment of student learning.
  • Achieving the Dream is a national initiative to help more community college students succeed (earn degrees, earn certificates or transfer to other institutions to continue their studies).
  • The Culture of Completion Project: Degrees Change Lives is a resource for expanding knowledge and deeper understanding of the issue of community college completion through applied research and dialogue.
  • Research and Reports: view enrollment updates, institutional research reports and useful links to institutional research resources on the Internet.
  • Contact us with your questions and comments, or to obtain assistance on a research or planning matter.
  • ARC, the Administrative Reporting Center (ARC), provides you with statistical data in areas such as enrollment and budgets. Data is made available in a report format that is interactive, printable, and easily exported into applications such as Excel and Crystal Reports.
  • The Learning Network Strategic Plan 2006–2011