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Pathways Innovation & Institutional Effectiveness

​​​​Pathway Innovation & Institutional Effectiveness (PIIE)

PIIE Logo PIIE focuses on the development and management of ground-breaking pathway innovations, workforce development, and educational/community partnerships. PIIE is also responsible for collection, analysis, and dissemination of data and institutional research.

Our overarching goal is to enhance and support the college’s organizational efficiency and capacity for innovat​ion by:

  1. Developing, strengthening and expanding innovative pathway programs and activities that reduce the time to completion, the cost of attendance and enrich overall student success.
  2. Establishing programs and supports for academically under-prepared students, English Language Learners, and other non-traditional college students with barriers to success.
  3. Developing and implementing CTE career pathways, in partnership with K-12, Adult Ed and community-based organizations.
  4. Managing existing and seeking additional external grants and other funding (local, state, federal, foundation and corporate grants, awards and allocations) to increase opportunities for the development, enrichment and scaling of LATTC pathway innovations.
  5. day of dialogueDeveloping and managing workforce initiatives; providing specialized training for incumbent workers and unemployed students and residents; and fostering industry partnerships to improve employment outcomes.
  6. Creating and supporting ongoing, systematic processes and policies that improve institutional effectiveness of the college and its pathways.
  7. Compiling, analyzing and disseminating institutional and program data to enhance and support teaching, learning and decision-making.
  8. Creating and promoting professional development opportunities for faculty, staff and administrators to enrich their professional knowledge, competencies, skills, and effectiveness.



Chito Cayajon –  Dean (SFP) WorkSource CenterEmployment Training Panel • • (213) 763-5565

(Vacant) – Dean, Partnerships and Adult Education • (213) 763-5533

Marcia Wilson – Dean (SFP) Equity and Special Initiatives • •​ (213) 763-7385​

Ani Zarpas – Dean, In​stitutional Effectiveness/Research • • (213) 763-7064

Ramon Abrego – Associate Dean (SFP) Adult Basic Education, Tutoring and Academic Connections •​ • (213) 763-3758