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Pathways Innovation & Institutional Effectiveness

​​​​​Innovation & Institutional Effectiveness (IIE)

    IIE focuses on the development and management of ground-breaking pathway innovations, workforce development, and educational/community partnerships. IIE 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. Developing 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.




Mr. John L. Valencia  Interim President, Innovation & In​stitutional Effectiveness • (213) 763-3969

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

Chito Cajayon Dean (SFP), WorkSource Center / Employment Training Panel • • (213) 763-5565

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

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

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