Educational Programs and Institutional Effectiveness 


About Us


The Educational Programs and Institutional Effectiveness (EPIE) division provides leadership and coordination for District-wide educational and student services initiatives, course and program approval, accreditation, strategic planning, attendance accounting, institutional research, and the Student Information System (SIS) modernization project.  

Our Staff   

  • Bobbi Kimble - Interim Vice Chancellor, Educational Programs and Institutional Effectiveness
  • Maury Pearl  -  Associate Vice Chancellor, Institutional Effectiveness
  • Deborah L. Harrington - Dean, Student Success
  • Allison Tom-Miura - Faculty, Special Assignment
  • Sarah Crespo - Administrative Analyst
  • Nicole Huff - Senior Secretary
  • Terri Fisher - Administrative Intern
  • Moon Ko - Research Analyst
  • Stanislav Levin - Research Analyst
  • Betina Vallin - SFP Technician, Student Success
  • Kristen Van Hala - Executive Assistant
Attendance Accounting (Intranet) -This office reports student enrollments for the allocation of State funding. It also maintains District-wide calendars, develops FTES projections, and provides ongoing and ad-hoc reports for enrollment and fiscal planning. 
Curriculum Support -This office provides coordination of Board approval for courses and programs, maintaining the District-wide shared course database as well as individual college awards, reviewing, posting and implementing course changes, and related curriculum-related activities.

Institutional Effectiveness
  • Planning and Accreditation​​​​ - Assessing institutional performance through the framework of strategic planning and accreditation. 
  • Institutional Research​ - Providing information and analysis that supports policy development, effective decision-making, and accountability mandates.

Student Success Coordination of LACCD Student Success Initiatives including the CCCCO Basic Skills Initiative, Achieving the Dream (AtD), and coordination of the California Community Colleges’ Success Ntwork (3CSN) statewide professional development initiative. 

Student Information System (SIS) Modernization -This project is a joint effort managed by both the Educational Programs and Institutional Effectiveness Division and the Information Technology Division. When completed, this project will improve student services, teaching and learning, and organizational effectiveness. 

Dolores Huerta Labor Institute (DHLI) - This District-wide initiative provides faculty resources for developing labor-themed content and curricula, as well as promoting labor education at individual colleges.​​​​​​​​​​​​