Student Learning and Program Effectiveness Committee

The Student Learning and Program Effectiveness Committee (SLAPEC) was created in Fall 2014 with the merger of the Program Review Committee and the Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) and Assessment Committee. Archived documents from the earlier committees are available at Program Review Committee and SLO and Assessment Committee.

Mission Statement

The goals of the West Valley College Student Learning and Program Effectiveness Committee are to:

  • Develop a streamlined process that integrates learning outcome assessments and program self-evaluation.
  • Encourage thoughtful and meaningful dialogue among faculty and staff on methods and practices that help students achieve their goals.
  • Assist faculty and staff in managing learning outcome assessment data and supporting evidence for continuous quality improvement in compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Support program self-evaluation and planning based on thoughtful student assessments, collaborative dialogue and meaningful program review.
  • Act as the faculty and staff voice to ensure a transparent and systematic process that improves linkage and accountability between program review and resource allocation.


The 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM in Fox 103 or Fox 202. Check agenda for meeting room.


Betsy Sandford, Chair Library
Heidi Brueckner School of Art and Design
Tiina Keller School of Art and Design
Victor Castillo School of Professional Studies
Jennifer Ho Social Sciences
Elise Johnson Student Services
Stephanie Kashima Dean of Instruction & Student Success
Patricia Louderback Health and Human Development
Elizabeth Maciel Administrative Services
Renee Paquier School of Professional Studies
LeAnn K. McGinley Student Services
Silvia Castellini-Patel Language Arts
Betsy Sandford Library
Alfred Forrest Director of Health Services
Alyson Butcher Science and Math


SLAPEC meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM in in Fox 103 or Fox 202. Check agenda for room.


Schedule and Agendas Summaries
September 5, 2017  
September 19, 2017  
October 3, 2017  
October 17, 2017  
October 31, 2017  
November 7, 2017  
November 21, 2017  
December 5, 2017  
February 6, 2018  
February 20, 2018  
March 6, 2018  
March 20, 2018  
April 3, 2018  
April 17, 2018  
May 1, 2018  
May 15, 2018  




SLO and Assessment

Master Schedule

Assessment Tools

Discussion Guides


Institutional Learning Outcomes



Course SLOs

Program SLOs

For meeting agendas and summaries prior to Fall 2014, see SLO/A.

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