[The] focus on the health of the college and the benefit to students will no doubt have an impact.

Kathleen Moberg

“Crowdsourcing” is more than just a Web 2.0 buzzword – it’s a way to ensure that a large, potentially unwieldy project is well-rounded and complete. Hence, IEPI’s collaborative approach to meeting challenges and improving processes.

Knowing what works matters. Knowing how something works matters more. IEPI gives both.

Alex Casareno

With budgets falling – and private competition rising – it is crucial for California Community Colleges to stay ahead of the professional development game. That’s why IEPI focuses on real-world, research-based solutions to the problems that face our two-year colleges.

It really has done a good job of bringing us together with colleagues across the system to leverage each others’ knowledge.

Angelina Hill

With any large-scale student success initiative, the key is to home in on real, pressing issues and find legitimate solutions to those issues. That’s why the IEPI Advisory Committee is focused on carefully identifying the most in-demand topics for its Professional Development Workshops. 

I’m really interested in the idea of collective impact and how systems can work together to improve college going rates...

Rebeccah Warren-Marlatt

I’m really interested in the idea of collective impact and how systems can work together to improve college going rates, student throughput, degree attainment, and to improve the economic prosperity of the community. And IEPI felt like a collective impact approach for our own system.