Porterville College

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Research Links

Below, you will find a list of important organizations related to Institutional Research.  These are divided into three categories:  Research and Planning Organizations, Data and Information Sources, and Other Education Organizations.

Research and Planning Organizations

  Kern Community College District Institutional Research Page
  Bakersfield College Office of Institutional Effectiveness
  Research and Planning Group (RP Group) for California Community Colleges
AIR   Association for Institutional Research
CAIR   California Association for Institutional Research
NCRP   National Council for Research and Planning

Data and Information Sources

Data Mart   Chancellor's Office of the California Community Colleges Data Mart
CPEC   California Postsecondary Education Commission
DataQuest   California Department of Education DataQuest
NCES   National Center for Education Statistics
User Support Group   EdSource
LMI    California Labor Market Information
Gov Info Sharing   The National Information Center for Higher Education Policymaking and Analysis
CA Dept. of Finance   California Department of Finance
Census Bureau   US Census Bureau
Melissa Data Lookups   Melissa Data Lookups (a great free source for a variety of info)
Melissa Data Lookups   SchoolMatters (another great education data source)

Other Education Organizations

Porterville Unified School District   Porterville Unified School District
Tulare County Office of Ed.   Tulare County Office of Education
Assessment Institute   California Assessment Institute
CC League   Community College League of California
ACCJC    Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
AS   Academic Senate for California Community Colleges