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Mission Statement

The CASL Committee's mission is to ensure that the college goes through an ongoing, systematic process that clarifies and improves SLOs at every level from institutional, program, and course through certificates and degrees with specific emphasis on student success. The Committee works with faculty to ensue the methods of assessment of course SLOs and program SLOs are aligned and consistent across the college.

Scope and Duties

The CASL Committee reports to the Academic Senate and jointly works with the Administrative Unit Outcome Committee through the Outcomes and Assessments Steering Committee.

Committee responsibilities

  • Guide and facilitate faculty and staff in implementing outcome and assessment processes.
  • Guide and facilitate faculty and staff in implementing outcome and assessment processes.
  • Support faculty and staff about institutional, program, degree/certificate, course level SLOs, and the processes and timing for establishing and assessing them.
  • Provide colleagues with guidance, training, tools, rubrics, models and other resources that will assist them in SLO alignment, development and assessment.
  • Assist faculty and staff in analyzing the results of assessment to improve learning and services.
  • Maintain open and frequent communications about SLO development and assessment with various college groups, including but not limited to the Department chairs, Academic Division Deans, Curriculum Committee, Academic Senate, Office of Academic Affairs, and College Planning Team.



  • Committee Mission Statement

    The purpose of the Program Review Committee (an Academic Senate subcommittee) is to provide training, advisement and assistance to College of the Canyons faculty and staff to facilitate and improve the program review process. The committee will provide leadership and guidance by reviewing comprehensive program reviews, annual plans, outcomes and assessment cycles, and evaluating the program review planning process.

    Committee Oversight

    The Academic Senate reviews the activity of the Committee and gives general direction to its work.

    Committee Duties and Functions

    The Program Review Committee will be responsible for maintaining a process by which instructional and academic support programs (TLC, Library, Counseling, Service Learning, etc.) systematically assess themselves to ensure currency, relevance, appropriateness, and achievement of stated goals and outcomes.

    • The committee will review all proposed procedural and content changes to the program review including budget processes.
    • The Committee will develop, write, evaluate and update program review forms and procedures in collaboration with other constituencies, as appropriate.
    • Review final instructional and academic support program reviews, identifying themes, and providing advisory guidance to faculty, staff andadministrators.
    • Provide an annual report of its activities and actions to the College Planning Team, the Academic Senate, and other constituencies.