The purpose shall be to oversee the institutional effectiveness process related to instruction at the College District, including education and procedures of said process. The committee shall be responsible for assessing the institutional effectiveness of all departments/areas required to provide institutional effectiveness (IE) plans and/or graduate assessments, as well as assessing the Academic Core. Assessment of IE and graduate assessments shall be completed on an annual basis. Assessment of the Academic Core shall be completed every five years or more often if needed. New members to the committee shall receive a training manual and orientation by the chair. The committee shall offer directions and education throughout the campus related to improving the institutional effectiveness process.  Note:  The Technical Review Sub-Committee and the Academic Review Sub-Committee shall be appointed by the Assessment Committee and shall be subcommittees of the Assessment Committee.