Institutional Research, Effectiveness, and Planning

The Coastline Department of Institutional Research, Effectiveness, and Planning supports the planning and decision-making efforts throughout the college by providing data and information for managing and maintaining the quality and effectiveness and encouraging continuous improvement of academic programs, academic and student support services, and administrative services.

The office also provides information that is mandated by external accrediting agencies and legislative bodies and serves as a primary source for information on institutional effectiveness at Coastline Community College.

Data Dashboards

Research Statistics & Reports

College Plans

Planning and Accreditation Newsletter

IREP Documents


College Processes

State and Regional Resources

Federal and National Resources

Institutional Proposal Review Board (IPRB)

The Institutional Proposal Review Board (IPRB) reviews research projects that involve human participants to uphold two broad standards: first, that participants are not placed at undue risk; second, that they give uncoerced, informed consent to their participation.

With representation from a wide range of disciplines and from outside the academic community, the IPRB gives prompt but individualized attention to the numerous research projects at the university.

If you are interested in conducting research at Coastline Community College, please submit IPRB Review Form and associated documentation (outlined in the IPRB Form) to Dr. Aeron Zentner at


For more information contact the Coastline Community College Department of Institutional Research, Effectiveness, and Planning by e-mail. Contacts are listed below:

Aeron Zentner, D.B.A.
Administrative Dean

Jorge R. Sanchez, Ph.D.
Associate Dean

Shanon Gonzalez, M.A.
Senior Research Analyst

Raissa Covit, M.A.
Institutional Effectiveness Analyst

Darian Aistrich, B.A.
Grant Development Specialist

Steven Homestead, M.A.
Research and Grants Assistant

Daniel Pittaway, M.A.
Accreditation Coordinator

Joshua Levenshus, M.A.
Program Review / SLO Coordinator

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