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Research and Planning

The Office of Strategy, Planning and Accountability (SPA) fosters student success by leading, evaluating and integrating strategic planning, compliance and analytics into the culture of inquiry at Glendale Community College.


SPA provides data and analysis necessary to support data-informed decision-making at GCC.  In addition, SPA utilizes predictive analytics to forecast trends and better inform institutional planning efforts. 


SPA is responsible for the oversight of the GCC’s strategic planning efforts with an emphasis on an integrated process that incorporates planning, resources, assessment and review.


SPA’s accountability efforts at GCC are focused primarily on Title IV eligibility and compliance with Program Integrity guidelines, including disclosures and policy updates as required by the U.S. Department of Education, the Higher Learning Commission, and various other regulatory agencies, when appropriate.


Building: Administration (A) - 51
Phone: (623) 845-3169
Hours of Operation


Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Mon. Thurs. 7 a.m.- 6 p.m.