The OPRA team plays a partnering and leading role in College Planning and Non-Instructional Unit Assessment and evaluation.  Please see the following links below for more information regarding our resource allocation process. 

College Resource Allocation Documents:

About Planning

Saddleback College recognizes that planning is critical for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the college, facilitates better-informed decisions about the allocation of college resources, and ultimately results in improved student achievement. Planning at Saddleback College is comprehensive, collaborative and designed to enable the college to effectively achieve its mission and move towards its desired vision of the future.

The purpose of this website is to document Saddleback College’s continuous and integrated planning efforts whereby the college collectively identifies and prioritizes college-wide goals and strategies, implements these goals and strategies, and measures and evaluates the outcomes.

Saddleback College uses a bottom-up approach to planning which both begins and ends with all instructional programs, student support and administrative service units as well as input from all campus constituent groups. 

Periodic evaluation and review is also an essential part of continuous improvement at the college.  Both the process and the resulting plans are critically evaluated on an ongoing basis in order to ensure that the needs of the college and all its constituent groups are being met. 

 College Planning Documents:
Strategic Planning 2014-2020 District-wide Strategic Plan
2014-2020 Saddleback College Strategic Plan (as of 9.21.16)
2010-2013 Saddleback College Strategic Plan
Education and Facility Master Planning 2020-2030 Saddleback College Education Master Plan
2011-2031 SOCCCD Education and Facilities Master Plan
2011-2031 Saddleback College Education and Facilities Plan
2006 Saddleback College Educational Resource Plan
2006 Saddleback College Campus Master Plan
Equity Planning 2019-2022 Saddleback College Student Equity Plan
2015-2016 Saddleback College Student Equity Plan
2014-2015 Saddleback College Student Equity Plan
2005 Saddleback College Student Equity Plan
Technology Plan 2015-2020 Saddleback Technology Plan
2010-2015 Saddleback College Technology Master Plan
Economic & Workforce Development Plan 2015-2020 Economic and Workforce Development Plan
Student Success Coordinating Plan 2015-2016 Student Success Update and Plan
Basic Skills Plan 2015-2016 ESL/Basic Skills Expenditure Plan
2015-2016 Basic Skills Report to Student Success Coordinating Committee
College Integrated Plan (Draft) 2017-2018 Draft Integrated Plan


Use of Data in Resource Planning at Saddleback:

Use of Assessment Data in Resource Allocation -Research Brief