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About PRO - Planning and Research Office


  • The mission of PRO is to secure and manage high quality data while transforming it into knowledge that can be used to inform and support planning decisions, improve student learning, and promote institutional effectiveness.

The Planning and Research Office (PRO) is responsible for the following:
  • Coordinating planning activities such as the College Strategic Plan and environmental scanning for Education Master Planning
  • Facilitating Accreditation and Student Learning Outcomes reporting
  • Reviewing and providing mandatory reports to national, state, community organizations, and internal offices at Cabrillo
  • Conducting research studies on the efficacy of innovations
  • Supporting grant activities including acquistion and reporting
  • Providing operational support to campus offices and departments

SQL Data Warehouse

The SQL Data Warehouse is a secure repository of campus data from a variety of campus data systems including Colleague, SARS, Polyhedral, and MIS. A collaborative venture between PRO and Cabrillo IT, the warehouse drives the SOFIA business intelligence tool, SQL Reports, the live learning lab usage page, and many of our studies and reports including much of the Fact Book.

PRO Program Plan

PRO Staff:

Terrence Willett, M.S.
Director of Planning, Research & Knowledge Systems

Steve Blohm, M.A., M.S.
Institutional Research Analyst

Natalia Cordoba-Velasquez, M.B.A.
Institutional Research Analyst

Judy Cassada, M.P.A.
Institutional Research Specialist

Terra Morris, M.A.
Institutional Research Analyst

Office Location:

Planning and Research Office
Building 1200
(Next to the Sesnon House)
6500 Soquel Drive
Cabrillo College.
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 477-5577 (voice)
(831) 477-3746 (fax)



Contact Information


Fax: (831)477.3726
Location: #1200
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