DepartmentOffice of Educational Effectiveness
Biola AffiliationsFaculty
Phone(562) 944-0351, ext: 3858 (Direct)
Office LocationUL117 (Upper Level Library)



  • M.A. Education, Biola University
  • B.A. Psychology, California State University, Fullerton

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Eileen Soto is the Director of Educational Effectiveness at Biola University. She supports Biola’s curricular and co-curricular programs by guiding assessment best practices, annual program learning outcomes (PLO) assessment, academic program review, surveys, focus groups, and assessment related faculty development. She serves as a liaison regarding WSCUC standards and policies to UGCC, GCC, and other groups, and is directly responsible to Biola’s Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) for WSCUC reporting and substantive changes. She has also developed and implemented the use of PLA portfolio for undergraduate programs at Biola. Eileen earned an MA in Education from Biola University and a BA in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton. Eileen is married, has two children, and resides in La Mirada, CA.


Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education


  • Statistics for Research
  • First Year Seminar
  • Portfolio Development for Prior Learning Assessment
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