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Regional Community College Assessment Conference

Pre-conference Workshops
Regional Community College Assessment Conference

Plan for the 2021 Assessment Conference and Workshop scheduled for April 29-30, 2021.

Pre-conference Workshops

Register for Pre-conference Workshops

Session 1

When You Run a Co-Curricular Program, Assess it!
Strategies for Developing Manageable and Meaningful Co-Curricular Assessments

Thursday, April 25, 2019
1:30-2:45 p.m.
Cost $25
(includes both sessions)

Jeremy Penn, PhD, President of Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education
College of Education, University of Iowa

In an era of tightened budgets and increased student debt, co-curricular programs are increasingly challenged to produce evidence of their effectiveness. In this workshop we will provide a framework for implementing co-curricular assessment, including being clear about the purpose of co-curricular assessment, designing a co-curricular assessment study, validity and reliability, analyzing and communicating results, and taking action.


Session 2

Utilizing the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education in a Student Affairs Division

Thursday, April 25, 2019
3-4:30 p.m.

Franklyn Taylor, EdD, Campus VP for Student Affairs
St. Louis Community College-Forest Park

Amy Bird, Manager of Access Office
St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley

This session focuses on an institution’s attempt at a self–study exercise utilizing the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). The session will outline the strategy utilized, the challenges encountered during the journey, the outcomes and results of the self-study.