Assessment Leadership Academy
A New Opportunity for Campuses to Develop
Assessment Expertise and Leadership
March 2013-January 2014
Applications will be accepted from November 15, 2012 until February 15, 2013
Purpose of the Academy
The WASC Assessment Leadership Academy (ALA) will prepare campus professionals to provide leadership in the form of workshops, consultation, and guidance, and to support the scholarship of assessment at their institution, as well as other institutions. The Academy curriculum will include both structured and institutionally-tailored learning opportunities in the assessment of educational effectiveness, and it will address national issues in assessment, accreditation, and accountability.
Who Should Participate in the Academy?
Higher education faculty, staff, and administrators who have a commitment to:
- Developing assessment expertise
- Serving in an on-going assessment leadership role on their campus
Assessment Leadership Academy Faculty
ALA participants will interact with and learn from these nationally-recognized higher education leaders in interactive class sessions and one-on-one consultations with the Faculty and Co-Facilitators of the ALA.
Professionals who complete Academy requirements will develop expertise in assessment foundations, assessment training and consultation, campus leadership in assessment, and the scholarship of assessment. A complete list of learning goals can be found here .
Application Process and Deadline
We anticipate admitting 30 professionals to the Academy each year and will select participants through our online application. We will be accepting applications from November 15, 2012 until February 15, 2013.
APPLY NOW! CLICK ON THE BUTTON BELOW.
(Registration is now closed for 2013-14)
For more information please contact Julie Kotovksy, jkotovsky [at] wascsenior [dot] org, 510-748-9001 Ext. 307.
This educational program is offered as a service to WASC member institutions and others who wish to attend. It is entirely optional, but upon request facilitators can provide information about effective practices that align with WASC accreditation expectations.