Presentation on theme: "Developing an Assessment Consortium Selected Slides from Presentation: Thursday, December 10 ll am-noon Cheryl Beil Assistant Vice President."— Presentation transcript:
Developing an Assessment Consortium Selected Slides from Presentation: Thursday, December 10 ll am-noon Cheryl Beil Assistant Vice President for Academic Planning, Institutional Research, and Assessment, and Assistant Research Professor of Psychology The George Washington University Karen Froslid Jones Director, Office of Institutional Research and Assessment American University
Questions to consider when organizing an assessment consortium Assessment: – What is the need for the organization? Mission: – What are the desired outcomes? Membership: – Who can join? Organizational structure: – Should it be formal or informal? – Do you want to create by-laws?
Questions to consider when organizing (cont) Leadership: – Who will initiate the start-up? – How will the organization be sustained over time? Funding: – How will you fund activities? – Should there be membership fees? Communication: – How will you communicate with one another? Meeting: How often will you meet? – What will be achieved at the meetings? Record keeping: – Should records be kept? – How will records be maintained?
Resources New England Educational Assessment Network (NEEAN) Reinvention Center Washington Area Schools Learning and Assessment Network (WASLAN) Cheryl Beil – Karen Froslid Jones –