Persistence and Completion Academy – July 2014
The Persistence and Completion Academy is designed for institutions wishing to build institutional capacity for the improvement of student persistence and completion. The Academy offers a structured program that aims to help institutions, with the guidance of a dedicated mentor, establish clear goals and strategies for specific student population groups and implement initiatives to support attainment of those goals. Participating institutions also learn how to collect and analyze data to identify patterns that lead to data-informed decisions.
Attending: Nick Baker, Ryan Madis, Deb Shumaker, and Shannon Weaver.
Assessment Academy – July 2013
The Assessment Academy is tailored for institutions interested in developing an ongoing commitment to assessing and improving student learning. The Academy offers each institution personalized guidance in developing, documenting and implementing a systematic approach to institutional assessment. Institutions participating in the Assessment Academy are presented with new ideas and techniques for influencing institutional culture, increasing capacity to assess student learning and using assessment data to improve student learning.
Attending: Nick Holton, Julie Lavender, and Laura Percival.