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Assessment Committee


The Assessment Committee at CCC is one of seven designated Faculty Council committees.  The Assessment Committee is the body that provides broad-based planning and/or review of nearly all assessment activities on campus.  These include Academic and Student Affairs Program Reviews and Progress Reports, Student Learning Outcomes AssessmentGeneral Education and review/implementation of assessment tools such as external and internal surveys and research. The committee overseas the implementation of the Seven Year Program review Cycle. Seven Year Cycle for Program Assessment


The committee meets biweekly during the fall and spring semesters while class is in session.  The membership of the committee includes diverse campus office representation.  In 2013/2014 this includes 14 faculty and staff members, listed as follows:


Chair- Michele Snyder, Associate Professor (Science)
Secretary- Scott Buffett, Assistant Professor (Wind and Renewable Energies Technology)
Ashley Cousens, Coordinator Community Workforce Development
Victoria Zinser Duley, Associate Dean of Institutional Research and Planning (ex officio)
Katrina Evens, Associate Professor (Nursing)
Wendy Grossmann, Counselor
Joanna Jackson, Assistant Professor (English)
Dr. Kathleen Kasprzak, Director of Nursing and Allied Health
Dr. Cheryl Lesser, Vice President of Academic Affairs (ex officio)
Willow Nolland, Coordinator of Educational Partnerships and Academic Services
Rebecca Pentalow, Math Retention/ Success Coordinator
Cheryl Seymour, Financial Aid Director
Fred Smith, Vice President for Student Affairs (ex officio)

The Assessment Committee Chair sits on the President’s Cabinet, where administrative unit assessments are reviewed.  The Chair also participates as part of the campus Assessment Team which meets once a semester to coordinate all assessment activities (including also the VPAA, VPSA, Student Learning Outcomes and General Education Coordinators and the Associate Dean of Institutional Research and Planning).