The Assessment Committee is a standing governance committee that coordinates all processes related to the assessment of Institutional, Program, and Student Learning Outcomes. The primary purpose of this committee is to help support student learning by ensuring that learning outcome assessment is consistent with the mission of the college, addresses the needs of students and the community, and meets the requirements of law and regulation. As such, the Assessment Committee:
The Assessment Committee Charge document was reviewed and approved in Fall 2017.
In order to maintain administrative oversight of the entire range of campus assessment activities, the Assessment Committee meets at least once per month (during the academic year) to set college-wide assessment goals, plan for the Community College Survey of Student Engagement and Noel-Levitz schedules, and assess needs of faculty and staff in regard to assessment training.
The Assessment Committee reports to the Vice President of Instruction
The Assessment Committee communicates regularly with faculty through Assessment Committee representatives, Academic Senate, College Council, and the Faculty Chairs and Deans Council.
The Assessment Committee will have one faculty co-chaired and one administrative co-chair.
|Administrative Co-Chair||Billie Jo Rice|
|Faculty Co-Chair||Brent Wilson|
|Administrative Rep||Stephen Waller|
|Administrative Rep||Maria Wright|
|Institutional Effectiveness Rep||Craig Hayward|
|Assessment Services Assistant||Edie Nelson|
|Adjunct Rep||Lori Pesante (Criminal Justice)|
|Academic Development||Teresa McAllister|
|Behavioral Sciences/Criminal Justice||Dana Heins-Gelder|
|Biological Sciences||Milena Lilles|
|Business Management & Information Technology||Rudy Menjvar|
|English for Multilingual Students||VACANT|
|Family & Consumer Education||VACANT|
|Fire Technology (Public Safety)||Jana Richardson|
|Foreign Language/American Sign Language||Pam Davis|
|Health & Physical Education||Tina Cummings|
|Performing Arts||Brian Sivesind|
|Physical Science||Ximena De Silva Tavares|
|Member-at-Large||Karin Young-Gomez (Behavioral Science)|
|Student Government Association Rep||Jose Cortez|
Bakersfield College is committed to assessing learning outcomes. Faculty and staff complete assessments according to a 6-year assessment plan and share and discuss various facets of completing assessment specific to their discipline.
Institutional Learning Outcome (ILO) assessment examples are found on the ILO Assessment Examples page.
Student Learning Outcome (SLO) assessment examples are found on the SLO Assessment Examples page.
Bakersfield College utilizes eLumen for Assessment. Find out more information on the Bakersfield College eLumen Assessment page.