Assessment Committee

Group picture of committee members.

About the Committee


  1. a: Ensure clear, thorough, measurable and level-appropriate SLO’s, PLO’s, AUO’s are developed, mapped and assessed on a regular basis.
    b: Assist in utilization of results of assessments for continuous improvement in student learning.
    c: Provide faculty with tools needed to achieve competency in student learning assessment process.
  2. Broadly communicate the results of all assessment and evaluation activities for shared understanding and for sustained, substantive, and collegial dialogue about our strengths and weaknesses, setting appropriate priorities, student outcomes, and continuous improvement of student learning and achievement.


Coordinates all student learning outcomes assessment processes and reports to Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Services.


Coordinates all Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

In order to maintain administrative oversight of the entire range of campus assessment activities, an Assessment Team meets at least once per semester 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.

Send your comments or feedback to the Assessment Committee Webmaster, Brent Wilson.



Committee Chairs

Department Person
Faculty Co-Chair, Allied Health (Nursing) Dianthe Hoffman
Administrative Co-Chair, Dean of Instruction Billie Jo Rice

Department Representatives

Department Person
Adjunct Representative Vacant
Academic Development Teresa Mcallister
Agriculture Vacant (Chair: Gregg Cluff)
Allied Health Heather Shaffstall
Art Darrin Ekern
Behavioral Sciences/Criminal Justice Eleonora Hicks
Biological Sciences Milena Lilles
Business Management & Information Technology Gayle Richardson
Communication Helen Acosta
Engineering & Industrial Technology Justin Flint
English Savanna Andrasian
English for Multilingual Students Marcelyn Allen
Family & Consumer Education Vacant (Chair: Jo'l Braden)
Foreign Language/American Sign Language Pam Davis
Health & Physical Education Tina Cummings
Library Faith Bradham
Mathematics Nigie Shi
Nursing Ronnie Knabe
Performing Arts Brian Sivesind
Philosophy Tanya Silva
Physical Science Ximena Da Silva Tavares
Public Safety Jana Richardson
Social Sciences John Kelleher
Student Services Faculty/Articulation Officer Marisa Marquez
Member-at-Large Brent Wilson (PHSC)
Member-at-Large Erica Menchaca (ACDV)
Member-at-Large Sandra Davis (NURS)
Member-at-Large Isaac Vannasone (MATH)
Assessment Tech Edie Nelson
Administrative Representative Stephen Waller
Administrative Representative Maria Wright
Institutional Effectiveness Representative Craig Hayward
Student Government Association Jose Cortez
Student Government Association Chris Cruz

ILO Assessments

Bakersfield College is committed to carrying out the mission of our institution. One way we do this is through the establishment and consistent assessment of our 4 Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs):

  1. Think: Think critically and evaluate sources and information for validity and usefulness.
  2. Communicate: Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms.
  3. Demonstrate: Demonstrate competency in a field of knowledge or with job-related skills.
  4. Engage: Engage productively in all levels of society – interpersonal, community, the state and the nation, and the world.

Examples of ILO Assessments at Bakersfield College can be found on the ILO Assessment Examples page.

Committee History

View old assessment documents such as plans and worksheets on BC Assessment Committee SharePoint.

Meeting Times

2nd and 4th Monday each month

Last Meeting

Assessment Committee Meeting - March 12th, 2018