Summer Professional Development Week
Summer Professional Development Week

Start Date: Monday, July 17, 2017
End Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017

Three workshops are offered as part of this event, and participants are invited to register for one or a combination of workshops. See the Agenda tab for specific start and end times.

Program Description

As part of its efforts to provide value to member institutions, HLC offers a biannual Professional Development Week. During the Summer 2017 Professional Development Week, workshops will include an individual-oriented assessment basics workshop, a team-based workshop on institution-wide assessment planning and a workshop for faculty members on how to support student success. Through informational and interactive sessions led by expert practitioners, participants in all three workshops will develop skills and strategies to help their institutions improve.

Emerging Leaders in Assessment Workshop (Individual)
July 17–18, 2017
Individuals with new assessment responsibilities and those seeking to refresh their assessment skills and knowledge will be guided through the terminology and processes that are fundamental to assessing student learning.

Strategic Assessment Workshop (Team)
July 17–18, 2017
Teams of five to eight institutional representatives with varying levels of accountability for assessment will collaborate with experienced facilitators to develop a deliberately designed assessment plan that aims to cultivate an institutional culture committed to improving student learning.

Supporting Student Success Workshop (Individual)
July 19–20, 2017
Individuals in the faculty role and those supporting the work of faculty will explore potential barriers to student success, examine promising practices and devise strategies to support students inside and outside of the classroom.

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