Mission: Consistent with AASE’s mission to foster and promote the professional development of its members, and to enable and encourage research-based teaching methods, the Assessment Committee exists to support and promote the assessment of programmatic effectiveness.
Purpose: The committee’s purpose is to facilitate a culture that recognizes the importance of research-based assessment and appreciates its role in developing professional and programmatic excellence.
Goal: The goal of the Assessment Committee is to foster an environment of continuous improvement by identifying, communicating and promoting research-based best practices in assessment.
Responsibilities: The AASE Assessment Committee will focus on:
- Developing periodic national surveys and/or other forms of assessment using research-based best practices to evaluate, academic success and bar support programmatic effectiveness, current trends and practices in our profession, teaching excellence, and student outcomes.
- Reviewing and sharing the data collected about best practices and existing resources with AASE members and other interested professionals.
- Providing opportunities for dialogue about programmatic, teaching, and student outcome assessment.
- Showcasing outstanding programmatic, teaching, and student outcome assessment practices and achievements.
- Creating a centralized resource for information about research-based assessment.
- Developing a five-year plan for the committee; and
- Reporting to the AASE President as needed and providing a written annual report of Committee activities.