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Becoming an Assessment Facilitator

October 13, 2017 - DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City - Philadelphia, PA



Photo by Bob Krist - Courtesy of Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau.


About the Workshop


This one-day program is for those familiar with assessment who want to learn how to guide others in developing plans and tools for assessing student learning.

Topics include:

• Characteristics of good facilitation

• Strategies for organizing assessment workshop activities for faculty

• Examples of workshop techniques

• Strategies for evaluating your institution’s assessment needs


The program will include presentations, interspersed with discussions and brief group and individual exercises that will give participants the opportunity to engage in and practice applying key facilitation concepts. This workshop is ideal for assessment directors and assessment committee members; institutional research directors; faculty developers; and academic affairs and student affairs administrators.



LTC Christoper Mayer, Associate Dean for Strategy, Policy, and Assessment, United States Military Academy



7:30-8:30 A.M.                   Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30 A.M. - 12noon            Workshop

12:00 noon - 1:00 P.M.      Lunch

1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.         Workshop Concludes


Registration Closed

The registration fee includes workshop materials, a continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, and lunch. Institutions may send more than one person to this workshop.

Early Registration
(Received on or before September 22, 2017):        $345 per person

Regular Registration
(Received September 23 - October 6, 2017):         $420 per person


NOTE: No on-site registration available.

Cancellations: To qualify for a refund, registrations must be canceled by September 22, 2017. A cancellation fee of $75 will be assessed, regardless of the reason for cancellation. Cancellations received after this date will not receive a refund. Contact MSCHE at (267) 284-5000.




Participants are responsible for their own accommodations. MSCHE has not reserved a block of rooms. For information regarding hotel reservations at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City click HERE. (Participants that need to book a room for this workshop are advised to make their reservations early. The hotel has limited availability.) The hotel is located at: 237 Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680; Telephone: (267) 284-5000


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