Thursday, March 10, 2011

MCC team attends HLC academy

Academy attendees included (l to r): Penny Tepesch, Anne Dvorak, Greg Sanford, Mindy McCallum, Kimberly Glackin, Cynthia Sexton Proctor from MCC and Robert Mundhenk, HLC mentor.

A team of faculty and administrators from MCC took a trip to Lisle, Ill., last week to participate in the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Academy for Assessment of Student Learning.

HLC, the accrediting body for colleges and universities in and around the Midwest, includes student learning as one component of its accreditation process. The academy provides
support to member colleges for building an institution-wide commitment to assessment of student learning.

The MCC delegation, which included several members of the District Steering Committee for Institutional Assessment (DSCIA), was comprised of:

Kristy Bishop, director of institutional research
Anne Dvorak, English faculty, MCC-Longview 
Kimberly Glackin, psychology faculty, MCC-Blue River
Paul Long, vice chancellor of educational services
Mindy McCallum, dean of instruction, MCC-Maple Woods
Cynthia Sexton Proctor, DSCIA co-chair, physics faculty, MCC-Maple Woods
Greg Sanford, DSCIA co-chair, history faculty, MCC-Penn Valley
Penny Tepesch, manufacturing technology faculty, division chair, MCC-Business & Technology

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