Meet Our Partners Series—Building a Common Assessment Framework
AEFIS Academy Community Event
Director of Undergraduate Assessment
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Director of Academic Partnerships
November 19, 2020 @ 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET
Learn about best practices and winning assessment strategies from our expert users and VIPs—Very Important Partners! Get a chance to have thought leadership discussions with these amazing colleagues and exchange battle stories from the field.
This particular session will focus on the importance of building a common assessment framework, and creating momentum across an institution in using this framework for continuous improvement, opportunities to grow through using data to make meaningful decisions, and creating an end-to-end Comprehensive Learner Record that provides value to all stakeholders, including students.
Steven Hawks, Director of Undergraduate Assessment, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Steven Hawks serves as a campus-wide resource on undergraduate assessment and works with faculty, staff, and administrators to develop, implement, and coordinate assessment efforts of undergraduate student learning outcomes across the undergraduate experience. He also is responsible for compliance with accreditation criteria on assessment of student learning, and is the institutional representative for undergraduate SERU (Student Experience in the Research University) survey. Before coming to the University of Minnesota, Steve served as the Assistant Director of Assessment at Kansas State University.
Suzanne Carbonaro, Director of Academic Partnerships, AEFIS
Suzanne Carbonaro, M.Ed, MS, CE School Administrator, is the Director of Academic Partnerships at AEFIS. Suzanne has 27 years experience in higher education teaching, curriculum design, assessment and leadership. Most recently, Suzanne served as the Director of Assessment at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences where she designed the real-time assessment process for the newly implemented competency-driven doctor of pharmacy curriculum. She came to USciences from Rider University where she served as Director of Assessment and Strategic Partnerships at the College of Education. Here she redesigned their assessment process and managed over a million dollars in grants. Suzanne has led successful self-studies and re-accreditation efforts for the doctor of pharmacy and teacher and leader education programs. She is a proud member of the team who successfully received the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2019 Award for Excellence in Assessment. Suzanne was invited to present her research and development of Comprehensive Learner Records (CLRs) to IMS Global at the 2018 Learning Analytics Summit, 2019 IMS Global Digital Credentials Summit and was a finalist for Learning Impact Awards at the Leadership Institute in May 2019. She received the USciences 2018 Founder’s Day Award for Innovation and has presented at AALHE (2018, 2019, 2020), Drexel Assessment Conference (2018, 2019, 2020), IUPUI (2018, 2019, 2020), AACP (2019) as well as regional assessment conferences, and the Competency-Based Education Network (2019, 2020).
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