Workshops

Administrative, Educational and Student Support (AESS) workshops are designed to educate, inform and help participants acquire the knowledge and skills needed to engage in annual assessment and periodic unit review.
DateTitleFacilitator(s)Workshop DescriptionMaterials
4/23/2019
Designing and Using Surveys for AssessmentDr. Meredith Reitman, President, Reitman Research and Strategy LLC

Surveys are useful tools for collecting information about people's experiences, needs, beliefs, values, expectations, attitudes, opinions, and the like. After attending this dynamic and interactive session, participants will be able to:

  • design survey questions according to best practices;
  • analyze survey data to reveal findings; and
  • use findings to plan next steps.

Agenda 04/23/19

PowerPoint Slides 04/23/19

Assessment Activity Worksheet 04/23/19

11/15/2018AESS Unit Assessment: Find Out How Effective You Really AreDr. Meredith Reitman, President, Reitman Research and Strategy LLC

Workshop introduced and reintroduced directors and staff to the York College's annual assessment process for AESS units. Attendees had an opportunity to go through the complete assessment process.  Content included:

  • Review of assessment terminology.
  • Developing effective measurable outcomes.
  • Data collection and analysis.
  • Use of results (“closing the loop”).

Agenda 11/15/18

PowerPoint slides 11/15/18

Pre Post Survey Results 11/15/18 

Assessment Activity Worksheet 11/15/18

10/16/2018AESS Annual Assessment ProcessDr. Meredith Reitman, President, Reitman Research and Strategy LLC

This interactive workshop introduced attendees to York College's annual assessment process for administrative, educational and student support units. The workshop covered:

  • Importance of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Elements of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Why Engage in Continuous Improvement
  • AESS Annual Assessment Process: A Systematic Approach

Agenda 10/16/18

PowerPoint slides 10/16/18

Assessment Exercise Worksheet 10/16/18 

Workshop Evaluation Summary 10/16/18

Workshop Poll Results 10/16/18

8/16/2018Operational Unit Assessment: An Overview*Administrative, Educational and Student Support Assessment Committee (AESSAC)

During the Directors and Cabinet Retreat, members of the AESSAC provided directors and Cabinet members with an overview of the AESS assessment process. The workshop covered:

  • Why Operational Units Engage in Annual Assessment and Unit Review
  • Expectations of Annual Assessment
  • Assessment Process Timeline
  • Availability of Tools and Resources to Support Assessment and Unit Review Activities

PowerPoint slides 8/16/18

8/07/2018Operational Unit Assessment Process & Overview of Comprehensive Unit Review*AESSAC and Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Directors and support staff were introduced to the assessment process and language. A brief overview of comprehensive unit review was also provided. Participants had the opportunity to begin drafting their 5-Year Assessment Plan. Workshop content covered:

  • Why Operational Units Engage in Annual Assessment and Unit Review
  • Expectations of Annual Assessment
  • Assessment Process Timeline
  • Introduction to Assessment Language
  • Review of the 5-Year Assessment Plan Template

PowerPoint slides 8/7/18

Assessment Planning 8/7/18   

 *Administrative, Educational and Student Support Units were formerly known as Operational Units.