Using insights from research and professional experience, JA Somerville serves as a resource and guide for community colleges in improving their capacity for meaningful student learning outcomes assessment and curriculum design.

Establishing a meaningful and sustainable process to assess student learning in community colleges depends on the effectiveness of campus leaders and faculty in carrying out their responsibilities for learning assessment. From recent research and the literature from assessment scholars it is possible to identify essential community college characteristics and to define specific responsibilities of faculty and administrators for a meaningful and sustainable learning assessment process.

Faculty and Administrators have specific, yet complementary, roles in the development and improvement of learning assessment. Learn of these responsibilities and other essential institutional characteristics that support meaningful and sustainable learning assessment.

JA Somerville is prepared to guide community college personnel in the development of meaningful learning assessment and the design of coherent curricula.

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