This webinar presents five principles for culturally-responsive postsecondary performance measurement that leverages shared governance through participatory, emergent, and appreciative processes and qualitative evaluation methodologies.
Dr. Alana Hoare is Thompson Rivers University’s (TRU) Quality Assurance and Accreditation Liaison Officer within the Office of Quality Assurance. She holds an EdD from the University of Western Ontario, and a MEd, BEd, and post-baccalaureate certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language from TRU. Alana’s research projects have examined culturally responsive postsecondary performance measurement, qualitative evaluation methodologies for student success, inclusive leadership, and EAL students’ academic preparedness. As a quality assurance practitioner, Alana is responsible for leading and managing institutional accreditation with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, TRU’s general education and strategic assessment of institutional learning initiatives, mission fulfilment planning and evaluation, and cyclical program review.
Dr. Pamela Goad, Executive Vice President, has been with the Northwest Commission for a dozen years and enhances the effectiveness of the Commission staff with expertise in numerous areas. Having served as an institutional Accreditation Liaison Officer herself at a Northwest member institution, Dr. Goad’s commitment to serving students and to continuous improvement are notable and valued by the Commission and the membership. With significant experience with substantive change, assessment, and institutional mentoring, Dr. Goad looks forward to walking alongside our institutions as a guide and colleague.