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Mission Statement update

Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jamie Wigand
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We have updated our Mission Statement and Strategic Plan to better reflect our goals of supporting new and professional assessment practitioners, and our desire to advance the field of assessment by furthering research and preserving knowledge.

See the updates below and on our site here:

Mission Statement

AALHE is a professional association for assessment practitioners at colleges, universities, and higher education support organizations. It provides resources and a forum to support assessment practitioners’ professional development and the research, documentation, open discussion of issues, strategies, policies, and processes associated with the use of assessment to improve student learning and institutional effectiveness in fostering student success.

Our association supports the generation of theory and information about effective assessment.

Strategic Goals

  1. Secure fiscal, human, technological, and facilities resources to assure the viability of the organization.
  2. Provide professional development for advanced assessment practitioners.  
  3. Develop new and next-generation assessment practitioners.  
  4. Lead and advocate for good and ethical assessment practices to external stakeholders.
  5. Partner and collaborate with other entities to further the AALHE mission
  6. Contribute to the research and literature on assessing student learning in higher education

Connect With Us

Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education
2901 Richmond Road, Suite 130-318
Lexington, Kentucky, USA 40509
Phone: 859-388-0855