Projects & Consultation

I work with higher education organizations and institutions to identify, design, lead, and assess high impact learner-centered approaches that make a difference. I also provide a variety of consultative services to support quality assurance and accreditation, program review or development, strategic change initiatives, innovations, and faculty, team, and leadership development.

Project types include:

  • COVID-19 scenario and implementation planning
  • Accreditation strategy, process planning, report development, data and exhibit strategy, and visit preparation (institutional and programmatic)
  • Evaluation of curricular and co-curricular programs, services, and operational approaches, including general education, tutoring and supplemental learning support, career services, and advising
  • Strategy, design, and implementation of new initiatives
  • Strategic planning – KPIs, goals, metrics
  • Grants development and management
  • Policy review, development, and implementation
  • Learning outcomes assessment
  • Educational and institutional effectiveness strategies
  • Team, faculty, staff, and leadership development

Areas of expertise:

  • Accreditation
  • Planning and effectiveness
  • Student-focused employability and career development – including high quality internship programming, employer partnerships, work-integrated learning design, and integrative approaches for professional development and career services
  • Programming for adult and new-traditional student populations
  • Faculty and staff development in teaching and learning practices
  • Assessment of learning outcomes, program quality, student development, and overall educational effectiveness
  • Prior learning assessment; competency-based learning
  • Badging, co-curricular transcripts, digital portfolios
  • High impact practices, including mentoring, applied learning, and community-engaged learning

Examples:

  • Prison University Project – Design and implementation of an educational effectiveness framework and ACCJC accreditation preparation aligned with future organizational planning.
  • Menlo College – External program review of Menlo College’s Academic Support Services (Rising Scholars Program, Peer Tutoring Program, Math Center, and Writing and Oral Communication Center).
  • Clackamas Community College – External review of the assessment program and regional accreditation report.
  • School for New Learning, DePaul University – Prior Learning Assessment curriculum review and development.
  • The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Programs – Assessing student learning strategies and assessment program development.