Workshops, CEO Events, ALO Events, and Special Interest Group Gatherings

The following workshops are presented by WSCUC staff and other leaders in higher education. Please register individually for these pre-conference workshops.

Additional registration fees may apply.

Pre-conference workshops

Tuesday April 9, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Early: $120 Advance: $145 Onsite: $175
Lori Williams, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Jeb Egbert, Co-President, Chief Academic Officer, West Coast University
Wednesday April 10, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $120 Advance: $145 Onsite: $175
Richard Osborn, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Christopher N. Oberg, Vice President/COO, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Peter Senkbeil, Provost and Executive Vice President, Concordia University
Wednesday April 10, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $120 Advance: $145 Onsite: $175
John Hausaman, Director of Substantive Change and Committee Relations, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Karen Graham, Associate, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Institutional Representative: Fran Horvath, Associate Vice President for Academic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness and Co-chair, WSCUC Substantive Change Committee, California State University Monterey Bay
Wednesday April 10, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $150 Advance: $175 Onsite: $195
Laurie Dodge, Vice Chancellor Institutional Assessment & Planning and Vice Provost, Brandman University
Lori Williams, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Wednesday April 10, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $150 Advance: $175 Onsite: $195
Sarah L. Thomas, Assistant Professor, English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
John Raible, Associate Professor of Diversity & Curriculum, Department of Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Wednesday April 10, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $150 Advance: $175 Onsite: $195
Lori E. Varlotta, President, Hiram College
Nicolas Hirsch, Associate Professor, Biology, Hiram College
Wednesday April 10, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $150 Advance: $175 Onsite: $195
Ronald Hallett, Professor of Organizational Leadership, LaFetra College of Education, University of La Verne
Rashida Crutchfield, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, California State University, Long Beach
Wednesday April 10, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $150 Advance: $175 Onsite: $195
Emily Bates, Coordinator, Center for Supplemental Instruction, San Diego State University
Brett Christie, Director of Quality Learning and Teaching, California State University Chancellor's Office
Maureen A. Guarcello, Analytics, Research, and Communications Coordinator, Instructional Technology Services, San Diego State University
Trista O’Connell, Assistant Director, Supplemental Instruction Program, California State University, Fullerton
Stephen A. Schellenberg, Assistant Vice President for Educational Effectiveness, Professor of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University
Sean E. Walker, Professor and Chair, Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton
Wednesday April 10, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Early: $150 Advance: $175 Onsite: $195
Jeff King, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching and Learning, University of Central Oklahoma
Melanie Booth, AVP for Institutional Effectiveness & the Dominican Experience, Dominican University of California

ALO Events

Wednesday April 10, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
No Charge
Barbara Gross Davis, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Mark Goor, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Maureen A. Maloney, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Wednesday April 10, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Early: $250 Advance: $275 Onsite: $325
Barbara Gross Davis, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Mark Goor, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
John Hausaman, Director of Substantive Change and Committee Relations, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Tamela Hawley, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Beth Forest, Director of Information Technology, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Errin Heyman, Program Manager, Advanced Learning Outcomes Visibility Initiative, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Maureen Maloney, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Christopher Oberg, Vice President/COO, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Richard Osborn, Vice President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Linda Petersen, Director of Research, WASC Senior College and University Commission

CEO Forum

Wednesday April 10, 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Early: $250 Advance: $275 Onsite: $325
Jamienne S. Studley, President, WASC Senior College and University Commission
Reed Dasenbrock, Chair, WASC Senior College and University Commission

Special Interest Group Gathering

Wednesday April 10, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
No Charge
Monica Stitt-Bergh, Assessment Specialist, Assessment Office University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Past President, Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE)
Valerie Landau, Associate Director of the Center for Innovation and Excellence in Learning, Samuel Merritt University, AALHE member
Melissa Simnitt, Assessment Specialist for Academic Programs, CSU San Marcos, AALHE member
David Turbow, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment, American University of Health Sciences, AALHE member
Wednesday April 10, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
No Charge
Andrea Bing, Director of Accreditation and Assessment, ALO Title IX Coordinator, University of California Hastings College of the Law
Jenni Parrish, Professor Emeritus & Former Associate Dean, University of California Hastings College of the Law
Wednesday April 10, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
No Charge
Kevin Grant, Director of Student Affairs Assessment & Research, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Wednesday April 10, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
No Charge
Leeshawn Moore, Director, Institutional Research, University of La Verne
Monica Malhotra, Director, Strategic Analytics Institutional Research & Analyses, California State University, Office of the Chancellor
Kelly Wahl, Director of Statistical Analysis and Assessment Coordinator, Division of Undergraduate Education, University of California, Los Angeles
Wednesday April 10, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Monica Lopez, MLIS, Librarian; Associate Professor of Library Science, Acquisitions and Collection Development Coordinator, Cerritos College Library
Kelly Janousek, MLIS, Librarian, University Library, California State University, Long Beach
Crystal Goldman, MLS, Instruction Coordinator Librarian, UC San Diego Library
Wednesday April 10, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
No Charge
Julie Stein, Educational Effectiveness Project Manager, California State University East Bay
Daniel Shapiro, Director, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, California State University, Monterey Bay
Maureen Scharberg, Dean of Academic Programs & Services, California State University East Bay
Jessica Weiss, Professor, Director of Faculty Development, California State University East Bay
Regina Eisenbach, Dean of Academic Programs, California State University, San Marcos
Melissa Simnitt, Assessment Specialist, California State University, San Marcos
Wednesday April 10, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
No Charge
Cassandra Horii, Founding Director, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Outreach, California Institute of Technology, President (2018-19), POD Network
Sandra Sgoutas-Emch, Director of the Center for Educational Excellence and Professor of Psychological Science; Scholar-in-Residence Campus Compact, University of San Diego
Jess Gregg, Associate Director for Educational Development, Center for Education Innovation and Learning in the Sciences (CEILS), University of California, Los Angeles
Wednesday April 10, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
No Charge
Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth, Director for the Office of Inclusive Excellence, University of California, Irvine
Joe Slowensky, Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Faculty Affairs, Chapman University
Annabelle Goodwin, Director of Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, Northcentral University
Wednesday April 10, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
No Charge
Kara Moloney, Assessment Lead (aka Captain of the A-Team) Undergraduate Education, University of California, Davis
Amanda Brey, Principal Assessment Analyst, University of California, Santa Barbara
Anna Sher, Assistant Director for Assessment and Survey Research, University of California, Santa Cruz
Thursday April 11, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
No Charge
Debra Ballard, Associate Provost for Assessment and Accreditation, ALO, Otis College of Art & Design
Brian Harlan, Associate Provost, California Institute of the Arts
Nicole Lesher, Director of Assessment and Accreditation, Laguna College of Art + Design
Dominick Tracy, Associate Provost for Educational Effectiveness, California College of the Arts