Keynote: Dr. Kate McConnell
We are honored to have Kate McConnell join us this year at the West Texas Assessment Conference. Dr. McConnell is the Senior Director for Research and Assessment at the Association of American Colleges & Universities. Kate began this position after serving in several capacities at Virginia Tech, including most recently as its inaugural Director of Assessment in the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Kate's work focuses on using course-embedded assessment to improve teaching and learning while also addressing accountability and accreditation requirements.
Senior Director for Research and Assessment, Association of American Colleges & Universities
Areas of Expertise:
- course-embedded assessment
- aligning pedagogy with assessment efforts
- faculty development
- leveraging the learning sciences in the classroom