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27th Annual Illinois Community College Assessment Fair

This event is attended by our colleagues at community colleges around the state who work with students and are engaged in the collection of data and the assessment of student learning. Admission to the conference is free for CLC faculty and staff, and all are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Beyond Compliance: Creating and Sustaining an Authentic Culture of Assessment
27th Annual Illinois Community College Assessment Fair

CLC Grayslake Campus, Auditorium A 0ll 
February 23, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Conference Presentations & Schedule

(subject to change)

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.                                                   Conference Center (A Wing)

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.-8:45 a.m.                                                   A Wing Auditorium (A 013)


Dr. Sheldon Walcher, Dean of Communication Arts, Humanities & Fine Arts,

College of Lake County

9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

Session 1A                                                                              Room A 011

Unlocking Student-Centered Success and Achievement: Aligning Outcomes and Utilizing Tagging Methods

Chadd Engel, Kathleen Gorski, Michelle Lindquist, Dr. Marjie Schoolfield, Waubonsee Community College

Session 1B                                                                              Room A 013

Mocktails with Maria: Discerning Perceptions of General Education Revisited

David Kleinman, College of DuPage, Triton College

Session 1C                                                                              Room C 105

The Low Down on High Impact Practices

Dr. Page Wolf, Teaching, Learning & Educational Technology Center, College of Lake County


10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Session 2A                                                                              Room A 011

Enrollment and Student Success Metrics with Python Programming

Lirim Neziroski, Illinois Valley Community College


Session 2B                                                                              Room A 013

Igniting a Positive Culture of Curricular Assessment

Adam Watkins and Matthew Shaver, Lincoln Land Community College

Session 2C                                                                              Room C 105

I Know What Psychology Means Now... Through a Culture of Inquiry and Evidence

Ken Kikuchi, Martha Lally, Matthew Rasmussen, Brent Steffans, Suzanne Valentine-French, College of Lake County


Academic Standards: Revisions Guided by Equity & Data

Matthew Rasmussen, College of Lake County


Session 2D                                                                              Room D 100

Building an Inclusive Community of Practice to Revise Program-Level Key Assessments

Carrie Nepstad, Harold Washington College, City Colleges of Chicago

Katherine Varey, Harry S. Truman College, City Colleges of Chicago


12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.                                                 Café Willow

Lunch &

Keynote Address

Dr. Ryan Gower, Chancellor, Illinois Eastern Community Colleges


1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

Session 3A                                                                              Room A 011

2023-2024 ALP Pilot Project: Crunching the Numbers, Listening to our Stories

Tessa Aquino, Kelly Black, Katie Dublis, Stefanie Georgelos, Rubina Khan, Michelle Tyler

College of Lake County


Session 3B                                                                              Room A 013

Connecting the Dots: Assessment, Curriculum, & Program Review

Marc Battista and Kanchana Mendes, Oakton Community College


Session 3C                                                                              Room C 105

Learning vs. Success: Rewriting Learning Outcomes for CTE

Danielle Hardesty, Rock Valley Community College

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