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Assessment Leadership

Student Assessment Committee

Purpose: The purpose of student academic assessment is to gather evidence of student performance over a period of time in order to measure and continuously improve learning.The purpose of the Student Assessment Committee (SAC) is to coordinate faculty and college resources in order to sustain a robust assessment framework at the course, program, and college levels.

Membership: The Student Assessment Committee is comprised of a diverse group of faculty and staff who serve as assessment advocates across various campus divisions and departments. Committee membership includes: 

  • Faculty co-coordinators
  • Faculty division representatives
  • Student Affairs champions and representatives
  • Campus administrators 

Faculty Coordinators 

Becky Baranowski

Assessment Co-Coordinator (2016 - Present), EMCC Mathematics Faculty

(623) 935-8596 |


Roni Collazo, Ph.D., RN, CNE

Assessment Co-Coordinator (2019 - Present), EMCC Nursing Division Chair

(623) 935-8983 |


Classroom Student Learning Outcomes Leads

Catherine Cochran

Divisions Supporting: Counseling, Occupational Education, Math, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Information Resources. 

(623) 935-8921 |


Olga Tsoudis, Ph.D.

Divisions Supporting: Behavioral Sciences and Cultural Studies, Arts and Composition, Modern Languages, Instructional Computing, and Nursing and Allied Health. 

(623) 935-8592 |


Student Affairs Assessment Champions

Patricia Cardenas-Adame, Ph.D.

Vice President of Student Affairs

(623) 935-8812 |


Jake Ormond

Project Manager (short-term)

(623) 935-8049 |


Office of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness Liaisons

Rene Willekens, Ed.D.

Dean, Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness

(623) 935-8069 |


Jim Waugh

Planning Research Analyst Senior

(623) 935-8063 |