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Responsibilties and Roles related to CAS Self-Assessment

Page history last edited by Kimberly Elsener 10 years, 6 months ago

Responsibilities of the CAS Self-Study Coordinator,

the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, and the CAS Review Team

Role of the Self-Study Coordinator:

 

  • Identify appropriate individuals to serve on the Review team

  • Identify any CAS Guidelines that are to be used as Standards and write criterion statements for them to be included in the Self-Assessment Guide (SAG) Ratings

  • Submit a list of documentary evidence and a proposed timeline to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs for feedback

  • Collect the appropriate documents to be evaluated and prepare an indexed disc (preferably) or paper copy for each team member

  • After the initial team meeting, plan and facilitate all subsequent meetings and correspondence with the team members

  • Collect the individual ratings from the team members and submit them to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs for compilation

  • Serve as the primary author of the Executive Summary and Action Plan

  • Complete tasks in accordance with the agreed upon deadlines

 

Role of the Associate Dean for Student Affairs:

  • Formally invite participants identified by the Self-Study Coordinator to serve on the Review team

  • Collect relevant materials and data from previous CAS Self-Studies and campus-wide standardized surveys (i.e. NSSE, NCHA, CIRP Freshman Survey, etc.)

  • Approve the tentative list of documentary evidence materials and a timeline for the Self-Study

  • Facilitate the opening meeting of the Review team where the purpose, roles, expectations, and a timeline for the CAS Self-Study will be presented

  • Prepare a collective group rating of each criterion measure that summarizes all individual ratings and comments

  • Collect and disseminate the Executive Summary and Action Plan to the appropriate stakeholders

  • Complete tasks in accordance with the agreed upon deadlines

 

Role of the CAS Review Team:

  • Attend a minimum of four meetings throughout the Self-Study Process

  • Complete an individual rating of each criterion statement using the scale provided in the Self-Assessment Guide (SAG)

  • Participate in a group interpretation of the collective ratings and help determine appropriate corrective actions and/or steps for program enhancements where there are discrepancies between the Standards and practice

  • Help edit an Executive Summary and Action Plan drafted by the Self-Study Coordinator

  • Complete tasks in accordance with the agreed upon deadlines

Proposed Timeline for CAS Self-Study

By early August

  • Consider membership to the CAS Review Team

  • Prepare a tentative list of documentary evidence that will be collected and created and begin collection

  • Prepare a timeline for the CAS Self-Study

Notes:

 

 

By early September

  • Have initial meeting with the Review Team where the purpose, roles, expectations, and a timeline for the CAS Self-Study are presented

  • Complete the collection of documentary evidence and prepare an indexed disc (preferably) or paper copy for each team member

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By early October

  • Have second meeting with the Review Team to disseminate Self-Assessment Guide (SAG) and the documentary evidence and to discuss the CAS Standards, Guidelines, and criteria for ratings

Notes:

 

 

By mid November

  • Have third meeting with Review team to collect all completed individual assessments and discuss any missing evidence or problems

  • Submit to Associate Dean for Student Affairs individual ratings from the team members for summary analysis

Notes:

 

 

By early February

  • Have fourth meeting with Review Team to interpret the collective ratings and discuss appropriate corrective actions and/or steps for program enhancements where there are discrepancies between the Standards and practice

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By mid February

  • Have fifth meeting with Review team to discuss draft of Executive Summary and Action Plan

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By mid April

  • Finalize Executive Summary and Action Plan and submit to Associate Dean for Student Affairs to be forwarded to the Vice-President for Student Affairs

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