The Assessment Subcommittee serves as a collaborative forum for developing standards, processes, and procedures relative to LRCCD Board policies and regulations for assessment/placement.

Agendas and Minutes

Purpose

To identify, review, assess, recommend, and implement standards, processes, procedures, and best practices related to the assessment/placement process.

Responsibilities

  1. To regularly review, assess for effectiveness, and recommend improvements to existing assessment processes and policies in use at FLC (e.g., retest, recency, assessment logistics, CAPP).
  2. To recommend, as necessary, new processes to ensure that FLC’s assessment placement processes are effective, student success oriented, and defensible.
  3. To ensure that all assessment processes eliminate, or at least minimize, disproportionate impact to various student groups.
  4. To support, if necessary, the implementation of assessment strategies flowing from the LRCCD’s Assessment Portability Project.
  5. To facilitate better assessment oriented communication within the represented instructional disciplines.
  6. In conjunction with instructional disciplines:
    1. To research and change to current multiple measure criteria and weighting schemes.
    2. To discuss and schedule future assessment validation studies, as well as the results of such studies, and further disseminate this information as appropriate.
    3. To research alternative/potential assessment tests for possible use at FLC.
  7. To report findings and make recommendations to the Matriculation/Student Success Committee and the Academic Senate.

Membership

Total number of members is nine (9), including representation from the following constituency groups:

  1. Administrators (3), one serves as Administrative Liaison
    1. Dean of Instruction (1) with administrative responsibilities in one of the following disciplines: English, English as a Second Language, Math, or Reading
    2. Dean of Student Services or Student Success (1)
    3. Dean of Planning and Research or designee (1)
  2. Faculty (5), one serves as Faculty Chair
    1. Counseling (1)
    2. English (1)
    3. English as a Second Language (1)
    4. Math (1)
    5. Reading (1)
  3. Classified (1)
    1. Assessment Office (1)

Committee Membership Roster