The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Assessment is a priority at CCAC, and is conducted at multiple
levels. From classroom to program to general education to
strategic initiatives, we are constantly trying to improve the
student experience. As Linda Suskie articulates, assessment is a
multi-faceted process that:
Suskie, Linda. Assessing Student Learning: A Common Sense
Guide, 3rd Edition, 2018
At CCAC, a Culture of Assessment means:
Faculty at CCAC follow assessment guidelines and timetables to
assess student learning in all programs, including general
education. Assessment results provide evidence that students are
achieving key institutional and program learning outcomes. Faculty
members document their use of assessment results to inform their
teaching. This data also provides the basis for the allocation of
resources across the College.
Contact InformationDr. Michael J. Self, Vice
President of Assessment & Institutional EffectivenessDr. Caroline Evans,
Professor, Biology; Assessment FacilitatorDr. Kalina White,
Professor, Biology; Assessment FacilitatorMarissa Kaplan, Assistant
to the Vice President of Assessment & Institutional
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Committees associated with AssessmentAssessment and Research SubcommitteeCurriculum