Jayme Kerr

Jayme Kerr

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Encouraging Faculty Involvement in the Credentialing Process: Empowering Your Team with SPOL

Posted by Jayme Kerr on Jun 27, 2024 9:00:19 AM

In the realm of educational administration, few tasks are as crucial and yet potentially daunting as ensuring the smooth operation of credentialing processes. At the heart of this challenge lies SPOL (Strategic Planning Online), a powerful tool designed to streamline credential management from inception to execution. While managing this module efficiently from day one is undoubtedly important, the real game-changer lies in empowering your faculty to actively participate in this process.

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Maximizing Success with SPOL: Strategies for Sustaining Momentum in Your Training Journey

Posted by Jayme Kerr on May 30, 2024 11:47:44 AM

As you embark on the journey of implementing or re-engaging with SPOL, it is important to understand the importance of maintaining momentum throughout your training sessions to ensure your Institution’s success. In this guide, we aim to provide you with actionable strategies tailored to effectively support your training efforts.

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Topics: Continuous Improvement

Innovating Program Reviews: A Stress-Free Approach with SPOL

Posted by Jayme Kerr on Apr 30, 2024 3:38:09 PM

Program reviews are essential for assessing the effectiveness and quality of educational programs in academic institutions. However, the traditional approach to conducting these reviews can often be overwhelming for faculty and contributing institutional staff members. The process typically involves compiling extensive data, analyzing outcomes, and crafting detailed narratives, all within a limited timeframe. Fortunately, there's a unique and efficient technique that can streamline the review process and alleviate stress: Annual 5-Year Program Review templates.

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Topics: Assessment, Program Review

Striking a Balance: Navigating Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches in Strategic Planning

Posted by Jayme Kerr on Mar 27, 2024 3:53:34 PM

In higher education, strategic planning serves as the compass guiding institutions toward continuous improvement to ensure the growth and progress of their initiatives. Through an understanding of the relationship between top-down and bottom-up strategic planning approaches, we are proposing a balanced synthesis that leverages the strengths of both models to foster institutional success. 

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Topics: Integrated Strategic Planning

Insights from Experts: 3 Strategies for Faculty Engagement in Assessment

Posted by Jayme Kerr on Feb 29, 2024 3:32:53 PM

Engaging faculty in program learning assessment is a critical aspect of fostering a robust institutional culture focused on meaningful student learning outcomes. We sat down with a few institutional experts to explore three effective strategies they have used to cultivate faculty involvement on their campuses and share a few highlights of our conversation below.

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Topics: Assessment