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.
At CCAC, a Culture of Assessment means:
According to Middle States Commission on Higher Education an accredited institution is expected to possess or demonstrate the following attributes or activities.
General Education to General Education Assessment Reports
General Education Goals with Student Behaviors2008 Information Literacy Report 08/25/082008 Communication Report 08/25/082010 Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning Report 7/21/102011-12 Critical Thinking Report 11/07/12 2014-15 Technological Competency Report 7/23/2015 2014-15 Culture, Society and Citizenship Report 9/9/15 2017 Communication Report2017 Information Literacy Report
Classroom AssessmentCAT Summary Sheet Example Criteria for Classroom AssessmentUsing Classroom Assessment Information in Your Teaching Portfolio
Program Assessment Writing Objectives - Worksheet
ToolsAssessment Tool KitTracDat ArchivesFaculty Collaboration & Professional Development (Blackboard link) (Note: if you are not logged in to blackboard, you will get an error. Please log in to blackboard and click on this link again.)
Faculty can apply for project funding using the following applications.
CQI Fund Application: data driven and
requires evidence of a gap in student outcomes collected through direct or
indirect measures and/or observations in the classroom. Awarded faculty are
expected to collect further data and report their findings to the college
community. (Fast Track fund available for smaller/quick projects in same
semester, Assessment Event Travel also considered)
John Dziak Faculty Development & Engagement Fund: designed to
promote faculty innovation focusing on student engagement. Faculty interested
in applying for this fund should create projects that enhance student-faculty
interaction, engage students in service learning, and/or promote civic
Student Engagement Fund Application: promotes
Special Projects or other approved faculty service activities. These projects
can be either campus specific or college wide and should follow Appendix L