VPAA Contact Information
Marc Willis, M.A.
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Office: Johnson Hall 201 C
Pat Broadwater, B.L.S.
Administrative Assistant for VPAA
Office: Johnson Hall 201
Office of Assessment
AssessmentOutcomes Specialist/ Institutional Effectiveness Officer
Office: Johnson Hall 201 D
Statement Concerning Assessment:
The assessment office of CASC is dedicated to providing clear, accurate, relevant, and unbiased data to our faculty, staff, students, and community. It is through a clear understanding of our institution that we can be assured that CASC is achieving the high standards we set for ourselves. Accountability and knowledge can be achieved via comprehensive assessment of student learning outcomes and the educational environment.
Understanding and staying true to our missions and goals, Carl Albert State College is dedicated to an ongoing model of assessment with a foundation in higher-order student learning outcomes which are tied to program goals clearly associated with the mission as a whole.
We believe that no matter how well we are doing that we can always improve. Assessment is the key to understanding how best to dedicate staff and faculty in order achieve this improvement by aligning the services we provide with our goals and mission.
2017 Official CASC Assessment Plan for OSRHE
2016-2017 Academic Plan
2016 Strategic Plan Survey Results
2015 Annual Assessment Report 2015
2015-2016 Academic Plan Summary
2015-2016 Academic Plan
2014-2015 Academic Plan Summary
2014-2015 Academic Plan
2014 Annual Assessment Report
2014 Executive Assessment Summary
Office of Grants
Grants Department Mission Statement:
The Grants Department will assist the College community in finding and pursuing external funding resources for plans that support and align with the mission, vision, values, and goals of the College.
We research opportunities to enhance and expand student support, academics, and activities by developing grant funding resources, networking with grant/education professionals, and attending relevant training to improve our chances of being awarded competitive funding. The Department of Grants office strives to maintain an infrastructure designed to promote state and federal compliance and the responsible procurement and management of external funds.
The Grants Department Coordinator reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
What We Do:
*Research potential grant resources and opportunities for CASC;
*Write proposals in collaboration with the Grants Committee;
*Research data, reports, and other information necessary for a competitive proposal;
*Work in partnership with Assessment Services to monitor grant progress;
*Research information pertaining to federal and state regulations for grant compliance;
*Provide guidance to assist new grant-funded personnel and/or implementation of grant-funded programs.
Members of the Grants Committee:
Aaron Emberton, Chair
Marc Willis, Ex-Officio
Bryan Martin, Choctaw Nation
General Education at CASC
The General Education requirements are the heart of the core curriculum at Carl Albert State College. The goal of general education at CASC is to provide a holistic education to students preparing them to demonstrate knowledge, think critically, communicate effectively, and practice global and civic awareness. The general education requirements comprise an important part of the hours necessary for the associate of arts, associate of science, and associate of applied science degrees. Carl Albert State College considers the knowledge, skills and awareness fostered by the general education curriculum is vital in preparing students for academic transfer, employment, and every changing world.
Carl Albert State College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), and the American Physical Therapy Association. The college is also accredited or recognized by the following higher education agencies or bodies: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, American Council on Education, Oklahoma State Accrediting Agency, Oklahoma Association of Community and Junior Colleges, American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Higher Education Alumni Council of Oklahoma, North Central Council of Junior Colleges, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, National Junior College Athletic Association, and the Association of Community College Trustees.
Higher Learning Commission
Carl Albert State College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The address and telephone number of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools is:
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504
Telephone: (800) 621-7440
The Carl Albert State College Department of Nursing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) from 2010-2018.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5020 fax
Physical Therapist Assistant Program
The Physical Therapist Assistant Education program at Carl Albert State College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE),
1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314;
Academic Affairs Committee
The mission of the CASC’s Academic Affairs committee is to administer an environment of academic fairness through adherence to CASC policy and procedures.
Academic Program Review
The purpose of the review process is to establish the following:
1. Student learning outcomes for each program and degree are clearly represented and are measurable for effective assessment.
2. Programs and Degree resources are utilized to support effective teaching.
3. Establish the curriculum, program, and degree quality and program’s relevance to the mission of the college is essential for appropriate college decision concerning programs and degrees.
4. The college practices share governance in decision making process concerning program and degree opportunities and utilization of college resources and funds.
Marc Willis -Chair
Dee Ann Dickerson
2009 – 2014
A.A. in Business Administration
A.A. in Child Development
A.A. in Computer Information Systems
A.A. in Criminal Justice/ Pre-Law
A.A. in HPER
A.A. in Pre-Elementary
A.A. in Sociology/ Psychology
A.S. in Allied Health
A.S. in Biological Science/ Zoology
A.S. in Pre-Medicine, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine
A.A.S in Computer Technology
Certificate in Business Technologies
Certificate in Child Development COM
The Assessment Committee of Carl Albert State College aims to facilitate the development of ongoing comprehensive assessments relevant to improving student learning in courses, academic programs, student programs, and services. The committee will accomplish this by providing structure for assessment, a support system for collecting, analyzing and interpreting data, and will assure timely posting of relevant assessment results to appropriate CASC stakeholders. The subsequent goal of the committee is to make data-driven improvements to instruction, the educational environment, and institutional effectiveness.
CASC: Plan of Assessment 2014-20
Bill Carroll, Chair
Marc Willis. Ex-Officio
Kendal Repass, Chair
Marc Willis, Ex-Officio
The goal and mission of the Curriculum Committee is to provide guidance and oversight to ensure that all curricula and courses are rigorous, comprehensive and responsive to the evolving needs of Carl Albert State College students. The Curriculum Committee would become the major component by which faculty exercises control through expertise in developing and renewing CASC curricula. All new course, program changes or changes in delivery would be presented to the Curriculum committee.
Marc Willis, Chair
Division Chairs, Ex-Officio
Dee Ann Dickerson
Virtual Campus Committee