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Showcasing Your Work:

How to Present and Publish Assessment Work

A Live, Virtual Panel by Weave Academy

Facilitator: Dr. Tisha Paredes

Presenters: Drs. Nick Curtis & Gina B. Polychronopoulos

Date: Tuesday, December 13th

Time: 2-3pm ET/11am-Noon PT

Who Should Attend?

  • Faculty or IE professionals who are interested in learning how to share their work with other professionals


  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


Ever wonder how you can share your work with others? Have you thought about submitting a proposal to an assessment conference? What about sending an article into a journal? It may be difficult to understand how to get started on a submission. This presentation will discuss easy ways you can turn your work into a presentation or article.

Participant Outcomes:

  • Identify work that could be showcased
  • Determine outlets for showcasing work
  • Discover how to translate work into publication or presentation

About the Facilitator:

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Dr. Tisha Paredes

Knowledge Center Expert

Weave Education

Former AVP for Institutional Effectiveness

Old Dominion University

Dr. Tisha M. Paredes was the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment at Old Dominion University. Prior to accepting this position in 2015, she served as the office’s Research Associate, Senior Research Associate, and Director of Assessment. Tisha helped to promote institutional effectiveness activities at all levels of the University. She has presented workshops and consulted on topics including institutional effectiveness, academic and administrative assessment, general education assessment, QEP assessment, and SACSCOC compliance. She has served on several on and off-site committees. Her book, Using Focus Groups to Listen, Learn, and Lead in Higher Education, was published in summer 2018. In June 2021, Tisha stepped away from ODU to focus on other pursuits.

Dr. Nick Curtis

Director of Assessment

Marquette University

Dr. Nick Curtis is the director of assessment. In this role, he provides leadership and support to the Marquette community, including academic departments, the Marquette Core Curriculum and co-curricular units, in the assessment of student learning outcomes for the purpose of large-scale student learning improvement efforts. Dr. Curtis earned his Ph.D. in assessment and measurement from James Madison University. Dr. Curtis remains an active teacher in higher education and has presented and published more than 100 professional presentations and publications for state, regional, national, and international conferences and journals in assessment, education, and psychology. He also serves as the editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed journal Research & Practice in Assessment.

Gina B. Polychronopoulos

Associate Director for Curricular Assessment

George Mason University

Gina B. Polychronopoulos, Ph.D. is the Associate Director for Curricular Assessment at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Gina currently serves on the Board of Directors for AALHE and Associate Editor for Research & Practice in Assessment journal, and previously served as Secretary of the Board for Virginia Assessment Group. Her professional background includes higher education assessment, grant program evaluation, clinical mental health research, and educational research. Gina earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Old Dominion University, where she also earned an M.S.Ed in Counseling and an M.S. in Psychology. Her recent scholarship focuses on professional identity, competencies, and strengths-based, collaborative practice in assessment.