Assessment Commission

​​​​​​Des Moines Area Community College

The Assessment Commission supports the continuous improvement of teaching and learning at DMACC. The Commission is responsible for promoting best practices, providing meaningful reports on student learning outcomes, and recommending improvements to curriculum and instruction. The Commission was established to ensure that assessment at DMACC is faculty-driven and learner-centered.


The Assessment Commission works on the following:

  • Assessment design
  • Research-based best practices
  • Alignment with learning outcomes
  • DMACC’s Essential Learning Outcomes
  • Assessment data collection and reporting
  • Application of technology to support assessment
  • Institutional policies and procedures related to assessment

Assessment Commission Chair

Andrew Neuendorf, Director of Assessment
Professor of English and Literature
Phone: 515-964-6270

DMACC Assessment Plan​

DMACC Collegewide Outcomes​

​Assessment Commission Charter

Assessment Commission Policies​​

Assessment Calendar​ 2021​

List of Program and District Chairs​

​5 Year Plan for Assessed Courses​​​​


​​CAAP Assessment of General Education


​​​​​ETS Proficiency Profile