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Assesstivus Conference


The fourth annual Assesstivus conference will take place on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Assesstivus is designed to provide professionals and graduate students who are employed in higher education or related areas with practical information on assessment methodology, best practices, and trends.

This year’s conference will feature a keynote address by Dr. Sarah Gordon, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at Arkansas Tech University. As a graduate of the Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics PhD program here at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Gordon has extensive experience in program evaluation and research design.

Assesstivus consists of a keynote address, concurrent sessions, poster sessions, and opportunities to network via round tables.  Registrants from all colleges and universities in Oklahoma are welcome. There is no registration cost, however a completed registration is required to participate. Access to conference presentations, materials, coffee and snacks, and parking is provided with registration. Seating is limited.

Deadline for Registration: Friday, March 6, 2020.

Deadline for Proposals: Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

Register Here


The conference content committee seeks proposals that appeal to a wide variety of conference participants, spanning various levels of expertise and professional practice. The committee will look for presentations that adhere to topics that registrants have indicated they are interested in. Some topics to consider include:

  • Assessment Tools & Resources
  • Successful Assessment Projects
  • Reporting
  • Developing an Assessment Plan
  • Assessment Education/Training
  • The Basics: Assessment 101
  • How To’s (Create a survey, Conduct a focus group, etc.)
  • Diversity & Inclusion in Assessment
  • Student Learning Outcomes
  • Program Assessment

Submit a Program Proposal


8:15 - 9 a.m. Registration/Coffee & Mingle
9 - 9:50 a.m. Keynote Address
10 - 11 a.m. Breakout Session 1
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Breakout Session 2
12:10 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Breakout Session 3
2:30 - 3 p.m. Poster Session/Break
3 - 4 p.m. Breakout Session 4
4 p.m. Conference Concludes

Parking is available in the OSU Student Union garage. Vouchers are provided to off-campus attendees at the registration table.  

For more information, please contact:

Kayla Loper, M.Ed. at (405) 744-5213, or