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Survey Responses To The Baldrige Quality Model And Implementing A College Of Education Strategic Plan, Sherwood Thompson, Maurice Reed Oct 2011

Survey Responses To The Baldrige Quality Model And Implementing A College Of Education Strategic Plan, Sherwood Thompson, Maurice Reed

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The process of ensuring that a College of Education is equipped to address the challenging requirements of educating students for the twenty-first century is one that connects leadership with student achievement and faculty development. All three must work together in order to invigorate education programs. A regional southeastern university collected data using a survey published by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the Baldrige program titles "Are We Ready" and "Are We Ready as Leaders." The objectives of the Baldrige quality model are to identify and recognize role-model institutions, establish criteria for evaluating improvement efforts, and to ...