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PASS seeks to ensure JMU academic programs have high quality student learning outcomes assessment processes through assessment consulting services, the provision of assessment resources, and the dissemination and promotion of quality assessment practice.

What can PASS do for you?

PASS can support your academic program’s assessment practice in many ways:

-   Help create an assessment plan for your program

-   Provide best practices and consultation on assessment design considerations, including how to collect the right type of data for your assessment needs

-   Elicit student-centered, specific, and measureable learning objectives

-   Provide support in the analysis of assessment data

-   Build and evaluate online assessment instruments

-   Guide and support the assessment reporting process

-   Conduct workshops for academic programs or assessment teams on topics including item-writing, the assessment process, and rubric development

Our consultation services can be tailored to fit your academic needs. Simply contact a PASS consultant through the PASS email ( to get started!


PASS Consultants (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018):

Tom Waterbury

Madison Holzman

Beth Perkins

For questions or appointments:

Phone: 540-568-7962