Associate Professor of Chemistry
Director of Accreditation and Assessment
As the Director of Accreditation and Assessment at Austin College since 2013, Karla McCain is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all assessment of academic programs at the college. In addition to planning for assessment of programs and general education needed for our reaffirmation of accreditation, she also frequently serve as the assessment consultant for various working groups on campus. In 2013, Karla chaired a program review of the Center for Global Learning and serves on the faculty committees for Global Learning and CREATE (undergraduate research and scholarship) to develop and implement assessment plans for those programs. Karla has worked with the STAR Leadership Program from the beginning to develop an appropriate, holistic assessment plan to measure to what degree students exhibit the five leadership behavior competencies designated as goals for the program and to analyze the data produced.