Office of Academic Quality


About the Office of Academic Quality

The Office of Academic Quality (OAQ) acts as a centralized point of contact and service related to all curriculum quality assurance processes across the college. OAQ helps to facilitate continuous quality improvement by overseeing academic policy, and ensuring that changes at any credential level are embedded and operationalized in all related processes and procedures.

In supporting student success, OAQ:

  • ties curriculum to Ministry guidelines and standards
  • provides curriculum support and resources to academic areas
  • oversees and facilitates all curriculum processes
  • enables evidence-based curriculum decision-making
  • acts as a link between the academic areas and relevant stakeholders

Our team

The Office of Academic Quality (OAQ) can provide a number of resources with regard to curriculum development and design, work with program teams on curriculum development, and assist with answers to questions about the Curriculum Information Management system (CIM), approvals, deadlines and more.

NameTitleEmailPhone
Helen PearceDean, Liberal Arts and Academic QualityEmail Helen249.388.0519
Mary JagertAssistant to the DeanEmail Mary249.388.0476
Sara BarnesAcademic Quality Lead, Diploma and Certificate programsEmail Sara249.388.0670
Nancy Noldy-MacLeanAcademic Quality Lead, Degree programsEmail Nancy249.388.0674
Jacqui Woods-PowellAcademic Quality LeadEmail Jacqui249.388.0515
Gillian GoodeCurriculum AdvisorEmail Gillian 249.388.2388
Tamara Fisher-CullenCurriculum AdvisorEmail Tamara249.388.0671
Sue Salt TaylorCurriculum AdvisorEmail Sue249.388.0575
Madeline AndersonCurriculum Process SpecialistEmail Madeline249.388.0497
Cheryl LightheartCurriculum System SpecialistEmail Cheryl249.388.0686
Julie McLeodCurriculum System SpecialistEmail Julie249.388.0683

Georgian quality assurance


Our vision

A culture of academic excellence through continuous quality improvement.


Our mission

To enhance and implement comprehensive academic policies and curriculum processes that inspire best practices and contribute to the quality of the educational experience.


Our values

  • Collaboration
  • Accessibility
  • Innovation
  • Transparency
  • Accountability