Office of Academic Quality

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.

Name Title Email Phone
Helen Pearce Dean, Liberal Arts, Academic Quality, Teaching and Learning 249.388.0519
Mary Jagert Assistant to the Dean 249.388.0476
Sara Barnes Academic Quality Lead, Diploma and Certificate programs 249.388.0670
Nancy Noldy-MacLean Academic Quality Lead, Degree programs 249.388.0674
Angela Aujla Curriculum Advisor 249.388.0685
Tamara Fisher-Cullen Curriculum Advisor 249.388.0671
Jacqui Woods-Powell Curriculum Advisor 249.388.0515
Susan Salt Taylor Curriculum Advisor 249.388.0575
Cheryl Lightheart Curriculum Support Specialist 249.388.0686
Julie McLeod Curriculum Process Specialist 249.388.0683

Georgian Quality Assurance

Minister’s Binding Policy Directive: Framework for Programs of Instruction Quality Assurance Framework Quality Assurance Network Integrated Planning and Stakeholder Consultation College Quality Assurance Audit Process (CQAAP)

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