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  • Monitoring and Utilizing Career Center Usage and Performance Data

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    • Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
    • Time: 1 – 2 p.m. ET
    • Location: Online

    • Career Level: Intermediate-, and advanced-level career services professionals
    • Competency: Research, Assessment, and Evaluation
    • Fee: $119 (member); $199 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      Is your career center exploring ways to incorporate use of a data-based approach for strategic planning? Are you interested in learning practical ways to measure and evaluate programs and services?

      Join Kathleen Hudon and Stephanie Dwyer to learn how the University of West Florida executed a systematic metrics collection effort and gained recognition as a leader in collection, compilation and employment of quantitative data. Gain actionable strategies that contribute to strengthening services offered, leveraging partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, and positively contribute to institutional outcomes.

      Attendees will explore methods to generate data collection, examine areas for concentration, and develop strategies for communicating outcomes to leverage departmental efforts. You will laser focus on measures for using assessment data and satisfaction to gain insight into the greater scope of program and services needs to increase departmental efficiencies.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Identify specific areas of foci for metrics collection;
      • Examine data collection models that can be adapted for your institution; and
      • Use a data-based approach to enhance and leverage decision making with constituents.
    • Event Details

      Registration includes three-month, post-event access to the webinar archive.

      To view the presentation, supplemental materials, attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the “I’d like to” option next to the Monitoring and Utilizing Career Center Usage and Performance Data 2.7.19 listing in MyNACE > Purchase History. The presentation and supplemental materials can be accessed in “View Course.” Remember to download your copy of the presentation deck (available one to two days prior to the webinar). A video archive will also be available in the Learning Platform within five (5) business days of the webinar’s completion.

      To see the NACE cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page.

    • Format

      During this one-hour webinar, the presenter will deliver a synchronized audio and PowerPoint presentation. Participants will have time for live Q&A throughout the program, and may be asked to contribute opinions or feedback via live chat, virtual polling, and other mechanisms.

    • Presenters

      Dr. Kathleen Hudon

      Dr. Kathleen Hudon, Assistant Director, Career Services, University of West Florida Career Service

      Kathleen "Katie" Hudon is a member of the leadership team in the fffice of career education and community development at University of West Florida (UWF). Hudon holds seven degrees, including two bachelor's degrees, a master's degree, a specialist degree, and a doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction. She also holds her J.D., and is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Alabama. After working as an attorney for several years, Hudon came to UWF, where she has been happily serving students, alumni, campus personnel, and community members for close to seven years. Her work with metrics has garnered division-wide awards and opportunities to share best practices related to data collection at both the university level and through her regional conference. In addition to her oversight of departmental metrics, she supervises a team of professional staff, graduate assistant personnel, interns, and student employees while also teaching several courses on campus each semester.

      Stephanie Dwyer

      Stephanie Dwyer, Assistant Director, Employer Relations, University of West Florida Career Services

      Stephanie Dwyer is a member of the leadership team in the office of career development and community engagement at the University of West Florida (UWF). She has provided career advising services for more than seven years and holds both her bachelor's and master’s degrees in psychology, studying industrial and organizational psychology in-depth throughout her programs of study. In Dwyer’s role at UWF, she works extensively with the assessment process, collecting and analyzing data to ensure alignment of satisfaction with departmental missions and to determine the effectiveness of campus programming efforts. Dwyer works to strengthen, expand, and diversify employer relationships, and facilitates career-focused programs to engage employers with students. Through these collaborative relationships, she works to maximize not only career opportunities for current students and graduates, but to also maintain institutional visibility and generate support for the university's academic mission from employer partners.

    • Certification Credits

      Continuing Education Clock Hours:

      NBCC – 1 clock hour; Credit will be issued to the named registrant upon verification of attendance by the named registrant.


      NACE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5161. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NACE is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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