The University of Arizona

Frameworks & Terminology

NASPA & ACPA newly revised professional competneices describes foundational, intermediate, and advanced outcomes for Assessment, Evaluation, and Research abilites.  

ACPA Assessment Skills and Knowledge (ASK) Standards
Endorsed by national accrediting bodies, associations, and assessment experts, the ACPA ASK Standards articulate the areas of assessment skills and knowledge (ASK) needed by student affairs professionals in all functional areas as well as by others.

The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) develops and promulgates standards that enhance the quality of a student's total learning experience in higher education. CAS is a consortium of associations in higher education whose representatives achieve consensus on the nature and application of standards that guide the work of practitioners.