Educational Outreach



The Assessment and Outreach Center (AOC) coordinates and facilitates assessment workshops and events to share Alverno's ability-based curriculum and model for student learning with colleges and schools around the world. These events include forums, workshops and conferences that are open to the public and implemented throughout the year.  

Each summer, the AOC coordinates the Assessment Workshop. In the past decade, the workshop has drawn educators from: Afghanistan, American Samoa, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, England, Estonia, Finland, Guam, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Maldives, Mexico, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, Sweden, Thailand, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, and 40 of the 50 United States.


    Upcoming Educational Outreach Events

In response to the CDC’s recommendations for social distancing and the ban on gatherings of more than 50 people, the following events have been canceled or postponed:

  • Civil Liberties forum, March 19
  • Leadership Advancing Character and Culture in Schools workshop, April 2
  • Alverno Forum, April 23

The following events will continue as planned:

Summer Assessment Workshop, June 1-5, 2020

Wisconsin Character Education Conference, June 17, 2020



The AOC also arranges education consultation services with educational institutions, nationally and internationally. Alverno's faculty help transform their theory and practice of teaching, learning and assessment and revise their organization structures.



Assessment and Outreach Center, Founders Hall, Room 427
Phone: 414-382-6020    Email: