We welcome you to the ASQ Education Division! We think of Quality in Education in two ways:
  • "QUALITY in Education" - Attaining excellence in the education system by monitoring key performance indicators and performing the strategic and tactical work necessary to meet goals and improve continually
  • "Quality in EDUCATION" - Integrating quality leadership, thinking, concepts, and skill areas in K-12, higher education, and workplace curricula and classrooms
Our Vision: Shape the future through Quality in Education and professional development.

Our Mission: To promote networking worldwide on Quality in Education including K-12, Higher Education, STEM, Baldrige and Workforce Development.

2022 Education Division Leadership Team:
Chair (Elected Officer): Norma Simons Membership: Azizeh Constantinescu
Chair-Elect (Elected Officer): Marianne Di Pierro Education: Helen Tran
Past Chair (Elected Officer): Belinda Chavez Examining: Don Brecken
Secretary (Elected Officer): Gina Hare QEDNews Editor: Varsha Suman
Nominating: Belinda Chavez Journal for Quality Perspectives in Knowledge Acquisition Editor: Marianne Di Pierro
Treasurer: Belinda Chavez  

How to Get Involved Now
The Education Division leaders are committed to creating a community for members to network and learn from others about the issues of greatest interest and concern. We believe there are many educational activities for member engagement and we invite your participation! Check out our Network Group discussions and feel free to submit your ideas, questions, or comments to drive more discussion. Your feedback and suggestions always are welcome. Just contact our division chair, Norma Simons, if you have any questions.

Can’t find an Education Division article or publication? Please contact one of the Education Division Elected Officers shown above to request a copy of an article or publication that cannot be found in the division myASQ Community Files or Resources. The name of the article or publication and author must be provided.


Webinar: Evolving Quality Technology Tools for growth of SME sector in post COVID-19 pandemic period Tuesday, 9/27/2022, from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Central (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Eastern) Register here: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! Abstract: This talk will explore a new set of agile and Lean tools to replace pre-pandemic TPM tools such as Quality Circles. This ... more
Posted by Belinda Chavez on Education Division Sep 14, 2022 4:14 PM CDT
Webinar: Active Shooter Training: Would you know what to do? Wednesday, 7/13/2022, from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Central (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Eastern) Register here: https://asq.webex.com/asq/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb4bca20a5e4b1188b9e8fa2e5ce74911 Abstract: We continue to hear reports about active shooters in our communities. Active threat ... more
Posted by Belinda Chavez on Education Division Jul 8, 2022 1:17 AM CDT
Webinar: Understanding and Addressing the Training Needs of the Professional Wednesday, 6/22/2022, from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Central (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Eastern) Register here: https://lnkd.in/g_fGnp-E Abstract: The market for professional training is rapidly expanding, in response to changing technology and market needs. Understanding and ... more
Posted by Belinda Chavez on Education Division Jun 17, 2022 2:28 PM CDT

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Recent Discussions

John Dew
The pandemic brings many topics related to quality in education right to the forefront in national discussions.  ...
John Dew Aug '20
Craig Plain
I’m reaching out to all my Educational connections looking for professionals to help with a class at Purdue ...
Elizabeth Cudney
The 2020 STEM Education Resource Directory provides numerous relevant networking opportunities for educators ...
Cindy Veenstra
This post highlights Engineers Week 2020 (February 16-22) and asks for your support for ASQ celebrating ...
Cindy Veenstra Feb '20
Helen Tran
Hi Education Division, What are some strategies/programs/initiatives you can share that can help schools with ...
Helen Tran Mar '22

Hi Helen, some thoughts - one major topic for STEM education and careers is increasing inclusiveness in STEM ...

Helen Tran Helen Tran Mar '22

Thank you for sharing your valuable insight, Cindy!

These are great points and I'll definitely explore the ...

Hi Helen,

This is a important topic you are bringing up and I hope others contribute to this discussion!

I found a ...

Belinda Chavez
Hey division members, please take a moment to review the 2019 STEM Education Resource Directory posted in our ...
Belinda Chavez Jul '19
Hi Belinda, Thanks for highlighting the STEM Ed Resource Directory! 
I am a co-author for the Directory.  Most ...
Jill Brooks
During last month's presentation, A Call to Action: The Impact of the Pandemic on STEM Education, a significant ...
Jill Brooks Jul '21

Jill, I was once involved with a local ASQ section's education outreach committee where our activities included ...

Esteban Tocto
Good morning: I would like to have concepts that differentiate "quality" and "maturity model", how these ...
Esteban Tocto Feb '21
Cindy Veenstra
As a first post in the STEM Network discussions, I would like to introduce the subject of using STEM skills to ...
Cindy Veenstra Aug '20
Elizabeth Cudney
The Education Division would like to sponsor our division members’ presentations at ASQ’s 2021 World Conference ...

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Community Information
The ASQ Education Division informs and networks on knowledge and best practices related to Quality in Education. Our members are educators, administrators, and quality professionals throughout the world at all education levels (primary, secondary, higher education, and in the workplace).