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.


The Winter 2022 QEDNews is available for your review. Thank you to all the Education Division member contributors. If you'd like to contribute an article for publication consideration, please send to Belinda Chavez, belinda.chavez@us.kbr.com, for review. Education topic articles should be 500-1,000 words and can include pictures, tables, ... more
Posted by Belinda Chavez on Education Division Dec 6, 2022 12:56 AM CST
Joint ASQ Education Division and Quality Management Division Webinar Are you interested in how STEM outreach impacts future generations? If so, then you will want to join Scott Buell, Julie Furst-Bowe, and Lou Ann Lathrop on October 19, 2022, at 6:00pm Central / 7:00pm Eastern to learn about Outreach Opportunities in STEM Education. ... more
Posted by Belinda Chavez on Education Division Oct 14, 2022 3:54 PM CDT
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

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Recent Discussions

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 ...
Lydia Martin
Is anyone aware of have experience with a software solution for developing workflow processes of managing ...
Lydia Martin Mar '22
Elizabeth Cudney
I hope everyone is staying well and healthy! With so many recent changes in education given COVID-19, what are some ...
Elizabeth Cudney
The Education Division Leadership Team is working on webinars for 2020. What webinar topics would you like to see?
Paul Jensen
A graduate student and I are studying pathways into quality careers for undergraduate engineering students. We ...
Paul Jensen Oct '21
Elizabeth Cudney
I am curious to hear what metrics are used to measure quality in education and why you think it is a good metric.
For our colleges and universities, I prefer to think of quality in education in terms of the graduation rate. A high ...
For our school division, our main metric we focus on is graduation rate, coupled with a secondary metric of First ...
Belinda Chavez
Dr . John Robert Dew, retired Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Administration for Troy ...
Belinda Chavez Mar '21
Helen Tran
Happy New Year Education Division! Hope everyone is doing well!  Question of the day - what's the one skill you ...
Helen Tran Jan '21
Hi, Helen! I am constantly developing my writing skills. Peer reviews are extremely important to me. Each time I ...

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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).