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: 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
What Primary Approach Do You Use for Improvement of Student Engagement? Wednesday, April 27 2022, 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Central Registration Link: https://asq.webex.com/asq/j.php?RGID=r570f645395a449daac7064620337b41e Abstract: Have you ever wondered what tried and true approach you should use to improve student engagement in your ... more
Posted by Belinda Chavez on Education Division Apr 27, 2022 8:52 AM CDT
Webinar: Using QFD to Understand the Voice of the Student Presented by: Dr. Beth Cudney, PhD, CLSSMBB Quality function deployment (QFD) has been widely used in product and service development to translate the voice of the customer (VOC) into the design of a product or service. Just as customer requirements can change, workplace requirements also ... more
Posted by Belinda Chavez on Education Division Feb 14, 2022 9:59 AM CST

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Recent Discussions

Belinda Chavez
Dr . John Robert Dew, retired Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Administration for Troy ...
Belinda Chavez Mar '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 ...
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 ...
Cindy Veenstra
Why is STEM Education Important in ASQ? In the future we will need more quality engineers and innovaters to improve ...
Cindy Veenstra Jul '20
Congratulations on the publication of a very useful and thorough reference.
Thanks so much for starting this conversation, Cindy!  I too am very passionate about the need for STEM education ...
Jill, the STEM career interview sounds like fun! Thanks for sharing! 

An additional comment: With respect to education outreach, consider these three engaging websites for students ...
Terri Showers

Cindy, thank you for raising the question about the importance of STEM education to ASQ. As a former ...
Update:  I was interviewed by the students on Friday, and the group was all female!  They asked very thoughtful ...
Update 2:  Spent part of this evening listening to / viewing all of the presentations and they were great! Here is a ...
Hi Jill, Thanks for sharing!  I loved watching the video and could tell the students were excited about their ...
Thanks for sharing this great resource, Cindy. I have shared it through LinkedIn, and I plan to share it with our ...
Rathin Khandhadia
Hi, I am Rathin Khandhadia from Singapore. I am currently working in Education Sector in capacity of Associate ...
Marianne Di Pierro
My concerns encompass both Education and Healthcare.  Conversations have turned to the critical task of ...
Helen Tran
Happy Friday all! Would anyone be able to provide some insights or tag someone who may know insights on how one can ...
Helen Tran Mar '22
Ver-Non Wakefield
Dear Education Division Members, I am conducting a survey sponsored by the Robert W. Plaster Graduate School of ...
Helen Tran
Have you or your organization implemented new, innovative ideas in your teaching or learning methods that you ...
Helen Tran Mar '21
Belinda Chavez
The K-12 Network Group has a new leader! Jim Bennett, Technology Services Manager for the Greater Saskatoon ...
Belinda Chavez May '19
Thanks for the warm welcome Belinda!  I'm looking forward to working with everyone interested in quality, in the ...

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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).