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) and Journal for Quality Perspectives in Knowledge Acquisition EditorMarianne Di Pierro Education Committee Chair: Marvin Gonzalez
Chair-Elect (Elected Officer): Azizeh Constantinescu Social Media Chair: Helen Tran
Past Chair (Elected Officer): Norma Simons Voice of the Customer Chair: Allyce Ramadan
Secretary (Elected Officer): Edward Pines QEDNews Editor: Varsha Suman
Nominating Committee Chair: Norma Simons Examining Committee Chair: Don Brecken
Membership Chair: Rathin Khandhadia Higher Education Network Group Lead: Ellen Belitzky
Executive Board Member and Treasurer: Belinda Chavez Executive Board Member and WFD Network Group Lead: John Dew

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, Marianne E. Di Pierro, 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.


ASQ Education and Quality Management Divisions Joint Webinar Are you looking for a way to engage students? Do you want to make learning fun? If so, then you will want to join Zac Jarrard on Wednesday March 8, 2023 at 6:00 pm Central/ 7:00 pm Eastern to learn about “The Power of Games to Unleash Collaboration and Creativity in Education” You must ... more
Posted by Belinda Chavez on Education Division Mar 6, 2023 7:43 PM CST
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

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Recent Discussions

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 ...
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 ...
Marianne Di Pierro
My concerns encompass both Education and Healthcare.  Conversations have turned to the critical task of ...
Rathin Khandhadia
Hi, I am Rathin Khandhadia from Singapore. I am currently working in Education Sector in capacity of Associate ...

@Rathin Khandhadia
Hi Rathin.

Within the education programs for engineers, to date they still do not include ...

Ver-Non Wakefield, PhD
Dear Education Division Members, I am conducting a survey sponsored by the Robert W. Plaster Graduate School 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

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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).