ECC Faculty Assessment Liaisons

In addition to supporting the assessment cohorts in the Advancing Equity Through the Assessment of Student Learning Initiative, Faculty Cohort Leads also serve as Assessment Faculty Liaisons to support departments in their course assessment efforts. Faculty Assessment Liaisons help plan assessment activities, foster dialogue to interpret results, and serve as collaborators with departments in helping to coordinate assessment of student learning. 

Assessment Faculty Liaison Role

Within the Advancing Equity Through Assessment Initiative, in support of their assessment cohort

During semesters 3-6, serve as an assessment liaison and resource for routine course assessment processes for up to 6 assigned departments/programs, with support including


Additionally, Assessment Faculty Cohort Leads serve on the SLAAC committee.

Assessment Faculty Liaisons Can Support Departments with Course Assessment Processes By

Department Assignments 

Courses not included in an Advancing Equity Through Assessment Cohort and not currently involved in Program Review were prioritized for pairing with an Assessment Liaison. Those not currently assigned a liaison are encouraged to work with Lisa Wiehle, Manger of Outcomes Assessment. 

Current Cohort Leads/Assessment Faculty Liaisons

Jeannie Anderson

Jeannie has been in distance learning for over 20 years and is currently an adjunct instructor of English at Elgin, Waubonsee, and College of DuPage. While she teaches primarily online, she occasionally enjoys teaching in a face-to-face environment. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication: Journalism from Illinois State University and her Masters in Writing with an emphasis of literary writing from DePaul University. She completed a Master Online Teaching Certificate from Illinois Online Network in 2010 and ACUE's Certificate in Effective Teaching Practices as well as their Inclusive Teaching for Equitable Learning microcredential this year. Now that her four children are older, she is able to focus more on faculty development and engagement, which, coupled with online teaching, is her true passion in education.  

Rebecca Eller-Molitas 

Rebecca began her adult education career as an ESL teacher in Japan. Since returning to the US, she has been fortunate to teach and lead in the nonprofit and educational community with roles in all areas of adult learning including basic literacy, high school equivalency, ESL, digital literacy, teacher training, and transitions.  Because Rebecca has focused on developing an integrated understanding of all aspects that make adult basic education successful, she offers unique insight into connecting silos to create better outcomes. In 2017, Rebecca began teaching in the ABEC department at ECC where she focuses her work on English language learners.  She currently serves on the faculty development committee.  

Liddy Hope 

Hope is a professor, therapist and professional trouble maker. Having worked at ECC for 12 years, she is proud to be ECC and considers this home. Hope started as an adjunct in Sociology and then moved to the administration side of things as the Director of CETL. Hope is currently an Assistant Professor in Human Services and is thrilled to have recently earned tenure. Hope is a founding member of TIDE and QuEST and is activity engaged in many things across campus. Hope recently completed a two year equity coaching program through the National Alliance of Partnerships in Equity (NAPE). With over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, Hope has made a career of working for social justice, equity, inclusion and diversity. Hope is best known for her down-to-earth approach and "real talk", especially when it comes to teaching and learning and equity, diversity and inclusivity. 

Loretta Mielcarek 

Come back soon to learn more about the newest lead for Spring 2024 who teaches in Communication Design. 

Sarah Stupegia

Sarah has been teaching for nearly 15 years as an adjunct instructor at College of DuPage, Elmhurst University, Waubonsee Community College, and here at Elgin. Sarah teaches both online and in person courses in English, Developmental Composition, Literature, and Study Skills. She earned her BA in English from Elmhurst University, Masters in English from Loyola University, and a Masters in Education from National Louis University. Additionally, she has recently received ACUE's Certificate in Effective Teaching Practices as well as their Fostering a Culture of Belonging microcredential. Sarah is looking forward to sharing her experience and perspective with the team. 

Erin Vobornik

Erin has been with ECC since 2013 in the ESL program, and also the ICAPS program. She served the department as an ESL Supervisor for a few years and went back to the classroom in 2018. Erin also teaches applied linguistics at NIU for education students completing their ESL/Bilingual endorsement since 2014. She has participated in many professional development topics such as Universal Design for Learning, assessment, high-impact practices, and equity in the classroom. Wanting to give back to her peers and share her learning, she has also given presentations on these same topics, and most recently presented on integrating self-advocacy skills into the classroom to empower student voices. Erin has participated in CETL's Teaching Pairs Mentoring Program multiple times and is excited to bring her experience, perspective and enthusiasm to ECC's Quality Improvement Project - Advancing Equity through the Assessment of Student Learning!