ERIC Number: ED461184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Education Criteria for Performance Excellence, 2002.
National Inst. of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD.; American Society for Quality, Milwaukee, WI.
The education criteria presented in this guide are designed to help organizations use an integrated approach to organizational performance management that results in delivery of ever-improving value to students and stakeholders. Implementation of the criteria will contribute to improvement of education quality, improvement of overall organizational effectiveness and capabilities, and organizational and personal learning. These criteria are built on the following core values: visionary leadership; learning-centered education; organizational and personal learning; valuing faculty, staff, and partners; agility; focus on the future; managing for innovation; management by fact; public responsibility and citizenship; focus on results and creating value; and a systems perspective. The following topics are treated in their own chapters: (1) Leadership; (2) Strategic Planning; (3) Student, Stakeholder, and Market Focus; (4) Information and Analysis; (5) Faculty and Staff Focus; (6) Process Management; and (7) Organizational Performance Results. The guide contains a glossary of key terms, scoring system and guidelines, 2002 Education Criteria Response guidelines, information on applying for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a summary of education eligibility and restrictions, how to order copies of Baldrige Program materials, and fees for the 2002 Award Cycle. Contact information on the Baldrige National Quality Program and American Society for Quality is on the back cover. (RT)
Descriptors: Criteria, Educational Administration, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Principles, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Organizational Development, Organizational Effectiveness, Organizational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Performance Based Assessment, Self Evaluation (Groups)
Baldrige National Quality Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Administration, United States Department of Commerce, Administration Building, Room A600, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1020. Tel: 301-975-2036; Fax: 301-948-3716; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; For full text: http://www.quality.nist.gov.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD.; American Society for Quality, Milwaukee, WI.