Gail Hartzog – Recipient of the Gwen P. Aldridge Institutional Effectiveness Award
Gail Hartzog recently retired as Dean of Development and Planning at Chipola College (Marianna, FL), where she oversaw accreditation, assessment, and grants. She has served on over 20 On-Site and Off-Site Review Committees, served as a QEP External Evaluator, and presented at both the SACSCOC Annual Meeting and Summer Institute and at SACCR on how to prepare the Fifth-Year Interim Report and how to develop and implement a successful QEP. Chipola’s QEP has been named an exemplary practice by the Association of Florida Colleges and recognized as a top 10 finalist for the Bellwether Award. Her institutional effectiveness and assessment documents and processes have been recognized by Florida’s Office of Program Planning and Assessment in Government Accountability (OPPAGA) as one of five exemplary institutions among all of Florida’s state colleges and universities. Gail has mentored many colleagues in the field and has been a long-time supporter of SACCR.