Research and Assessment

Only through the regular assessment of our candidates, and graduates, supervisors, and other stakeholders in the community, can the Graduate School of Education and Counseling successfully evaluate the effectiveness of our programs and services.


  • Collect and analyze data for program and accreditation reports
  • Support faculty, staff, and candidates in their use of GSEC data systems
  • Implement, systematize, and refine data systems
  • Conduct adhoc data analyses, as requested 
Contact Information

Office of Research & Assessment 
Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling
615 S Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97210

Barbara A. Shepperson, PhD / Director
Rogers 401 / / 503-768-6186

Esme D. Miller / Assistant Director
Rogers 402B / / 503-768-6180