Pierpont Community & Technical College is committed to providing quality educational opportunities and experiences for every student, embracing a process of continuous improvement in teaching and learning, as promoted by the WV Higher Education Assessment Council, the Higher Learning Commission and the West Virginia Community & Technical College System. Our multifaceted assessment program includes electronic portfolio reviews, standardized testing at multiple levels, signature assessments and assignments, traditional course grades, capstone projects, clinical practice reviews and end of program testing. Students participate in ongoing, integrated assessment activities, such as Program Benchmark Testing, Graduation Tests, and Field Tests for their majors. Student participation in assessment activities helps to ensure the ongoing health and vitality of academic programs and improve the overall educational experience.