Assessment (Taskstream)

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Resources and the online training series are available to assist with Taskstream AMS. To take full advantage of the training series developed in part by by the College of EHHS and AAL, please follow the below steps:

>> STEP #1Request an AMS Account

For programs within the College of Applied and Technical Studies, request your AMS account by contacting Please respond to all questions within preset email.

>> STEP #2Download the Reporting Template

Fill out the above Template for Reporting in AMS. The purpose of this template is to guide you through the data input process. For your reference, here is a Completed Template Example for 2016-2017 Reporting.

>> STEP #3A: Watch Part I: Annual Assessment Reporting in AMS [video] (for programs starting from stratch or redesigning their plans)

Once you have obtained an AMS account and filled out the Template for Reporting in AMS, then please watch Part I of the training video series: Annual Assessment Reporting in AMSThis video, which is approximately 14 minutes in length, covers how to sign into AMS and input the assessment report (i.e., mission statement, learning outcomes, measures, and findings).


For program users who annually use the system, below is an abbreviated 7 minute video to aid in adding new findings each year.

STEP #3B: Click Here to Learn How to Add/Submit the Findings and Report [video] (for programs that only need to add new findings each year)

Then if applicable...

>> STEP #4Click Here to Learn  How to Add/Submit Adding an Action Plan & Status Report [video]

If you have one or more unmet measures, then you will also need to watch Part II of the training video series: Adding an Action Plan and a Status Report into AMSThis video, which is approximately 10 minutes in length, covers how to sign into AMS and setup an action plan and a status report.

Finally, if you would prefer to use a step-by-step guide rather than watch the videos, then please visit the AAL Assessment Tool - Taskstream Guide webpage and download the PowerPoint guides, which are also used in the training video series.

If you would like further online training with a facilitator, the AAL Office offers Taskstream AMS training sessions every summer and early fall.

Register here for current Taskstream training offerings.