Sharon Latkovich Valente, PhD, is the Assistant Director of Curriculum Assessment and Evaluation, within the Master in Physician Assistant Studies Program. Valente comes to us from the University of Hawai’i where she was the Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) for University of Hawai'i West O'ahu to Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Valente has taught across multiple disciplines and has extensive experience in assessment along with her background in quantitative and qualitative research projects in assessment and accreditation. She has provided support in the preparation of logic models and literature reviews for grants. She has been a grant reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education.