American Samoa

American Samoa

Programs and People: 

Donna V. Achica-Talaeai
State Director, Adult Education Literacy and Extended Learning
American Samoa Community College
P.O. Box 2609
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
Phone: (684) 699-2722 x4301



Data Systems: 

TOPSpro Enterprise by CASAS

Followup Methods: 

GED/HiSET: Data Match 
Employment: Data Match 
Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training: Data Match and Survey 

Data Tools for Monitoring and Program Improvement: 
  • TOPSpro Enterprise (TE) maintains and drives discussions regarding American Samoa's adult education program (e.g., aggregate/disaggregate data, demographic, assessment, test scores).
  • Data Reports: Institutional SLO - Student Learning Outcomes. (e.g. are used per semester to audit student data including placement, learning gains, and instructional hours.
  • Monthly Reports: The local program submits a program progress report (Cumulative Monthly Activities Report) on positive outcomes. All the information that is accumulated each month is vital for ASCC Institutional Effectiveness Data for positive highlights, verification of programs, and to provide guidance to obtain proper accreditation.
  • American Samoa conducts faculty evaluations to provide guidance and validate positive initiatives and activities.
State Tools and Resources: 

ASCC: American Samoa Community College website
*Special Programs: Adult Learning


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