Catalina Plúa Morales

Catalina Plúa Morales is the head of the Office of Curriculum Design & International Accreditation and professor of Education at Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ. She oversees the international accreditation processes at USFQ and manages and facilitates all assessment, accreditation, and academic program review efforts for all the undergraduate programs and graduate programs offered in her university.

She received her bachelor degree in linguistics from Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo UEES and her master degree in higher and postsecondary education administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is an ABET IDEAL Scholar, assessment leader for several higher education institutions in her country, and she is a recurrent consultant expert for the national accreditation agency in her country.