April Cheung

Executive Commissioner

April Cheung currently serves as an ETAC Executive Committee member, chairing the ETAC Training Committee. Her experience in ABET includes program evaluator, team chair and statement editor. She served on the IEEE Committee on Engineering Technology Accreditation Activities (CETAA) from 2010 to 2012 and 2016 to presently chairing the CETAA Communications committee. She was a Research and Development Manager at BraunAbility, where she managed and developed new products and technologies for wheelchair accessible vehicles. She was also an Electronics Engineering Manager for IMMI, where she manages and develops electronic active and passive safety products used in class 8 trucks, fire trucks, and ambulances. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Practice at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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Fostering Respect for Diversity Using Cirriculum, Goals and Personal Examples

Harbor A

Current ABET Criteria require (either explicitly or implicitly) outcomes supporting respect for diversity. Even without these requirements, ABET-accredited programs should instill a respect for diversity in all of their graduates. This session will introduce methods that relate the importance of respect for diversity to professional competence and career advancement. We will also share examples of […]

Diversity & Inclusion
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How to Prepare for your ABET Site Visit

Harbor I

A team of evaluators visits the program facility, where they verify the information in the self-study report and conduct interviews with students, faculty members, administrators and advisory board members. A draft statement is then written based on the team’s experience on this visit.  An on-site visit is one of the most important events throughout the […]

Accreditation
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Fostering Respect for Diversity Using Curriculum, Goals and Personal Example

Harbor A

Current ABET Criteria require (either explicitly or implicitly) outcomes supporting respect for diversity. Even without these requirements, ABET-accredited programs should instill a respect for diversity in all of their graduates. This session will introduce methods that relate the importance of respect for diversity to professional competence and career advancement. We will also share examples of […]

Diversity & Inclusion
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