For Immediate Release
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 21 2014 —Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, received the highest honor this year at the ASQ Education Team Excellence Recognition Awards for using quality improvement tools to make a positive impact on staff.
Within four months, the Star Level Recognition winner was able to facilitate timely teaching appointments and ensure faculty salaries were paid promptly to avoid paying retroactively.
The Education Team Excellence Recognition Awards highlight best practices in education quality improvement and were presented at the 22nd annual National Quality Education Conference Nov. 16–17 in Milwaukee. The award is sponsored by ASQ, the leading network of global quality experts.
“These awards provide ASQ with the opportunity to spotlight the uniquely effective, groundbreaking quality solutions developed by a group of creative educators and administrators,” said ASQ CEO William Troy. “Education leaders worldwide can use quality tools to achieve results that positively affect students and staff.”
Other award levels and recipients recognized at NQEC include:
The Education Team Excellence Recognition Awards spotlight teams that improve educational outcomes, stakeholder involvement, and school quality. Past honorees have used quality tools like plan-do-check-act, or PDCA, to improve math scores, close the achievement gap between schools within the district, and lower employee health care costs by operating a highly efficient medical center within the school district.
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with national service centers in China, India, Mexico and a regional service center in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about ASQ’s members, mission, technologies and training at asq.org.