Maureen Schomaker is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Professional Practice and Experiential Learning (ProPEL) at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Ohio. Professor Schomaker holds a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Instructional Design and Technology and has been teaching in higher education since 1999. Professor Schomaker has been advising cooperative education students since 2008 and currently advises Civil Engineering co-op students at the University of Cincinnati. Professor Schomaker is an official site reviewer for the Accreditation Council for Cooperative Education.. She was appointed to the Ohio Board of Regent’s Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) With a Purpose Network and Working Groups and is a member of the University of Cincinnati’s PLA Taskforce. In addition Maureen is Co- Chair of ProPEL’s Program Assessment Committee and a member of the Curriculum Committee.