Wende Morgaine Garrison is the Rubric Creation Facilitator for the Civic Learning rubrics. She started facilitating rubric creation when she managed the VALUE Initiative for AAC&U from 2007 to 2010. During that time, she facilitated the creation of the original fifteen VALUE Rubrics. Since 2010, Wende has also facilitated the creation of campus-based rubrics for colleges around the country.
Wende is also faculty at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. She started teaching for Portland State in 2002 and has been full time faculty, adjunct faculty, and an administrator. She has her interdisciplinary degrees (both BS and MS) in Film & Television and Rhetoric & Composition, also from Portland State.
In addition, Wende is currently the VALUE project manager for Association of American Colleges and Universities, working campuses to refine a process for creating a national database of aggregated VALUE Rubric scores.