Student learning and program assessment are educational priorities on today s campuses. To create exceptional leadership programs, educators need to develop a structured plan that includes multiple assessment methods over time and experiences. This volume, by professionals with diverse theoretical backgrounds, provides a road map and illustrates tangible practices of assessing student leadership. Topics covered include: How leadership and assessment intersect Developing a comprehensive assessment plan The language of leadership Assessing student leadership Assessment from an institutional approach. The Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Student Leadership explores leadership concepts and pedagogical topics of interest to high school and college leadership educators. Issues are grounded in scholarship and feature practical applications and best practices in youth and adult leadership education.