Accreditation Institute Goals:
- Provide basic information on accreditation.
- Provide information on effective practices in accreditation.
- Empower and energize participants to take ownership of accreditation to
- Continuously improve their colleges, and
- Identify existing infrastructure that supports and sustains ongoing evaluation.
Accreditation Institute Strands:
At our colleges, the work of accreditation never ends. Whether your college is gathering evidence, in the process of writing your Institutional Self Evaluation Report (ISER), or preparing for a comprehensive site visit, the Academic Senate for California Community College’s Accreditation Institute will provide guidance and support. Accreditation is an opportunity to share everything that our colleges do well and to identify areas where we can do even better.
Whether your college is gathering evidence, writing the self- evaluation, or preparing for a site visit in spring, the Academic Senate for California Community College’s Accreditation Institute will provide guidance and support no matter where you are in the cycle of accreditation. Even colleges that finished a site visit in fall know that accreditation work never really ends. At its core, accreditation is the peer-evaluation process we use to improve the education we offer to individuals in our communities, and we have affirmed our commitment to the spirit of such processes throughout th
Join us as we collaborate, commiserate, and learn how to help our colleges meet the high standards we set for ourselves as well as meet the expectations of an evaluation team. The Accreditation Committee looks forward to seeing you in February!
Marriott La Jolla
Changes both big and small are coming to the world of accreditation. The ACCJC is close to completing its periodic review of the Standards and will soon publish a revised set. Come join us for a comprehensive peek at the revised Standards. Find out what's new and different and what will remain the same. At this year's Institute, we plan to have a little something for everybody, those new to accreditation as well as those addressing recommendations.
In its Summer 2012 newsletter, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) reminded us that "Institutional effectiveness and educational quality start with the administrators, staff and especially faculty, but depends upon the quality of the governing board.
The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is pleased to partner with the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges in preparation for Accreditation Institute. This winter, the Accreditation Institute 2012, "From Product to Process: Accreditation for the Common Good“ will be held at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort on February 10-11, 2012. The main purpose of the Accreditation Institute is to assist and support faculty and administrative leaders as they navigate all the waters of writing their institution’s self evaluation.
The Accreditation Institute 2008 was held at the Hilton Pasadena. Below you will find available downloads from this event.