The Institutional Effectiveness, Accreditation, and Outcomes Committee facilitates sustainable continuous quality improvement of the organization through ongoing review and adaptation of evaluation, and outcomes assessment processes.
- Members and conveners will fulfill their responsibilities as described in Committee Responsibilities in the CHC Organizational Handbook.
- Members are to become experts on Accreditation processes and standards and serve as a resource to the campus.
- Guide the accreditation progress and process for the entire college, including:
- Develop timelines, policies, and procedures for accreditation within the guidelines provided by ACCJC (Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges).
- Coordinate training for faculty, staff, and management with regard to accreditation standards, policies, and procedures.
- Guide the Outcomes Assessment process for the entire college, including:
- Develop a college assessment plan that is easy to use and meaningful for SLOs (Student Learning Outcomes) / SAOs (Service Area Outcomes).
- Develop best practices for creating and assessing SLOs/SAOs.
- Provide meaningful feedback, suggestions, and guidance on SLOs/SAOs and their assessment for the purpose of program improvement.
- Coordinate training for faculty, staff, and management with regard to SLOs/SAOs and their assessment.
- Provide a forum for on-going dialogue with regard to Accreditation and Outcomes Assessment (SLOs/SAOs).
- Recommend faculty and staff to the President for subcommittees as needed in the Accreditation process.
- Serve as co-chairs on subcommittees.
- Recommend a pool of candidates to the President for editing the self-study under the supervision of the Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO).
- Review and provide input on midterm, follow-up, and other special reports to the Commission. If requested by the ALO, help draft such reports.
- The committee co-chairs, along with the self-study editor, will coordinate the preparation of the self-study overall. The standards subcommittee co-chairs will coordinate the preparation of their respective sections of the self-study, with the guidance of the committee co-chairs, the self-study editor, and the committee as a whole.
- Report to the Crafton Council.
- Be willing to serve on accreditation teams.
Accreditation Liaison Officer (co-chair)
Vice President, Instruction or designee
Vice President, Student Services or designee
Vice President, Administrative Services or designee
Dean, Institutional Effectiveness, Research and Planning
two Deans (including one each from Instruction and Student Services,)
a minimum of eight faculty (including the Instructional Assessment Specialist, one Academic Senate Executive Member, and at least one faculty from Student Services)
one Classified Senate representative
one CSEA representative
and one Student Senate appointee
Term: Two Years (for appointees)