The Institutional Effectiveness, Accreditation, and Outcomes Committee will facilitate sustainable continuous quality improvement of the organization. The members will:
- Fulfill their responsibilities as described in Committee Responsibilities in the CHC Organizational Handbook.
- Become knowledgeable about Accreditation processes and standards and serve as a resource to the campus.
- Guide the accreditation 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).
- Recommend and support 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
- Develop best practices for creating and assessing outcomes (SLOs, SAOs, ILOs).
- Provide meaningful feedback, suggestions, and guidance on outcome assessment process for the purpose of improvement.
- Coordinate training for faculty, staff, and management with regard to outcomes and their assessment.
- Provide a forum for on-going dialogue with regard to Accreditation and Outcomes Assessment (SLOs/SAOs).
- Recommend staff and faculty membership of Accreditation subcommittees to the President.
- Serve as co-chairs on accreditation standard subcommittees.
- Recommend to the President a list of qualifies candidates for the task of editing Accreditation reports.
- 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 will coordinate the preparation of the self-study. The standards subcommittee co-chairs will coordinate the preparation of their respective sections of the self-study with input from the committee and the ALO.
- Report to the Crafton Council.
- Encourage members of the college community 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)