2009 Accreditation Institute

The Accreditation Institute 2009 was held at the Dolce Hayes Mansion on January 23-25, 2009.

PROGRAM

Friday, January 23, 2009
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Registration
1:10 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. First General Session – Welcome and Orientation
2:40 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. First Breakout Session 
1. Deconstructing Your College’s Mission 
2. Building an Effective Accreditation Self-Study
3. Addressing Past Recommendations: The Long View 
4. Planning for a Successful Site Visit
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Second General Session – Standard I: Institutional Mission and Effectiveness 
6:00 p.m. Dinner

Saturday, January 24, 2009
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. General Session – Standard II: Student Learning Programs and Services
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Second Breakout Session (Focus on SLOs and Assessment Cycle)
1. Instructional Programs
2. Student Support Services and Library and Learning Support Services 
3. Administrative and Business Services
4. ACCJC + AB 1725 Curriculum: A Chemical Reaction
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:10 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. Third General Session – Standard III: Resources (Human, Physical, Technology, and Financial Resources)
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Third Breakout Session 
1. Creating and Writing Effective Action Plans 
2. Evaluating Governance Processes 
3. How Do We Know What is Working: A Guided Dialogue in SLOs and Assessment
4. Multi-college District Challenges
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Fourth General Session–Standard IV: Leadership and Governance
Dinner on their own

Sunday, January 25, 2009
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Fifth General Session – “You can do it!” Effective Governance that Addresses Accreditation Deficiencies (A.K.A. Getting off Probation)
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Work Session 
Opportunity for individual colleges to tackle some of the challenges they are facing as they undertake their accreditation self-study with the help of facilitators.
1:00 p.m. Dismissal