ACCJC Visit Set for Oct. 9-12

On Monday, Oct. 9 through Thursday, Oct. 12, a visiting team from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) will be on campus to complete its evaluation of the college’s performance on a set of accreditation standards.

Information contained at this link http://accreditation.fullcoll.edu/prepare/ provides the campus with a quick reference guide to help prepare for the visit.

The visit includes two public meetings for the entire campus community. They will be:

Open Forum

Tuesday, October 10, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Building 200, Rooms 224/226/228

Members of the entire college community are invited to share their experiences and knowledge about Fullerton College at this event. RSVPs not required.

 

Closing Meeting

Thursday, October 12, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Campus Theatre

The chair of the visiting team will give an initial report out to the campus. The entire campus community is invited. RSVPs not required.

Community colleges in California are evaluated by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. As explained by the ACCJC, accreditation is “a voluntary system of self-regulation developed to evaluate overall educational quality and institutional effectiveness. The ACCJC accreditation process provides assurance to the public that the accredited member colleges meet the Standards; the education earned at the institutions is of value to the student who earned it; and employers, trade or profession-related licensing agencies, and other colleges and universities can accept a student’s credential as legitimate.”

“I want to thank our Accreditation Steering Committee for the outstanding work they have done to prepare our Institutional Self-evaluation Report,” said President Greg Schulz. “They brought together more than 100 members of the college community to contribute to this robust and thorough analysis of the college.”

Schulz encourages the college community to become familiar with the report, especially aspects of the report that pertain to one’s areas of expertise at Fullerton College.

“We want to put our best foot forward, and we can do that most effectively if we each prepare by reviewing the report and learning the college’s new mission statement,” Schulz said.

Visit the accreditation website to learn more http://accreditation.fullcoll.edu/.

Author: Fullerton College

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