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Accreditation Alerts

The ACCSC Accreditation Alert provides notice regarding the final adoption and promulgation of revisions to the Standards of Accreditation, or in some cases provides interpretative guidance pertaining to the Commission's rules and standards.

Revisions to the Standards of Accreditation are made by the Commission as appropriate and required, and are announced via the ACCSC Accreditation Alert. 



    April 12, 2019 Accreditation Alert

    • Bylaws Revisions - Results
      • Section 1.11 - Officers
      • Section 1.06 -  Term
    • School Commissioner Election - Result

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    March 21, 2019 Accreditation Alert

    Proposed Bylaws Revisions Vote

    • Section 1.11 – Officers
    • Section 1.06 – Term

    ACCSC School Commissioner Election

    Revisions to the Standards of Accreditation Substantive Standards

    • Leaves of Absence
    • Safety and Emergency Preparedness

    Download the March 21, 2019 Accreditation Alert

    July 1, 2018 Accreditation Alert

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    Announcements/Reminders

    • Call for ACCSC Commissioners
    • Reminder – Call for Nominating Committee Nominations
    • SkillsUSA Scholarship Award Winners

    Revisions to the Standards of Accreditation

    • Part I – Revisions to the Rules of Process and Procedure, Standards of Accreditation from the March 30, 2018 Call for Comment
    • Part II – Revisions to the Substantive Standards, Standards of Accreditation from the March 30, 2018 Call for Comment
    • Part III – Other Nonsubstantive and Conforming Revisions to the Rules of Process and Procedure
    • Part IV – Revisions to Reports and Fees

    All revisions are effective July 1, 2018 except as otherwise stated in this Accreditation Alert (see page 5).

    The Commission has republished the Standards of Accreditation which is now dated July 1, 2018 and replaces the July 1, 2017 version.

    June 30, 2017 Accreditation Alert

    Announcements/Reminders

    • Call for ACCSC Commissioners
    • Reminder:  Call for Nominating Committee Nominations
    • SkillsUSA Scholarship Award Winner

    Revisions to the Standards of Accreditation

    • Part I:  Revisions from the February 24, 2017 Call for Comment
    • Part II:  Other Clarifications and Revisions to the Rules of Process and Procedure


    October 3, 2016 Accreditation Alert

    Announcements

    ACCSC Nominating Committee Election Results

    ACCSC Bylaws Revisions

    Article I
    Section 1.01 - Definitions
    Section 1.03 - Composition
    Section 1.09 - Committees

    Article II
    Section 2.07 - Voting

    Article III
    Section 3.01- Dues

    All revisions are effective as of the dates stated in the Alert.


    August 15, 2016

    I.  Nominating Committee Election
    ACCSC has established a slate of candidates for election to the Nominating Committee.

    II.  Proposed Bylaws Revisions
    ACCSC proposing revisions to its Bylaws in the following areas

    Article I  (e-ballot)
    Section 1.01 – Definitions
    Section 1.03 – Composition
    Section1.09 – Committees

    Article II (e-ballot)
    Section 2.07 – Voting

    Article III (in-person ballot at PDC)
    Section 3.01 – Dues

    On August 17, 2016 ACCSC will send, to the e-mail address on file for the school director identified for each ACCSC member school, a link to the electronic ballot and a password.


    July 1, 2016 Accreditation Alert

    Announcements:
    • New ACCSC Commissioners – Appointment and Election Results
    • Reminder – Call for Nominating Committee Nominations
    • Call for ACCSC Commissioners
    • Skills USA Scholarship Award Winner
    • Schools Offering Distance Education
    Revisions to the Standards of Accreditation:

    The Commission has republished the Standards of Accreditation which is now dated July 1, 2016 and replaces the July 1, 2015 version. 
    • Part I – Revisions from the May 19, 2016 Call for Comment
    • Part II – Other Clarifications and Revisions to the Rules of Process and Procedure:
    • Part III – Student Achievement Rate Revisions
    • Part IV – Accreditation Fee Revisions

    All revisions are effective July 1, 2016 unless otherwise stated in this Alert. 





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