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Call for Comments

Persons, institutions, and organizations affected by, or with an interest in, ACCSC's standards and policies are advised of proposed changes via the ACCSC Call for Comment.

The ACCSC Call for Comment, issued by the Executive Director of the Commission, encourages all interested parties to carefully read any proposed revision, and to submit comments, suggestions, and recommendations for consideration by the Commission.

December 19, 2014

ACCSC presents the following topics for comment by the ACCSC membership and other interested parties:

  • Appointment of Public Commissioner
  • Term of Accreditation

Written comments regarding the topics included in this Call for Comment are to be in the form of a PDF document on letterhead with the signature of the commenter and are due by January 20, 2015.  Please send all written comments to the attention of Michale S. McComis, Ed.D., Executive Director, via e-mail to mccomis@accsc.org.

The Commission encourages all member institutions and interested parties to read carefully the Commission’s request for feedback and to submit comments and recommendations for consideration by the Commission. The Commission will give careful consideration to the comments received, particularly those that reflect thoughtful insights which take into account what is best for the entire ACCSC membership and support and enhance ACCSC’s mission.

Call for Comment  Process

Upon the consideration of any written comments, suggestions, or recommendations received, the Commission may:

  • Elect to adopt a revised standard as proposed,
  • Adopt the standard with revisions,
  • Defer action for further study and consideration, or
  • Reject the proposed standard. 

If the standard is adopted, the Commission establishes an effective date allowing reasonable time for institutions to come into compliance via the ACCSC Accreditation Alert.