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Webinars

ACCSC's Webinars provide an opportunity for the membership to hear updates regarding the Commission’s recent initiatives and activities, as well as revisions to standards, policies, and procedures.

Watching the Webinars: The GoToMeeting Codec

ACCSC’s webinars are hosted via a service provided by GoToMeeting. The GoToMeeting Codec allows the user to watch recorded meetings using Windows Media Player 9 or higher without subscribing to GoToMeeting.

Please note that clicking on each Webinar will launch a large media file.

A Conversation with the Executive Director
December 17, 2013

  • Transparency Initiative
  • Independent Third-Party Verification of Employment
  • Commission's Strategic Planning Program of Work
  • External Affairs Update
  • Member Services:  New Student Letter

Preparing a Comprehensive Response for Commission Consideration
October 8, 2013

  • Click here to view the Slides from the webinar.
  • Click here to access the Blueprint for Success Brochure: Preparing a Comprehensive Response for Commission Consideration

Webinar Topics include:

  • An Accreditor's Perspective;
  • Keys to a Successful Response;
  • Effective Response Models;
  • Answering How and Why Questions;
  • Documentation Strategies; and
  • Case Studies: An Overview of Best Practices in Preparing a Response.

Webinar:  A Conversation with the Executive Director
July 30, 2013
Slides

The July 30th Webinar covers the following topics:

  • The July 1, 2013 Accreditation Alert
  • Accreditation Spotlight:  Program Advisory  Committees
  • The 2013 ACCSC Annual Report
  • An Update on the Commission’s External Affairs Activities
  • ACCSC On-the-Road
  • Focus on Membership Services

Webinar:  A Conversation with the Executive Director
April 30, 2013
Slides
The April 30th webinar covers the following topics:

  • Commissioner Election and Appointment
  • Update on ACCSC Standards and Policies
  • An update on the Commission’s External Affairs Activities
  • ACCSC On-the-Road
  • Focus on Membership Services


Webinar: A Conversation with the Executive Director
November 28, 2012
Slides

Topics include updates on:

  • the Commission's External Affairs Initiatives
  • ACCSC Standards and Policy Revisions
    • Admissions Documentation
    • Effect of Substantive Changes
    • Faculty Grandfathering Provisions
  • Membership Services

Webinar:  A Conversation with the Executive Director
July 17, 2012
Slides

  • New Website
    • Student Corner
    • ACCSC Graduation Letter
    • Social Media: ACCSC Launches Facebook / Twitter Pages
  • Expanding Our Team: Director of Member Services / Volunteer Coordinator / Institutional Development Assistant Positions
  • Revisions to the Standards of Accreditation
    • Student Achievement Rates
    • Catalog Disclosures: Definition of a Credit Hour
  • An Overview of the 6th Annual Professional Development Conference
    • September 10-12, 2012 – San Diego, California
  • Online Member Forum: Questions and Answers



Webinar:  A Conversation with the Executive Director
April 30, 2012 Slides
  • New School Commissioners
  • Definition of a Credit Hour
  • Avocational/Continuing Education Course Approval
  • Admissions Policies
  • English as a Second Language
  • Guidelines for Employment Classification
  • External Affairs Activities
  • External Constituent Activities
  • Professional Development Conference



Webinar:  Maximizing Program Advisory Committees
March 30, 2011
Slides

  • Understanding the Role of Program Advisory Committees
  • Identifying and Recruiting PAC Members
  • Planning for a Successful Meeting
  • Maintaining and Improving Program Advisory Committee Effectiveness
  • Retaining, Rewarding, and Recognizing Members
  • How to Respond to a Commission Action


Webinar: Best Practices in Accreditation
July 6, 2010
Slides

This webinar is designed to challenge the way an institution thinks about, prepares for and engages in the accreditation process, and provides a forum for ACCSC to share best practices of high performing accredited institutions.


Webinar: Preparing an Effective Response for Commission Consideration
January 28, 2010
Slides

  • Preparing and Organizing Your Response
  • Using Data to Conduct a Qualitative Analysis
  • Effective Response Strategies
  • Advice from the ACCSC Staff
  • Timelines to Respond
  • Comm

    ission Actions


Webinar: Preparing for the Onsite Evaluation
November 5, 2009
Slides

  • Socializing Expectations: Understanding the Purpose of the Onsite Evaluation
  • Identifying the Roles and Areas of Focus of Onsite Evaluation Team Members
  • Communication Strategies: Interacting with the Onsite Evaluation Team
  • A Review of Best Practices: Document Preparation, Organization of Materials, and File and Record Maintenance
  • How to Ensure Faculty and Staff are Prepared for the Onsite Evaluation


Webinar:  The ACCSC Graduation and Employment Chart
July 20, 2009
Slides

  • How to Determine Reporting Periods
  • How to Successfully Complete the Graduation and Employment Chart
  • Verifiable Records of Initial Employment: Examples


Webinar:  Preparing Electronic Submissions for Commission Consideration
May 7, 2009
Slides

This Webinar is designed to assist schools in preparing electronic submissions for Commission consideration and  focuses specifically on preparing the Application for Renewal of Accreditation.