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One of the unique characteristics of accreditation in the United States is the reliance upon a dedicated community of volunteers who support and enhance the accreditation process.

volunteer Opportunities

ACCSC is currently seeking volunteer evaluators to assist in conducting on‐site school evaluations to applicant and member institutions as part of the accreditation process.

  • Qualified educators and practitioners in various disciplines are in demand and urged to become involved in the peer‐review accreditation process focused primarily on post‐secondary, proprietary educational institutions across the country.

  • Individuals possessing advanced credentials in education, knowledge of principles of teaching or administration within public or private institutions of higher learning are being sought, as are individuals who possess strong vocational or administrative backgrounds.

ACCSC Nominating Committee

June 2, 2016

ACCSC seeks the nomination of individuals from the membership to stand for election to the Nominating Committee.  The Nominating Committee  plays an important role in vetting and recommending candidates for appointment and election to serve as an ACCSC Commissioner.  The Commission is currently seeking to fill one open seat on the Nominating Committee for a two-year term ending June 30, 2018.

On-Site Evaluator Opportunities

Team Leaders represent the ACCSC membership in the onsite evaluation process and are responsible for conducting a thorough evaluation of the managerial and administrative capacity of a school seeking accreditation from ACCSC.

  • The Team Leader Application package outlines the eligibility qualifications and application process for this important volunteer position.


Occupation Specialists perform the occupational review a specific vocational or technical program offered by an an institution seeking accreditation from ACCSC.  The Occupation Specialist joins the team only for a portion of the evaluation.

committee opportunities

ACCSC program review committee

Through the review and analysis of degree applications submitted by ACCSC accredited institutions, members of the Program Review Committee will assist private postsecondary education institutions with strengthening the institution’s degree programs by ensuring ACCSC accredited institutions are meeting ACCSC degree related standards of accreditation. 

ACCSC Financial Review Committee

The Financial Review Committee assists the Commission by facilitating the review and analysis of financial statements for institutions seeking initial accreditation or renewal of accreditation, annual submissions of year-end financial statements and all financial reports required to evaluate an institution’s financial soundness.

ACCSC Progress Review Committee

The Progress Review Committee assists the Commission in determining compliance with applicable accrediting standards by facilitating the review and analysis of interim reports submitted by ACCSC-accredited institutions.

If interested in becoming involved in the ACCSC on‐site evaluation process, please contact Maurya Scanlon, Volunteer Coordinator.