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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.

Call for Nominations

ACCSC Nominating Committee Members

ACCSC is seeking the nomination of individuals from its membership of accredited institutions to stand for election to the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee plays an important role in vetting and recommending candidates to stand for election to serve as an ACCSC Commissioner.

The Bylaws require the election of one (1) school member representative each year to the Nominating Committee. Individuals interested in standing for election to the ACCSC Nominating Committee should complete the Nomination Form return it to the Commission office no later than July 6, 2018.

For more information, please download the Nominating Committee nomination form.

volunteer Opportunities

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.

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. The Occupation Specialist Application outlines the qualifications,  expectations, and application process for this essential volunteer position. 

Committee Opportunities

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. The Financial Review Committee Application package outlines the eligibility qualifications and application process for this important volunteer position.

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