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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.

NOTE: Most of ACCSC's 2020 webinars and PDC Power Sessions moved to a new home on ACCSC's Online Training Center (OTC). Log on to view several PDC Power Sessions and webinars presented by ACCSC leadership and staff, along with other valuable trainings!

Available Recordings

2020 Faculty Development Webinar Series

Sponsored by Cyanna Education Services


A Harder Look at Soft Skills
How Can Teachers Close the People and Communication Skills Gap in Students

Don't Quit, Have Grit

How to Develop Grit, Perseverance, and Resilience

Isolation is Not an Option

Collaborate to Elevate Your Students and School

Organizing Your Teaching Tool Belt
Strategies to Easily Plan, Engage, and Assess your Students

ACCSC Administrator Webinar: #MeToo Title IX for Non-Traditional Schools

2019 ACCSC/Cyanna Faculty Development Webinar Series

A Hard Look at Soft Skills: How to Implement Soft Skills Development

Beyond Knowledge: Investigating Qualities Students Prefer in Faculty

Support the Vision to Avoid the Division: Building Teamwork Among All Faculty and Staff

The Many Hats of an Educator: Caring Beyond the Curriculum to Promote Student Success

2018 ACCSC/Cyanna
Faculty Development Webinar Series

Using Communication and Experiences to Meet Objectives in the Classroom

Part 1:  Understanding How to Work with A Diverse Group of Learners in the Classroom

Part II: All About Assessments:  Diversifying Assessments for Standardized Success

Part III:  Experiential Learning:  How to Create Meaningful Learning for Classroom and Post-Graduation Success
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

Part IV:  Empowering Students to Success in the Classroom


ACCSC Best Practices Webinar: Success Strategies for Degree Granting Institutions

ACCSC Webinar Series:  Conversation with the Executive Director
April 6, 2017

Webinar Topics:
  • ACCSC's 50th Anniversary
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Update on the Accrediting Commission's Strategic Plan
  • Increased Member Services and Support
  • 2017 Professional Development Conference

Webinar Recording

ACCSC Webinar Series:  Using Learning Styles to Meet Objectives in the Classroom

A four-part webinar series presented by Cyanna

Using Learning Styles to Meet Objectives in the Classroom is presented in an asynchronous fashion via four one-hour webinar sessions.  This webinar series covers  a diverse array of topics from basic theories to writing performance objectives, mapping learning activities, and assessments. Institutions are encouraged to maintain a copy of an instructor sign-in sheet for all faculty members who engage in any, or all of, the four modules and save a copy of the certificate from each module in each instructor's file.

Module I: Basic Learning Theories

Module Two: Writing Relevant Performance Objectives

Module Three: Creating your Course: Mapping Activities to Objectives

Module Four: All About Assessments

ACCSC Webinar Be Realistic, Be Ready: 
Success Strategies for Schools in the ACCSC-Accreditation Process

ACCSC Webinar: 
Focusing on Successful Student Achievement

Blueprint for Success Webinar:  Preparing for the On-Site Evaluation

  • A live recording* of the March 3, 2016 Webinar is available here.
  • The slides from the webinar presentation are available here.
  • The Blueprint Series Publication is available here.

Topics include:

  • Identifying On-Site Evaluation Team Members
  • What to Expect During the Onsite Evaluation
  • Key Compliance Areas
*The Q and A session of the webinar is audio only (the video is not included in the recording).

Best Practices Webinar: Independent Third-Party Verification

  • A live recording of the  90-minute August 5, 2015 webinar is available here.
  • The slides from the webinar presentation are available here.

Topics Include:

  • Trends in Student Achievement Compliance Findings 
  • The Independent Third Party Verification Process
  • Independent Verification Results: A First Look at the Data
  • Best Practices / Lessons Learned

Preparing a Comprehensive Degree Application

February 9, 2015

During this webinar, ACCSC Commissioner Dr. Julie Basler discussed helpful tips and strategies for schools who are considering submitting a degree application or are in the process of preparing a degree application submission for Commission consideration.

Please click here for the presentation slides.

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.