Date Activity
February 2007 Accreditation Self-Study Coordinator was selected. Accreditation Steering Committee underwent training.
April 2007 Eleven writing groups were formed and began working on the self study.
October 2007 Writing groups submitted first drafts of their reports, which were reviewed and critiqued by the Accreditation Steering Committee members.
November 2007 The Accreditation Steering Committee held a series of three twohour meetings to discuss review comments with each writing group.
March 2008 Writing groups finished their task and submitted the second draft of their reports.
April 2008 Focus groups, primarily composed of individuals not involved in the writing groups, reviewed and made recommendations for changes to the draft reports. The reports and focus group comments were submitted to the respective standard committees to work on a final draft.
June 2008 Standard committees submitted final drafts of their reports.
July-October 2008 The colleg's Executive Committee and Self Study Coordinator reviewed and edited the reports of each accreditation standard. The focus groups were reconvened to review the final drafts of the reports for each standard.
November 2008 A draft of the 2009 self-study report, the responses to recommendations from the last reaffirmation of the college's accreditation, and responses to the planning agendas from the college's 2002 self-study report were presented to the Board of Trustees as an information item.
December 2008 The Board of Trustees approved the self-study report for transmittal to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).
January 2009 The self-study report was sent to ACCJC and the site visit team.
March 3 March 3, 2009 Mock site visit (optional)
March 16 March 16 - 19, 2009 Site visit