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To assist in the reaffirmation of our accreditation to guide Edison State Community College in it's goal to help students realize their dreams.
COMMUNICATION • REPORTING • PREPARATION
August–December 2022 Review of evidence gathered with first draft of assurance report maintained since 2018; Task Force created to rewrite report and evaluate current evidence
January 2023 Task Force A assembled to work on narrative for Assurance Report.
May 2023 Federal Compliance Team assembled.
January 2023 Report to employees the status and expectations of accreditation at Duty Days.
April–May 2023 First email Newsletter goes out—introducing the basics about Accreditation.
June–July 2023 Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) will revise report to move from System Portfolio writing to Narrative Report, adding summaries. Analysis of other reports to assist in the rewrite.
June–September 2023 Collect updated evidence and evidence for new areas and legend where evidence will go.
June–August 2023 Federal Compliance Team completes report and addresses requirements missing from the website.
June–July 2023 Create advertisements, postcards, social media posts and Charger emails, some of which should include dates for upcoming Fall workshops.
June–August 2023 Create monthly Accreditation newsletter and distribute.
August–September 2023 Review Assurance Argument edits.
September–November 2023 Finalize Federal Compliance Report.
October 2023 Tack Force A provides Full Argument Review and Introduction is written.
November–December 2023 Assurance Argument's final check with updated evidence.
COMMUNICATIONS AND PREPARATIONS
August 2023 Semester postcards sent to partners and employees.
August–December 2023 Bi-weekly Accreditation Newsletter published.
August–December 2023 Tell Your Story Workshops (employees) via Zoom.
October–November 2023 Tell Your Story Workshops (students). Four workshops covering a mixture of criteria information. Dates to come.
Early January 2024 Semester postcards sent to partners and employees.
January–February 2024 Weekly Accreditation Newsletter published.
January–February 2024 HLC Mock Visit for employees. (Required for full-time employees; Optional but encouraged for part-time employees)
Two sessions for each of the following
January 29, 2024 Document submission Lock Date.
February 2024 Campus and Visit preparations
February 26–27, 2024 HLC Review Team site visit
May–June 2024 Official notice of outcome from HLC