New ALO Orientation Teri Cannon Executive Associate Director SPONSORED BY ACSCU IN COLLABORATION WITH ACCJC
Agenda <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Role and Responsibilities of the ALO </li></ul><ul><li>Voices of Experience...
ALO as Resource <ul><li>Provide an identified place/resource: </li></ul><ul><li>disseminate information about WASC </li></...
ALO as Repository <ul><li>Maintain a file of all accreditation materials </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional reports </li></ul...
ALO as Reporter  <ul><li>Prepare and submit  Annual Reports </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Due March 31 each year </li></ul></ul><u...
ALO as Campus Substantive Change Manager  <ul><li>Learn substantive change policies so you know when a new endeavor must b...
ALO as Responder to Complaints  <ul><li>Receive letters and documentation of complaints submitted to WASC </li></ul><ul><l...
ALO as Interpreter and Communicator <ul><li>Keep up to date on changes in WASC Standards, processes and policies </li></ul...
ALO as Leader/Facilitator of the Accreditation Reviews <ul><li>Provide leadership for the establishment of committees that...
ALO as Visit Coordinator <ul><li>Ensure that report and data portfolio submitted timely and in keeping with requirements <...
ALO as Liaison for Financial Issues <ul><li>Receive Commission invoices for annual dues, visit and other fees, and reimbur...
ALO as a Member of the  WASC ALO Community  <ul><li>Attend ALO workshop annually and other special events and meetings </l...
What resources should you be familiar with? <ul><li>Handbook of Accreditation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards of Accredita...
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New WASC ALO Orientation

  1. 1. New ALO Orientation Teri Cannon Executive Associate Director SPONSORED BY ACSCU IN COLLABORATION WITH ACCJC
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Role and Responsibilities of the ALO </li></ul><ul><li>Voices of Experience </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  3. 3. ALO as Resource <ul><li>Provide an identified place/resource: </li></ul><ul><li>disseminate information about WASC </li></ul><ul><li>answer questions about WASC </li></ul><ul><li>communicate with the campus community about WASC </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  4. 4. ALO as Repository <ul><li>Maintain a file of all accreditation materials </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional reports </li></ul><ul><li>Team reports </li></ul><ul><li>WASC Handbook and other resources </li></ul><ul><li>Visit materials including data portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Correspondence including action letters </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  5. 5. ALO as Reporter <ul><li>Prepare and submit Annual Reports </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Due March 31 each year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Covers updated information on enrollment, key personnel, finances, and substantive change matters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare and submit Interim Reports as required (usually by Commission following a visit) </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  6. 6. ALO as Campus Substantive Change Manager <ul><li>Learn substantive change policies so you know when a new endeavor must be submitted for approval </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a process to ensure that all substantive changes are submitted </li></ul><ul><li>Review sub change proposals before submitted </li></ul><ul><li>Keep OCDE table up to date </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  7. 7. ALO as Responder to Complaints <ul><li>Receive letters and documentation of complaints submitted to WASC </li></ul><ul><li>Respond timely to letters re complaints with full documentation and explanations </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperate in resolving issues that affect compliance with WASC CFRs and policies </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  8. 8. ALO as Interpreter and Communicator <ul><li>Keep up to date on changes in WASC Standards, processes and policies </li></ul><ul><li>Determine how new policies and other changes affect the campus </li></ul><ul><li>Establish new processes as needed to ensure conformity with changes </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate changes to the right people in the campus community </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  9. 9. ALO as Leader/Facilitator of the Accreditation Reviews <ul><li>Provide leadership for the establishment of committees that will conduct self-review and prepare Proposals, CPR, EER and Special Visit reports </li></ul><ul><li>Consult with the assigned WASC staff liaison for guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Create timelines and follow-through mechanisms and monitor progress </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  10. 10. ALO as Visit Coordinator <ul><li>Ensure that report and data portfolio submitted timely and in keeping with requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with assigned AD and team re visit plans and schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare draft schedule and revise </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange hotel, local transportation and other logistics </li></ul><ul><li>Set up team room </li></ul><ul><li>Respond to requests for additional materials </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  11. 11. ALO as Liaison for Financial Issues <ul><li>Receive Commission invoices for annual dues, visit and other fees, and reimbursements </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that invoices are routed to the financial office and paid </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  12. 12. ALO as a Member of the WASC ALO Community <ul><li>Attend ALO workshop annually and other special events and meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in the online community discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Provide WASC with feedback on proposed policies, procedures, reports, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Serve on evaluation teams and committees as requested </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
  13. 13. What resources should you be familiar with? <ul><li>Handbook of Accreditation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards of Accreditation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional Review Process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Policies Manual </li></ul><ul><li>Substantive Change Manual </li></ul><ul><li>Other resources on website </li></ul><ul><li>Online community </li></ul>SUSTAINABILITY: A VISION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION 2010 WASC CONFERENCE
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