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ACS WASC accredits K-12 schools and non-degree granting postsecondary institutions

           
 
Serving on a Visiting Committee: Self-Study Visiting Committee Member Resources

Visiting Committee members provide the grass roots knowledge and the ability to reflect on the school’s program and student learning based on the ACS WASC criteria and the findings at the school site.

Visiting Committee members participate in a variety of ACS WASC visits including: initial visits, full visits, revisits, and midterm ((mid-cycle) revisits. The materials listed below pertain to full Self-Study visits only.

Please visit the Revisits page on our website for information and materials pertaining to ACS WASC revisits. The Initial Visit page contains information and materials for initial visits.

 
Self-Study Full Visits Resources for Members

Helpful materials and templates are provided for your use. Select the appropriate protocol link for a list of PDF and Word files.

NOTE: Please pick the materials carefully, the Visiting Committee materials and templates should align to the type of school and protocol/manual that the school used for their self-study. Please check with the WASC office if you are not sure which materials you should be using.

 
  California Public and
Charter Schools

ACS WASC/CDE Focus on Learning Joint Process, California Public Comprehensive and Charter Schools (2014 Edition)
[For California public/charter schools]

ACS WASC/CDE Focus on Learning Joint Process, California Public Comprehensive and Charter Schools (2013 Edition)
[For California public/charter schools]

 
  Most Private and Religious Schools, and
Pacific Islands Schools

ACS WASC Focus on Learning (2014 Edition)
[For private and religious schools, and for schools in the Pacific Islands region]

ACS WASC Focus on Learning (2013 Edition)
[For private and religious schools, and for schools in the Pacific Islands region]

 
  Hawaii Public
and Adult Schools

ACS WASC/Hawaii Department of Education, Joint ACS WASC and Hawaii Department of Education Process (2013 Edition)
[For Hawaii public and adult postsecondary schools]

 
  ACS WASC 
Postsecondary

ACS WASC Postsecondary Accreditation Manual (2013 Edition)
[For adult postsecondary schools]

 
  ACS WASC 
International

ACS WASC Focus on Learning, 2014 International Edition
[For international schools]

ACS WASC Focus on Learning, 2013 International Edition
[For international schools]

 
  ACS WASC SEP

ACS WASC Supplementary Education Centers/Programs Accreditation Manual (2013 Edition)
[For Supplementary Education Centers/Programs]

 
  ACS WASC/ACSI

ACS WASC/ACSI Association of Christian Schools International

 
  ACS WASC/ACTS

ACS WASC/Association of Christian Teachers and Schools

 
  ACS WASC/AWSNA

ACS WASC/AWSNA School Evaluation/Accreditation Guide (2010 Edition)
[For Association of Waldorf Schools of North America schools]

 
  ACS WASC/CAIS

ACS WASC/California Association of Independent Schools

 
  ACS WASC/HAIS

ACS WASC/Hawaii Association of Independent Schools

 
  ACS WASC/NLSA

ACS WASC/NLSA Focus on Learning (2013 Edition)
[For National Lutheran School Accreditation schools]

 
  ACS WASC/COE

ACS WASC/Council on Occupational Education

 
  ACS WASC/SDA

[For SDA, Pacific Union Conference of Seventh Day Adventists schools]

 
  ACS WASC/WCEA

[For Western Catholic Educational Association elementary schools]

ACS WASC/WCEA Focus on Learning (1999 edition, criteria addition July 2004)
[For Western Catholic Educational Association high schools]

 
 
 
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