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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]

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

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

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

 
  Hawaii Public
and Adult Schools

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

 
  WASC 
Postsecondary

WASC Postsecondary Accreditation Manual (2011 Edition)
[For adult postsecondary schools]

 
  WASC 
International

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

WASC Focus on Learning, Overseas Edition (2009 Edition)
[For international schools]

 
  WASC SEP

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

WASC Supplementary Education Centers/Programs Accreditation Manual (2010 Edition)
[For WASC Supplementary Education Centers/Programs]

 
  WASC/ACSI

WASC/ACSI Association of Christian Schools International

 
  WASC/ACTS

WASC/Association of Christian Teachers and Schools

 
  WASC/AWSNA

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

 
  WASC/CAIS

WASC/California Association of Independent Schools

 
  WASC/HAIS

WASC/Hawaii Association of Independent Schools

 
  WASC/NLSA

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

 
  WASC/COE

WASC/Council on Occupational Education

 
  WASC/SDA

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

 
  WASC/WCEA

[For WASC/Western Catholic Educational Association elementary schools]

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

 
 
 
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