Visiting Committee Self-Study Templates & Materials

The Visiting Committee Chair is the keeper of the vision regarding the value of the accreditation process as well as the manager of the details of the visit. The chair is viewed as a coach, working with the schools in this ongoing school improvement process.

There are chairs for a variety of different types of visits including: initial visits, full self-study visits, revisits, and midterm (mid-cycle) visits. The materials listed below pertain to self-study visits only.

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

Self-Study Visit Chair Resources

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 ACS 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)
[California public/charter schools]ACS WASC/CDE Focus on Learning Joint Process, California Public Comprehensive and Charter Schools (2013 Edition)
[California public/charter schools]
Most Private and Religious Schools, and
Pacific Islands Schools
ACS WASC Focus on Learning (2014 Edition)
[Private and religious schools, and schools in the Pacific Islands region]ACS WASC Focus on Learning (2013 Edition)
[Private and religious schools, and 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)
[Hawaii public and adult postsecondary schools]
ACS WASC
Postsecondary
ACS WASC Postsecondary Accreditation Manual (2013 Edition)
[Adult postsecondary schools]
ACS WASC
International
ACS WASC Focus on Learning, 2014 International Edition
[International schools]
ACS WASC SEP ACS WASC Supplementary Education Centers/Programs Accreditation Manual (2013 Edition)
[Supplementary Education Centers/Programs]
ACS WASC/AWSNA ACS WASC/AWSNA School Evaluation/Accreditation Guide (2010 Edition)
[Association of Waldorf Schools of North America schools]
ACS WASC/NLSA ACS WASC/NLSA Focus on Learning (2013 Edition)
[National Lutheran School Accreditation schools]
ACS WASC/SDA [Pacific Union Conference of Seventh Day Adventists schools]
ACS WASC/WCEA [Western Catholic Educational Association elementary and high schools]