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FEBRUARY 9, 2006 ACCREDITATION STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

Meeting Notes

February 9, 2006 – 9:00 A.M.

 

I.                Approval of minutes for January 26 meeting

Minutes were approved and Jennie will put on website.

II.            List of documents to accompany second draft

Discussion occurred as to how the list of documents (sources) should be posted on the website. Jennie will post them separately under each standard.

III.        Review of second draft

A.                Discussion occurred as to what people could commit to. It was agreed that everyone on the steering committee had a responsibility to review the entire document. Lou requested that he be responsible only for Standard IV. Other committee members present agreed to a review of the entire document.

B.                  Committee members were encouraged to use the matrix for themes supplied by Kathy Damon or something similar when reviewing the document to ensure themes were adequately covered.

C.                  Discussion on action items occurred. It was agreed that the planning agendas/recommendations we expect ACCJC to make should be action items.

IV.            Third draft due date

After discussion it was agreed the third draft due date would be Monday, April 3, 2006.

V.                March 3 Learning Day

A.                Discussion concerning activities for the March 3 learning day centered on the need to get input from as many faculty as possible on the accreditation report, especially the action items.

B.                There was genuine concern that the entire college be involved in the process and how to do this successfully was discussed.

C.                There was also genuine concern that the student body be involved in the process. Trina confirmed that student government representatives were invited to the March 3 Learning Day.

VI.            Appreciation

Appreciation for the work of steering committee members and standard co-chairs and their committees was expressed.

VII.        Next Meeting

The next meeting will be February 23, 2006 at 9am in Manono Conference Room 6A.