S ESSION G OALS Develop working knowledge of the expectations and requirements of the 2012 accreditation process and standards for schools/systems Understand the role leaders play in the Internal Review process for schools/system Recognize and connect improvement activities and accreditation activities for schools/systems Understand the role ASSIST plays in improvement planning and accreditation
Executive Summary Question 2. Provide the system’s/school's purpose statement and ancillary content such as mission, vision, values, and/or beliefs. Describe how the system/school embodies its purpose through its program offerings and expectations for students.
Executive Summary Question 3. Describe the system’s/school's notable achievements and areas of improvement in the last three years. Additionally, describe areas for improvement that the system/school is striving to achieve in the next three years.
Executive Summary Question 4. Provide any additional information you would like to share with the public and community that were not prompted in the previous sections.
Standards & Indicators Activity Identify one indicator from the “Indicators to Examine” slide. Read the indicator and “4” performance level. Prepare to respond to these questions: How would you re-phrase or explain the meaning of this indicator to a colleague? Does this indicator align to any of the “recurring themes?” If possible, rate your system/school on this indicator.
Self Assessment How will leaders establish a “diagnostic environment” and ensure the integrity of the process? – Using data to support ratings – Understanding the meaning and intent of the standards and indicators – Engaging stakeholders appropriately in the process – Commitment to improvement in student performance and institutional effectiveness