NACEP Accreditation Commission Record of Decisions

April 2017

In accordance with NACEP's commitment to public disclosure and the Accreditation Commission's Policy and Procedures Manual, this Record of Decision documents the formal actions taken by the NACEP Accreditation Commission at its spring meeting beginning April 5, 2017 and ending April 13, 2017 with regard to concurrent enrollment programs that applied for NACEP accreditation during the 2016-17 application cycle.  Follow the link for each accredited program to view a Statement of Accreditation Status.

Programs Granted Initial Accreditation

The following programs were found to be in compliance with all 17 of NACEP's accreditation standards and were granted initial accreditation for a period of seven academic years:

To maintain accreditation, these programs are required to continue implementing all practices identified in NACEP's standards and complete an annual report of activities.

Programs Granted Reaccreditation

The following programs currently holding NACEP accreditation were found to be in compliance with all 17 of NACEP's accreditation standards and were granted renewed accreditation for a period of seven academic years:

To maintain accreditation, these programs are required to continue implementing all practices identified in NACEP's standards and complete an annual report of activities.

Program Granted One-Year Extension

The following program currently holding NACEP accreditation was found to be in compliance with the majority of NACEP's 17 accreditation standards and was granted an extension of the current accreditation term through the end of the 2017-18 academic year with monitoring by the Accreditation Commission:

To earn full reaccreditation, this program must demonstrate significant progress on one or more unmet standards by September 1, 2017 and submit all final evidence demonstrating consistent implementation of the identified standards by March 1, 2018.

Programs Denied Initial Accreditation

The following programs failed to demonstrate that they are in compliance with all 17 of NACEP's accreditation standards and their applications for initial accreditation was denied:

  • College of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas, NV), Jumpstart Dual Credit High School Program
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL),  Dual Enrollment
Programs Whose Accreditation Term Has Lapsed

In addition to the programs that were denied reaccreditation, the following programs currently holding NACEP accreditation allowed their accreditation to lapse at the end of the 2016-17 academic year:

Appeals

Within sixty (60) days after receiving notification of an adverse accrediting action, a concurrent enrollment program may request reconsideration of or appeal any decision of the Accreditation Commission.

Meeting Attendees

Victoria Zeppelin, Tompkins Cortland Community College (Chair), Deanna Jessup, Indiana University (Vice Chair), Karen Landry, Everett Community College (At-Large Member), Katie Bucci, SUNY Broome Community College (Two-Year Representative), Randy Mead, Des Moines Area Community College (Two-Year Representative), Bretton DeLaria, Saint Louis University (Four-Year Representative), Magdalena Narozniak, University of Connecticut (Four-Year Representative), Marian Borgmann-Ingwersen, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Private Institution Representative), Robie Cornelious, Jacksonville, Florida (External Member), Adam Lowe, NACEP Executive Director (Ex-Officio, Non-voting), Jennie Patteson, NACEP Director of Accreditation and Member Services (Ex-Officio, Non-voting), Christina Parish (Guest, Incoming Commissioner), and Terry Barmann (Guest, Incoming Commissioner). Commissioners recused themselves from specific votes in accordance with the Commission's conflict of interest policy.