NACEP Accreditation Commission Record of Decisions April 2020

April 2020

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 14, 2020, and ending April 15, 2020, with regard to concurrent enrollment programs that applied for NACEP accreditation during the 2019-20 application cycle.

Programs Granted Initial Accreditation

The following programs were found to be in compliance with all 16 of NACEP's accreditation standards and were granted initial accreditation for a period of five 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 16 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.

Programs Granted Reaccreditation after One-Year Extension with Site Visits

The following program currently holding NACEP accreditation were found to be in compliance with all 17 of NACEP's accreditation standards and were granted the rest of their accreditation period:

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

Program Granted Accreditation after a Deferment:

The following programs submitted for NACEP accreditation in the 18-19 cycle and were found to be in compliance with all 17 of NACEP's accreditation standards. The programs were granted the initial accreditation period of 5 years:

To maintain accreditation, this program is 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 programs currently holding NACEP accreditation were found to be in compliance with the majority of NACEP's 16 accreditation standards and was granted an extension of the current accreditation term through the end of the 2021-22 academic year with monitoring by the Accreditation Commission:

To earn full reaccreditation, the programs must demonstrate significant progress on one or more unmet standards by late 2020, and submit all final evidence demonstrating consistent implementation of the identified standards by late 2021.

Programs Granted a Defer

The following programs were found to be in compliance with the majority of NACEP's 16 accreditation standards and were granted a deferment of the to address those concerns with monitoring by the Accreditation Commission:

To earn full reaccreditation, the programs must demonstrate significant progress on one or more unmet standards by late 2020, and submit all final evidence demonstrating consistent implementation of the identified standards by late 2021

Programs Not Granted Initial Accreditation

The following programs failed to demonstrate that they are in compliance with all 16 of NACEP's accreditation standards and their applications for initial accreditation were denied:

Programs Not Granted Reaccreditation

The following program failed to demonstrate that they are in compliance with all 16 of NACEP's accreditation standards and their application for reaccreditation was denied:

Programs Not Granted Reaccreditation after an One-Year Extension

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

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

Diana Johnson , NorthWest Arkansas Community College (Chair), Michael Beam, Indiana University (Vice Chair), Connie Poteet, National Park College (Two-Year Representative), Karen Landry, Everett Community College (Two-Year Representative), Megan Adamczyk, Minnesota State Community and Technical College (Two-Year Representative), Bretton DeLaria, Saint Louis University (Four-Year Representative), Micheal Altomari, Minnesota State University Mankato(Four-Year Representative), John Dobyns, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (Four-Year Representative), Marian Borgmann-Ingwersen, Nebraska Wesleyan University (Private Institution Representative), Mary Mendez Rizzo, Monroe Community College (Member-at-Large), Lorry Beth Wilson, West Kentucky Community and Technical College (Member-at-Large), Allen Riddle, Henrico, Virginia (External Member), Freda Richmond, NACEP Accreditation Manager (Non-voting), Jennie Patteson, NACEP Director of Accreditation and Member Services (Non-voting), Brett Meeker (Guest, Incoming Commissioner), Sheralyne Tierseron (Guest, Incoming Commissioner),

Commissioners recused themselves from specific votes in accordance with the Commission's conflict of interest policy.