Dr. Billy Floyd SE Region Vice President Regional Accrediting Agencies AdvancED Systems Accredited • Includes those currently accredited or in candidacy: • 74 out of 81 Schools Accredited • Public: • Either individually or through systems: • Over 1200 (less than 20 are not accredited) • Charter, NonPublic, Virtual, Corporations. Services Services Impact Every day 20 million students enter an AdvancED accredited institution to learn…. The Power of Internal Review Provides a framework for rich dialogue and collaborative reflection for the purpose of increasing student learning External Review Foundation for Continuous Improvement The Power of External Review Meet AdvancED Standards for Quality School Systems Implement a continuous improvement process Conduct Internal Review Demographics Executive Summary Standards Self Assessment Stakeholder Feedback Diagnostic Student Performance Diagnostic Improvement Plan Assurances Host External Review Respond to Improvement Priorities Meet AdvancED Standards for Quality Schools Implement a continuous improvement process Conduct Internal Review Demographics Executive Summary Standards Self Assessment Stakeholder Feedback Diagnostic Student Performance Diagnostic Improvement Plan Assurances Participate in External Review every 5 years Diagnostic Tools Internal Review Examines organizational effectiveness Analyzes student performance Engages stakeholders in deliberate reflection Promotes deep and collective understanding of practices, processes and impact Involves stakeholders in the continuous improvement of the system and its schools Provides a framework for rich dialogue and important discussion Produces valid evidence to inform and guide action Positions institutions to strategically improve Provides context and information to the External Review Team Activity What are Standards? Write down the words that resonate in your mind when you think about standards? Give examples of standards. AdvancED Standards for Quality School Systems The AdvancED Standards : Describe conditions that are necessary to achieve higher levels of student performance and organizational effectiveness Offer a road map for the pursuit of excellence in education Guide continuous improvement efforts Standards for Quality School Systems 1 Purpose and Direction 2 Governance and Leadership 3 Teaching and Assessing for Learning 4 Resource Utilization 5 Using Results for Continuous Improvement About the Standards 1. Statements (5) 2. Indicators (35 Systems, 33 Schools) Focus of internal review Rated individually Contain multiple concepts 3. Quality Evidence (multiple sources) 4. Performance Rubrics Four levels © 2013 AdvancED Visual Framework Standard Standard 1: Purpose and Direction Indicator 1.1 Indicator 1.2 Indicator 1.3 Performance Levels 4, 3, 2, 1 Performance Levels Performance Levels 4, 3, 2, 1 Quality Evidence Quality Evidence 4, 3, 2, 1 Quality Evidence Student Performance Diagnostic Questions Understand the SP Diagnostic Collect , analyze and report Understand selection, use, analysis of assessments Review Evaluative Criteria Student Performance Evaluative Criteria UPLOAD Four Main Steps Administer Surveys Analyze Results Students Parents Staff Complete Diagnostic Stakeholder Data Document Evaluative Criteria Diagnostic Questions With a focus on institutional improvement Utilize Results Stakeholder Feedback Evaluative Criteria UPLOAD Assurances Respond to the AdvancED and other applicable assurances Upload documents and cite evidence where appropriate Assurances not met will result in a Required Action © 2013 AdvancED UPLOAD 3 External Review Team size determined by the size of the system and the Managing Office Led by an out-of-state AdvancED trained Lead Evaluator Supported by Associate Lead Evaluator from in- state Team is composed of in and out-of-state individuals assigned through collaboration of the State and Managing Office Team members must complete Team Member Training (eLearning) and ELEOT certification Schedule 288 100 100 400 Index of Educational Quality 321 Teaching and Learning Impact 400 Standards 3 and 5, Student Performance Evaluative Criteria 244 100 400 Leadership Capacity Standards 1 and 2, Stakeholder Feedback Evaluative Criteria 300 100 Resource Utilization Standard 4 400 Accredited Accredited Under Review Lowest 5% Communicating Findings Exit Report (Oral) External Review Report (Digital) Standards Learning Environment Stakeholder Feedback Student Performance Individual school scores as reported by the school in their Accreditation Report Conclusion Summary of Findings Improvement Priorities External Review Report Located in ASSIST Results Domain: Teaching and Learning Impact Standard 3: Teaching and Assessing for Learning Standard 5: Using Results for Continuous Improvement Student Performance ELEOT Results Domain: Leadership Capacity Standard 1: Purpose and Direction Standard 2: Governance and Leadership Stakeholder Feedback Domain: Resource Utilization Standard 4: Resources and Support Systems Conclusion Index of Educational Quality Accreditation Recommendation Addenda Individual self-reported scores of school in systems, corporation/systems. Team Roster References Decision on Accreditation © 2013 54 • External Review Team reports results, not decisions • AdvancED managing office reviews and approves the External Review Report • AdvancED Councils review and make a recommendation to the Accreditation Commission (schools) • Accreditation Commission grants accreditation THE POWER OF EDUCATION CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.
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