Welcome to the State of California

Title

Accreditation Handbook

The Accreditation Handbook provides guidance for programs and individuals participating in accreditation activities. Each section of the Handbook is listed below, with the date of its adoption by the Committee on Accreditation.

Handbook
Introduction
Adopted April 2016   
Chapter One: Responsibilities of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and the Committee on Accreditation
Adopted March 2016   
Chapter Two: Standards in Accreditation
Adopted March 2016   
Chapter Three: Institutional and Program Approval and Change of Status
Adopted March 2017   
Chapter Four: The Accreditation Cycle
Adopted March 2016   
Chapter Five: Annual Data Submission
Adopted February 2017   
Chapter Six: Program Review
Adopted April 2016   
Chapter Seven: Preparation for an Accreditation Site Visit
Adopted November 2016   
Chapter Eight: Accreditation Decisions: Options and Implications
Adopted March 2016   
Chapter Nine: Activities during the 7th Year of the Accreditation Cycle
Adopted March 2016   
Chapter Ten: Accreditation Site Visit Team Member Information
Adopted April 2016   
Chapter Eleven: Board of Institutional Review Member Skills and Competencies
Adopted April 2016   
Chapter Twelve: Team Leadership
Adopted April 2016   
Chapter Thirteen: Articulation between State and National Accreditation
Adopted April 2016   
Chapter Fourteen: Evaluation of the Accreditation System
Adopted April 2016   
Chapter Fifteen: The Accreditation Revisit
Adopted March 2016   


Also see:

Updated April 21, 2017