Taft College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and by the U.S. Department of Education. Students and members of the public who wish to file a formal complaint to the ACCJC about one of its member institutions can contact the ACCJC in writing (10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204, Novato, CA, 94949), by calling (415) 506-0234, or by visiting their website at http://www.accjc.org.
Future Site for 2021 ISER
Report will go here
Institutional Self Evaluation 2021
Timeline of Process
SPC - Accreditation Retreat - May 10, 2019
The Strategic Planning Committee participated in a retreat to establish the guidelines and process for the development of the training for the Accreditation Steering Committee.
ISER Timeline Development - Spring 2019
The Strategic Planning Committee developed the timeline for the ISER process.
Accreditation Steering Task Force - Fall 2019
The Accreditation Steering Task membership consists of Strategic Planning Committee members and leadership from key areas on campus. This task force had their first meeting on September 17, 2019.
Advanced ISER Training - January 30, 2020
The Accreditation Steering Task Force and ISER Sub-committees participate in an Advanced ISER Training led by Gohar Momjian.
ACCJC Webinar Series - Tuesday, February 18, 2020
|The Quality Focus Essay (QFE): Leveraging Innovation to Improve Student Achievement
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (PST)
Place: https://zoom.us/j/649069604The Quality Focus Essay (QFE) is the component of the ISER which provides the opportunity for member institutions to be innovative and to propose new ideas and projects that will improve student learning and/or student achievement at the institutional level. Learn from the panelists how this is your opportunity to reflect on data, be innovative, and proactive to achieve your institution’s mission and goals. Presenters will also discuss how Guided Pathways and Equity work can inform a college’s QFE.
Randy Beach, ACCJC Commissioner; Faculty, Southwestern College
Stephanie Curry, Faculty, Reedley College; Academic Senate of California Community Colleges, North Representative
Gohar Momjian, ACCJC Vice President
Submission of Draft ISER Sections to ASTF - Summer 2020
The subcommittees of the ISER will complete drafts and submit to the ASTF for review.
ASTF Completes ISER - Spring 2021
The Accreditation Steering Task Force completes final draft of ISER.
Board Approval of ISER - July 15, 2021
The final ISER will go for Board approval on July 15, 2021.
Completion of Evidence Repository - July 30, 2021
The Office of Institutional Research and Planning will finalize the ISER evidence repository.
Submission of ISER to ACCJC - August 15, 2021
The ISER is submitted to ACCJC by August 15, 2021.
ACCJC Site Visit - October 2021
Taft College will undergo the ACCJC site visit in October 2021.
ACCJC Action Letter - Spring 2022
ACCJC will send Action Letter in February of 2022.