NWAIS Accreditation Handbook

NWAIS Accreditation Handbook

Make sure you are using the correct edition of dated documents.

If you are not sure which year to use, ask the Self Study Coordinator or Team Chair.

Accreditation Through the Eyes of...

  1. The Host Head of School
    1. Before the Accreditation Visit
      1. Accreditation Pre-Check
      2. Finances of Accreditation
      3. Accreditation Timetable for Schools
      4. Hosting a Preliminary Visit
    2. During the Accreditation Visit
    3. After the Accreditation Visit
      1. Response Report Guidelines
      2. Response Report Cover Sheet (for School)
  2. The Self Study Coordinator (SSC)
    1. Designing the Self Study Process
    2. Preparing the Self Study
      1. Required Documents Checklist
    3. Publishing and Distributing the Self Study
    4. Planning and Hosting the Accreditation Visit
      1. Hosting a Preliminary Visit
      2. Visiting Team Logistics Timetable
      3. Sample Visiting Team Schedule
      4. Team Working Arrangements
  3. The Visiting Team Chair
    1. Before the Accreditation Visit
      1. Accreditation Diagnostic
      2. The Finances of Accreditation
      3. Chairs' Timeline and Checklist
      4. Preliminary Visit Checklist
    2. During the Accreditation Visit
      1. Sample Visit Schedule
      2. Voting Record
      3. Visiting Team Report Checklist
    3. After the Accreditation Visit
      1. Visiting Team Transmittal Form
      2. Response Report Transmittal Form (for Chair)
  4. A Visiting Team Member
    1. Conflict of Interest & Confidentiality Statement
    2. Visiting Team Report Checklist
    3. Gathering, Reviewing and Analyzing Information on the Visit
    4. C2C Guide
    5. Visiting Team Member FAQ

Forms, Templates and Organizational Tools

  1. 2018 Accreditation Rubric
  2. 2019 Accreditation Rubric
  3. Accreditation Historical Decisions
  4. Accreditation Overview
  5. Accreditation Timetable for Schools
  6. C2C Guide
  7. Chairing a Preliminary Visit
  8. Chairs' Timeline and Checklist
  9. Communication Toolkit
  10. Communication Toolkit Infographic
  11. Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Statement
  12. Enrollment Statistics Chart
  13. The Finances of Accreditation
  14. Gathering, Reviewing and Analyzing Information on the Visit
  15. Hosting a Preliminary Visit
  16. 2017 Required Documents Checklist
  17. 2018 Required Documents Checklist
  18. Response Report Cover Sheet (for School)
  19. Response Report Guidelines
  20. Response Report Transmittal Form (for Chair)
  21. Sample Visiting Team Schedule
  22. School Profile Template
  23. Team Working Arrangements (for SSC)
  24. Tuition Reduction Chart
  25. Visiting Team Logistics Timetable (for SSC)
  26. Visiting Team Member FAQ
  27. Visiting Team Report Checklist
  28. Visiting Team Transmittal Form
  29. Voting Record