Comprehensive Institutional Self-Evaluation Report

Welcome to College of the Canyons' 2014 Accreditation Self Evaluation. This site is designed to provide public access to all accreditation-related records. Documents will be posted as they become available. Additional information about the accrediting commission and accreditation process is available at right. Linked documents are in PDF format.

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Fundamentals of Accreditation

Eligibility Requirements

Accreditation Standards

Guide to Evaluating Institutions

Manual for Institutional Self Evaluation

Rubric for Evaluating Institutional Effectiveness

Guide to Evaluating Distance Education

Substantive Change Manual

Criteria for Substantive Change Proposals

Style Sheet for Self-Evaluation Draft

2014 Committee Members

2014 Self-Evaluation Timeline

Accreditation Steering Committee

2014 Self-Evaluation Report Preparation

Evidence Collection, Letter to Standard Teams, September 2013



2014 Self-Evaluation Report (Draft)

2014 Commission Report (May)

2014 Commission Report (March)

2014 Substantive Change Proposals:

Approval of Programs / Certificates Completed 50 Percent or More through Distance Education
Institutionalization of the Medical Laboratory Technician Training Program
Relocation of the Automotive Technology Training Program

2012 Progress Report on Student Learning Outcomes

2012 Commission Report

2011 Midterm Report

2009 Commission Report

2008 Self-Study Report

2008 Commission Report

2008 Substantive Change Proposal

2006 Commission Report

2005 Midterm Report

2003 Commission Report

2002 Self-Study Report



About Accreditation

College of the Canyons is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The ACCJC is authorized to operate by the U.S. Department of Education through the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. Accreditation is a voluntary system of self regulation developed to evaluate overall educational quality and institutional effectiveness. More

2008 Certificate

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Contact Information

Jerry L. Buckley, Ed.D.
Asst. Superintendent/Vice President, Instruction
Accreditation Liaison Officer
College of the Canyons

Phone: (661) 362-3411
Office: L-211


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Valencia Campus
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
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