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Specialized Accreditations

Teacher Education

The School of Education at the University of Alaska Southeast is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), a performance- based teacher accrediting body for schools, colleges, and the Federal Department of Education (2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW, suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; phone (202) 466-7496). This accreditation covers initial and advanced teacher preparation programs. NCATE is recognized by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.

Health Information Management

The Health Information Management Associate Degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

2009 Self Study Cover

UAS 2009 Self Study Report

Below are the table of contents for the 2009 Self Study Report. (1.8Mb). There is an extensive list of bookmarks for navigation within the PDF document above.  To read the NWCCU's response to the 2009 Self Study Report, click here.

SectionPg #
Standard One: Institutional Mission and Goals, Planning, and Effectiveness
1.A Mission and Goals 11
1.B Planning and Effectiveness4
Standard Two: Educational Program and its Effectiveness
2.A General Requirements1
2.B Educational Program Planning and Assessment8
2.C Undergraduate Program19
2.D Graduate Programs57
2.E Graduate Faculty and Related Resources62
2.F Graduate Records and Academic Credit65
2.G Continuing Education and Special Learning Activities66
2.H Non Credit Programs and Courses72
Standard Three: Students
3.A Purpose and Organization1
3.B General Responsibilities4
3.C Academic Credit and Records9
3.D Student Services12
Standard Four: Faculty
4.A Faculty Selection, Evaluation, Roles, Welfare, and Development1
4.B Scholarship, Research, and Artistic Creation16
Standard Five: Library and Information Resources
5.A Purpose and Scope1
5.B Information Resources and Services5
5.C Facilities and Access12
5.D Personnel and Management14
5.E Planning and Evaluation18
Standard Six: Governance and Administration
6.A Governance System1
6.B Governing Board3
6.C Leadership and Management6
6.D Faculty Role in Governance11
6.E Student Role in Governance13
Standard Seven: Finance
7.A Financial Planning1
7.B Adequacy of Financial Resources5
7.C Financial Management9
7.D Fundraising and Development12
Standard Eight: Physical Resources
8.A Instructional and Support Facilities1
8.B Equipment and Materials7
8.C Physical Resources Planning8
Standard Nine: Institutional Integrity
9.A Commitment to High Ethical Standards1
2011 Year One Self Evaluation Report

UAS 2013 Year Three Self Evaluation Report

Below are the table of contents for the 2013 Year Three Self Evaluation Report. Below is a list of bookmarks for navigation within the PDF document above.

 

Pg #
INSTITUTIONAL OVERVIEW1
PREFACE3
Institutional Changes Since the Last Report3
Strategic Planning3
Leadership and Reorganization3
Student Success3
Assessment4
Infrastructure4
Response to Recommendations5
CHAPTER ONE -- STANDARD 1: MISSION, CORE THEME, AND EXPECTATIONS6
Executive Summary of Eligibility Requirements 2 and 36
Eligibility Requirement 2: Authority6
Eligibility Requirement 3: Mission and Core Themes6
Standard 1.A Mission6
Standard 1.A.16
Core Themes7
Vision7
Values7
Interpretation of Mission Fulfillment8
Standard 1.A.28
Articulation of an Acceptable Threshold, Extent, or Degree of Mission Fulfillment8
Core Themes, Objectives, Outcome, and Indicators9
Core Theme One: Student Success9
Core Theme Two: Teaching and Learning12
Core Theme Three: Community Engagement15
Core Theme Four: Research and Creative Expression16
CHAPTER TWO -- STANDARD 2: RESOURCES AND CAPACITY19
Introduction19
Core Theme One: Student Success19
Core Theme Two: Teaching and Learning20
Core Theme Three: Community Engagement21
Core Theme Four: Research and Creative Activity22
2.A—Governance23
2.B—Human Resources38
2.C– Human Resources50
2.D– Student Support Resources68
2.E– Library and Information Resources83
2.F– Financial Resources86
2.G– Physical and Technological Infrastructure92
CONCLUSION101
APPENDIX ONE102
Executive Summary of Eligibility Requirements 4 through 21102
Eligibility Requirement 4 Operational Focus and Independence102
Eligibility Requirement 5 Non-Discrimination102
Eligibility Requirement 6 Institutional Integrity102
Eligibility Requirement 7 Governing Board103
Eligibility Requirement 8 Chief Executive Officer103
Eligibility Requirement 9 Administration104
Eligibility Requirement 10 Faculty104
Eligibility Requirement 11 Educational Program104
Eligibility Requirement 12 General Education And Related Instruction105
Eligibility Requirement 13 Library and Information Resources106
Eligibility Requirement 14 Physical and Technological Infrastructure106
Eligibility Requirement 15 Academic Freedom106
Eligibility Requirement 16 Admissions107
Eligibility Requirement 17 Public Information107
Eligibility Requirement 18 Financial Resources108
Eligibility Requirement 19 Financial Accountability109
Eligibility Requirement 20 Disclosure109
Eligibility Requirement 21 Relationship with the Accreditation Commission109
APPENDIX TWO110
Mission Fulfillment Foundations110
Organizational Charts123
Basic Institutional Data Form140
UAS Financial Statements146

Helpful Links

UAS Strategic and Assessment Plan 2010-2017
UAS Campus Master Plan
UAS Academic Catalog 2013-14
Faculty Handbooks
Accreditation Reports: Regional and Specialized
UAS Program Review
UA Graduate Study 2012
UAS Student Retention Study 2012
 
 

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