Accreditation Video

Please click on each link below to watch our streaming video segments that cover all aspects of the SAIS-SACS accreditation process. We recommend watching the segments in the order they appear.

Accreditation Segments

1. Introduction

2. History

3. Key Concepts

4. Three Pillars

5. Steps of the Process

6. The Accreditation Process

7. School Steering Committee

8. Responding to Standards

9. Standard One: Vision & Purpose
The school establishes and communicates a shared purpose and direction for improving the performance of students and the effectiveness of the school.

10. Standard Two: Governance & Leadership
The school provides a governance, leadership, and organizational structure that promote student performance and school effectiveness.

11. Standard Three: Teaching & Learning
The school provides research based curriculum and instructional methods that facilitate achievement for all students.

12. Standard Four: Documenting & Using Results
The school enacts a comprehensive assessment system that monitors, documents, and uses results to improve student performance and school effectiveness.

13. Standard Five: Resources & Support Systems
The school has the resources and services necessary to support its mission and purpose and to ensure achievement for all students.

14. Standard Six: Stakeholder Communication & Relationships
The school fosters effective communications and relationships with and among its stakeholders.

15. Standard Seven: Commitment to Continuous Improvement
The school establishes, implements, and monitors a continuous process of improvement that focuses on student performance.


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