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Cuesta College Accreditation Steering Committee

Cuesta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).

General Information:  Cuesta College Accreditation Status

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Cuesta College Accreditation Documents 2008-2012:

2008 Cuesta's Comprehensive Self Study

2009 Comprehensive Evaluation Team Report

2009 Cuesta's Follow-up Report

2010 Visiting Team's Follow-up Report

2010 Cuesta's Follow-up Report

2011 Visiting Team's Follow-up Report

2011 Cuesta's Follow-up Report

2012 Visiting Team's Follow-up Report

 

November 10, 2011 Accreditation Visit: Schedule of Interviews

Document: October 15, 2011 Mid-Term Report (Board-approved on October 5, 2011)

& Supplemental Mid-Term Report

Evidence for October 15, 2011 Follow-Up Report

 

Recommendation 2

Ev. 2.1:  EMP 2011-2016

Ev. 2.2:  State-wide Budget scenarios

Ev. 2.3:  Joint College Committee Presentations

Ev. 2.4:  President’s April 14th Presentation

Ev. 2.5:  Assessment Framework of 2006-2011

Ev. 2.6:  2010-2013 Strategic Plan monthly Updates

Ev. 2.7:  EMP-SP connection

Ev. 2.8:  Strategic Planning Goals 2011-2012

Ev. 2.9:  Strategic Plan Update

Ev. 2.10: Planning and Funding Allocation Model

Ev. 2.11: IPPR Template

Ev. 2.12: “Overview of IPPR Template”

Ev. 2.13: Planning and Funding Cycle for “Remodeling the Humanities Forum”

Ev. 2.14: Planning and Budget, September 20, 2011

Ev. 2.15: Budget Reduction Presentation March 29th

Ev. 2.16: Structural Deficit Proposal, April 12, 2011

Ev. 2.17: Budget Reduction Plan, May 11, 2011

Ev. 2.18: Budget Reduction Plan for Structural Deficit & 9.1% Reduction 2011-2012

Ev. 2.19: May Revise 2011

Ev. 2.20: Final Budget 2011-2012 September 7, 2011

Ev. 2.21: Chemistry APPW 2011-2012

Ev. 2.22: Academic Support CPPR 2011

Ev. 2.23: Institutional Effectiveness Outcomes

Ev. 2. 24: Institutional Effectiveness Schedule

Ev. 2.25: College Council Agenda, August 23, 2011

Ev. 2.26: Institutional Research Website

Recommendation 6

Ev. 6.1: Draft Technology Plan

Ev. 6.2: Annual Technology Plan and Review (ATPR)

Ev. 6.3: T-Tab

Ev. 6.4: Draft Technology Plan

Ev. 6.5: SWOT Analysis

Ev. 6.6: Faculty Survey

Ev. 6.7: Integration, Technology Plan Goals, and EMP Core Principles

Ev. 6.8: Matrix Priority Ranking—Technology Items

Ev. 6.9: Planning and Budget minutes May

Ev. 6.10: College Planning and Budget Resource Allocation

Ev. 6.11: Minutes of Technology Committee Meetings, April and May 2011

Ev. 6.12: Integration of Technology Planning with Budget Planning and Allocation

Ev. 6.13: Planning and Budget minutes September 20, 2011

Ev. 6.14: List of Technology Projects for Planning and Budget

Ev. 6.15: Proposal for 6304 Renovation

Ev. 6.16: May Technology Committee notes on Planning and Budget Project

Ev. 6.17: Prioritized List from Technology Committee

Ev. 6.18: Computer Services Memo, August 30, 2011

Ev. 6.19: Centralized Funding for Technology Explanation

Ev. 6.20: Technology Committee Presentation to Planning and Budget

Ev. 6.21: Planning and Budget minutes, May 19, 2011 45% MAA for Technology

Ev. 6.22: Work Order 2095: to move data

Ev. 6.23: Legacy Agreement

Ev. 6.24: Screen Shot of Oracle Tables

Ev. 6.25: Screen Shot of ARGOs designer capacity

Ev. 6.26: List of Oracles Tables for Banner and Santa Rosa data

Recommendation 7

Ev. 7.1: Final Budget

Ev. 7.2: Fiscal Plan Draft

Ev. 7.3: T-Tabs

Ev. 7.4: Integrated Planning Template-New Facility Template

Ev. 7.5: Budget Reduction Plan for Structural Deficit

Ev. 7.6: District Funding Priorities

Ev. 7.7: Budget Development Assumptions

Ev. 7.8: Budget Reduction Plan 2011-2012

Ev. 7.9: 2011-2012 Final Budget

Ev. 7.10: Credit Rating

Ev. 7.11: Debt Summary

 

Update on Substantive Change in Progress, Pending, or Planned

 

Ev. SC 1.1:Notification of Substantive Changes

Ev. SC 1.2:ACCJC Report of Institutional Actions

 

Supplemental Mid-Term Report

 

Recommendation 1

 

1.1       2010-13 Strategic Plan, adopted by the Board of Trustees, September 28, 2010

1.2       2011-16 Educational Master Plan, adopted by the Board of Trustees

1.3       Strategic Planning Committee Minutes 05-09-11

1.4       Cuesta College Integrated Planning Model, 2011-16 Educational Master Plan, September 7, 2011

 

 

Recommendation 3

 

 3.1    Passage of the Institutional Assessment Plan (IAP) in Spring 2010 by the Academic Senate
 3.2   
Principle Statement

 3.3     SLOA Webpage
 3.4     
Newsletters

 3.5     Integration of SLOA reporting with Institutional Program Planning and Review
3.6    
 ACCJC survey
3.7     ESL CPPR

3.8    Student Services Website

3.9      Board Policy 4021

3.10   College Council Minutes

3.11   Academic Freedom Policy 1565

 

 

Recommendation 4

 

4.1       Library Data Report
4.2       
Library Orientation Survey
4.3       
Workbook Test Fall 2011
4.4       
Library Satisfaction Survey Response
4.5       
CCC Library and Technology Engagement Survey
4.6       
Reduced Hours Survey
 

Recommendation 5

 

5.1          IPPR

5.2          Institutional Assessment Plan (IAP)

5.3          CPAS

5.4          Principles Statement

5.5          Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment Timesheet

5.6          March 12, 2010 Academic Senate Minutes

 

Recommendation 8

 

8-1              Board of Trustees workshop minutes, July 29, 2008
8.2              Board of Trustees minutes, November 11, 2008, Board self‐evaluation tool
8.3             
Board of Trustees minutes, January 14, 2009, Board self-evaluation tool
8-4              Board Policy 1035
8.5              Board of Trustees minutes, February 7, 2007, Monthly Board Evaluation/Critique
8.6              Board of Trustees minutes, March 7, 2007, Monthly Board Evaluation/Critique
8.7             
Board of Trustees minutes, June 3, 2009, Board self-evaluation
8-8         
Board of Trustees minutes, June 9, 2010: Board of Trustees self-evaluation tool
8.9          Board of Trustees minutes, July 6, 2011, Board self-evaluation
8.10        Board of Trustees minutes, August 4, 2010, Renumbering of Board Policy
8.11       
Board Policy 2410, Administrative Procedure, Purposes and Objectives
8.12       
Administrative Procedure 2410, Administrative Procedure, Purposes and Objectives
8.13       
Board of Trustees minutes, July 7, 2010, Board Goals
8.14        Board of Trustees minutes, June 8, 2011, Board Goals
8.15        Board of Trustees minutes, July 6, 2011, Board Goals
8.16        Board of Trustees minutes, August 3, 2011, Board Goals
8.17        Board of Trustees minutes, November 3, 2010, Board professional development
8.18       
Board Development Plan
 

 

Recommendation 9

 

9.1     Board of Trustees minutes, Oct. 7, 2009:  Approval of Board Policy 2430 update
9.2     
Board Policy 2400
9.3     
Board of Trustees minutes, July 7, 2010:  Approval of Board Policy 4020 update
9.4     
Dr. Gil Stork’s Opening Day speech, Jan. 15, 2010:  “The Future of Cuesta College is in Our Hands,” pp. 22- 23
9.5    
 SGC minutes, April 13, 2010:  SGC changed into College Council (CC)
9.6     
Leadership retreat Exit Survey, Jan. 13, 2011

9.7      Leadership Retreat Follow-up Survey results, Jan. 2011

9.8      Shared Governance Committee (SGC) minutes, Sept. 22, 2009:  SGC forms taskforce to assess SGC
9.9     
SGC minutes, Sept. 15, 2009:  SGC assessment and presentation of survey results
9.10   
Technical Assist II Visitation Report prepared by Mark Wade Lieu and Scott Lay:  Oct. 2009

9.11    Strategic Planning Subcommittee notes, Sept. 27, 2011

9.12    Strategic Planning Subcommittee notes, Oct. 11, 2011

9.13    Draft Proposal to Improve the District’s Committee Structure (12/14/2011)

 

 

 

November 5, 2010 Accreditation Visit: Schedule of Interviews

Document: October 15, 2010 Follow-Up Report (Board-approved on 10/6/2010)

Document: Accreditation Summary of Accomplishments

Evidence for October 15, 2010 Follow-Up Report

Recommendation 2
2-1      2010-2013 Strategic Plan
2-2      Addendums A & B:  2010-2013 Strategic Plan
2-3      Strategic Plan Committee minutes, Sept. 20, 2010
2-4      Planning Workshop Agenda, Sept. 7-8, 2010
2-5      2009 Visiting Team Report: page 2
2-6      2010-2011 Institutional Program Plan and Review (IPPR) Template
2-7      Survey results from IPPR Committee’s Spring 2010 assessment
2-8      Proposed 2011-2012 IPPR Template
2-9      Annual survey used to track status of each program’s assessment cycle
2-10   Appointment of SLO Assessment Co-Coordinators
2-11   Academic Senate minutes, May 14, 2010:  approval of Institutional Assessment Plan (IAP)
2-12   Unit Plan Excel Worksheets from proposed 2011-2012 IPPR Template
2-13   Survey based on ACCJC annual survey report regarding SLO-related items for programs
2-14   The Institutional Assessment Plan (IAP)
2-15   Course and Program Assessment Summary Form (CPAS)

Recommendation 6
6-1     2010-2011 Annual Technology Plan and Review
6-2     Faculty Survey, Spring 2010: Use of Technology
6-3     Technology Committee meeting minutes, Aug. 27, 2010
6-4     Technology Committee Proposal:  Allocation, Support and Renewal
6-5     Planning & Budget Committee minutes, Apr. 20, 2010:  Technology Committee Proposal – Approval of 
           “Technology Investment Lifecycle”

6-6     Committee Description:  Technology Committee
6-7     Technology Worksheet from proposed 2011-2012 IPPR Template:  Unit Plan
6-8     Planning & Budget Committee minutes, May 4, 2010:  Appendix B – Technology Committee Proposal for
           Centralized Technology Budget for Data Projector Bulbs

6-9     Technology Funding Priority Matrix; Technology Proposal: Appendix A
6-10   Spreadsheet:  Technology Budget Tracking
6-11   Inventory spreadsheet of Technology

Recommendation 7
7-1     Budget packet, 2010-2011
7-2     Board Policy 6200
7-3     Three year budget projections (Spring 2010)
7-4     Vice President of Administrative Services Separation Incentive Plan presentation to BOT, July 7th, 2010
7-5     The Enrollment Management Committee reviews current FTES generation during its regular meetings
7-6     See the 3-year budget projections in the 2010-2011 budget book
7-7     FCMAT criteria based on Fiscal Health Risk Analysis
7-8     Results of FCMAT analysis
7-9     Staggered Budget schedule
7-10   Current five year Capital Outlay Plan
7-11   Deferred Maintenance Schedule

Recommendation 8
8-1     Board of Trustees workshop minutes, July 29, 2008
8-2     Board of Trustees minutes, June 9, 2010:  Board of Trustees self-evaluation tool
8-3     The minutes in ref 8.2 include the assessment tool and results of the evaluation
8-4     Board of Trustees minutes, Sept. 1, 2010:  First read of Board policy and administrative procedure for
           College-wide review of board policies

8-5     Board of Trustees meeting minutes, Oct. 6, 2010:  First read of Board policy review timeline
8-6     Board of Trustees minutes, Aug. 4, 2010:  Approval of proposal to renumber Board policies
8-7     Board Policy 1035

Recommendation 9
9-1     Board of Trustees minutes, Oct. 7, 2009:  Approval of Board Policy 2430 update
9-2     Board Policy 2400
9-3     Board of Trustees minutes, July 7, 2010:  Approval of Board Policy 4020 update
9-4     Board of Trustees minutes, July 7, 2010:  Approval of Board Policy 7120 update
9-5     Dr. Gil Stork’s Opening Day speech, Jan. 15, 2010:  “The Future of Cuesta College is in Our Hands,” pp. 22- 
           23

9-6     Hiring of CCBT for Strategic Plan and for assistance in implementing action steps of the Strategic Plan
9-7     Spring 2010 Announcement to College:  Dr. Stork’s decision to significantly reduce summer course
           offerings

9-8     Timeline for transitioning hourly employees to appropriate classified staffing patterns and classifications
9-9     Directive from Dr. Stork to make non-credit Community Programs self-sustaining, reducing contracts of
           three Community Programs staff from twelve to eleven months

9-10   Board of Trustees minutes, May 5, 2010:  Approval of Separation Incentive Plan. Board of Trustees minutes,
           July 7, 2010:  Adoption of SLOCCCD Resolution 12-10, and Approval of faculty pool

9-11   Minutes of LRC construction management meetings led by Executive Dean of the North County and South
           County Centers, Sandee McLaughlin

9-12   Updated assessment template for Midyear and End-of-Year College-wide committee reports: Sept. 21,
            2010

9-13   Message from Dr. Stork to all committee Chairs to establish and adopt annual goals, Sept. 2010
9-14   Shared Governance Committee (SGC) minutes, Sept. 22, 2009:  SGC forms taskforce to assess SGC
9-15   SGC minutes, Sept. 15, 2009:  SGC assessment and presentation of survey results
9-16   Technical Assist II Visitation Report prepared by Mark Wade Lieu and Scott Lay:  Oct. 2009
9-17   SGC minutes, April 13, 2010:  SGC changed into College Council (CC)
9-18   SGC minutes, April 13, 2010:  College Council matrix
9-19   College Council minutes, Aug. 24, 2010:  College Council’s first meeting
9-20   Addendum B – 2010-2013 Strategic Plan:  SWOT results from CCBT (March 2010)
9-21   Committee restructure flow charts developed for College consideration by Dr. Stork & Academic Senate
            President Steve Leone

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Accreditation documents previous to the October 15, 2009 Follow-Up Report can be accessed by clicking here.

October 15, 2009 Follow-Up Report (Board-approved on 10/7/2009)

Evidence for October 15, 2009 Follow-Up Report

Recommendation 1
   1. Shared Governance Council Minutes, 5/13/2008
   2. Invitation to Strategic Planning Forums, 8/20/2008
   3. Forums Results, 9/4/2008-11/08/2008
   4. Campus survey results: Fall 2008
   5. Campus survey results: Spring 2009
   6. Shared Governance Council Minutes, 4/28/2009
   7. Board of Trustee Minutes, 7/22/2009
   8. Strategic Planning Presentation, Opening Day, 8/14/2009
   9. Educational and Facilities Master Plan, 2001-2011
  10.Annual Technology Plan

Recommendation 2
   1. College Planning and Budget Cycle Calendar
   2. Institutional Program Plan and Review Template
   3. Cluster Comprehensive and Annual Planning Summary
   4. Emergent Needs Funding Request Template
   5. Institutional and Program Planning Allocation Template
   6. Planning and Budget Committee Assessment Sheet
   7. Planning and Budget Website
   8. New Program Review Process
   9. Faculty Prioritization Process
   10.Program Elimination Process
   11.2008-2009 Budget Assumptions
   12.2009-2010 Budget Assumptions
   13.PB/SGC Budget Reduction Process
   14.PB/SGC Budget Reduction Guidelines
   15.Mission, Vision Values Statement

Recommendation 3
   1. Senate minutes, Nov. 17, 2006
   2. Memo from Office of Student Learning, Mar. 6, 2007
   3. Survey modified from ACCJC rubric on Institutional Effectiveness
   4. IPPR Template, including the APPW and CPPR
   5. Institutional Research Office website
   6. Institutional Research Office report documents
   7. Student Services Outcomes and Assessments 2009-2010 Booklet
   8. Board Policy 1565: Academic Freedom
   9. District Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article 3.1-3: Academic Freedom
   10.Program Viability Policy and Procedure
   11.2009 Outcomes & Assessment Tracking Forms: Chemistry 201A & 201B
   12.Annual Report Update on Student Learning Outcomes to ACCJC, 2007-2008

Recommendation 4
   1. Library SLOs
   2. English 201A SLOs
   3. Information Competency Statement
   4. Memo on Creation of LAC
   5. Memo on Agreement for English Faculty Liaison
   6. Library Satisfaction Survey
   7. Library Data Report
   8. Sample Orientation Survey
   9. Sample Survey of PDF workbook
   10.Results of PDF Workbook Survey 2008/2009
   11.Library assessment plan and timelines

Recommendation 5
   1. Annual Program Planning Worksheet (APPW)
   2. Institutional Program Planning and Review (IPPR) Template (Sample)
   3. Pre-Requisite/Co-Requisite/Advisory Validation
   4. Course Outlines of Record (CORs)--Samples

Recommendation 6
   1. Annual Technology Plan, 2008-2009, including draft of action plans
   2. IPPR Template, including APPW and CPPR
   3. Technology Committee Meeting Minutes
   4. Shared Governance Council/Planning and Budget Minutes
   5. Institutional and Program Planning Allocation Template
   6. Technology Committee Self-Evaluation Tool and Results for 2008-2009
   7. MITT explanation sheet, sample MITT
   8. Pilot Draft: Lab Planning Process

Recommendation 7
   1. Planning and Budget Committee Minutes
   2. Board of Trustees Minutes
   3. Audit Reports
   4. Foundation Documents
   5. Collateral Statement from US Bank

  

   Other documents that pertain to Recommendation 7, although not listed as evidence:

   a. Cuesta College Final Budget for 2009-2010

Recommendation 8
   1. Self-Evaluation Tool
   2. 2009 completed self-evaluation tool
   3. Board Policy 2410
   4. Administrative Procedures 2410
   5. Board of Trustees Minutes, 1/14/2009

Recommendation 9
   1. Position description for the Cuesta College Superintendent/President
   2. Board Policy 2430
   3. The March 24, 2009 Level II Technical Assist workshop packet
   4. Cuesta College Committee Definitions and Nomenclature
   5. Board of Trustees meeting minutes, Sept. 2, 2009
   6. Shared Governance Council minutes, April and May 2009; September 22, 2009

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2008 Institutional Self-Study

Evidence for the 2008 self-study was provided hard copy. No electronic evidence is available for this document.

Other Documents

  1. New Federal Regulations Regarding State Authorization

 

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