Motlow State Community College

Motlow State Community College
Action Plan & Outcome Assessment Report for Institutional Effectiveness
Planning Year: July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015
Assessing Year: July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014
Unit: Education
Related Strategic Goal:
3.1 Monitor and improve the effectiveness of educational programs and services.
Action Plan #: EDUC-01
Action Plan Title: NAEYC Accreditation
Desired Outcome: Earn NAEYC (National Association for the Education of the Young Child) accreditation
for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education. The self-study process will be
successful and accreditation will be granted.
Description of Action Plan and Related Activities: The Education Department has applied for
accreditation and completed an Academic Audit of the Early Childhood Program in preparation for
completing the Self Study Report. The self-study is currently underway with a projected report
submission date of March 2014.
Team Members: The Education Department coordinates the application and self-study process utilizing
other campus constituencies as resources as appropriate. Work is on schedule institution will host the
visiting committee with arrangements coordinated by the Education Department.
Timeline: 2015
Est. Cost: $5,000 plus the
Salary for an ECED faculty member
Budgeted: Budget increase needed
Evidence of Success: The Associate of Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education will be fully
accredited by the National Association for the Education of the Young Child (NAEYC) in 2015.
Current Status: On Schedule
Describe Progress:
Fall 2013-Spring 2014
The self-study report was submitted on time and was accepted for evaluation. The on-site evaluation
will take place during September; we have not yet been notified of the date.
Fall 2012-Spring 2013
The application for the required self-study was submitted on December 14, 2012, and the self-study is
currently underway. This process is now on schedule and moving forward. The complete application
package is on file in the Education Department Office.
Fall 2011-Spring 2012
In preparation for the self-study required in the accreditation process, an Academic Audit of the Early
Childhood Education program was conducted 2011-2012. Feedback from the visiting committee is being
integrated as appropriate.
Describe Needed Changes: None at this point in time.
List of Supporting Documentation:
Date Last Updated: 6/15/2014