HLC Reaffirmation

HLC Reaffirmation

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Central Ohio Technical College has begun to prepare for reaffirmation of its institutional accreditation, which will be completed during the 2018-19 academic year.

In higher education, accreditation is recognition by a certified accrediting body that a college or university meets standards of performance and planning that students and the public can rely upon. In the United States, regional bodies, whose members are higher education institutions, award accreditation through a peer review process. For Ohio, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is the accrediting body.

The HLC reviews colleges and universities every 10 years to ensure that they continue to meet the criteria for accreditation. Accreditation affects many aspects of the college, including financial aid eligibility, course transfers, and the overall value of a degree. COTC has been accredited by the HLC since 1975.  A team from the HLC will visit COTC on November 26 and 27, 2018, to evaluate whether the college continues to meet the requirements of accreditation.​​

FEEDBACK PLEASE!  All members of the Central Ohio Technical College community are urged to read the draft criterion chapters of the college's Assurance Argument and the Multi-campus report and pass along their feedback.  The college-wide review period will be a three-week period running from January 13 through February 4, 2018.  The review manuscripts for each of the criterion chapters and the multi-campus report are available below. ​

Please submit feedback to Dr. Jackie Parrill via email (Parrill.9@osu.edu), telephone (740-366-9407), in writing, or in person (Room 1014B, Founders Hall) for:

  • Criteria 1 – Mission
  • Criteria 2 – Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct  
  • Criteria 5 – Resources, Planning & Institutional Effectiveness  
  • Multi-campus Report

Please submit feedback to Dr. Lauri White via email (white.2651@cotc.edu), telephone (740-366-9350), in writing, or in person (Room 50C, Hopewell Hall) for:

  • Criteria 3 – Teaching & Learning: Quality, Resources, & Support
  • Criteria 4 – Teaching & Learning: Evaluation & Improvement

This page provides current information on the reaffirmation process.

​COMMUNICATIONS

HLC Reaccreditation Update and Selfie Campa​ign​​
HLC Visit Da​te Confirmed
INVITAT​ION - HLC Information Sessions
​​INVITATION - Skunkwork teams​

​​​INVITATION ​- Reaffirmation

R​​ESOURCES​​

Comprehensive Evaluation Plan

Editorial Gui​delines​​​


 Popular Pages

 

 

Lifelong Learning Institutehttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Pages/Lifelong--Learning-Institute.aspxLifelong Learning Institute
Workforce Development Innovation Centerhttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Pages/Workforce-Development-Innovation-Center-(2).aspxWorkforce Development Innovation Center
Institutional Planning http://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Pages/Institutional-Planning--.aspxInstitutional Planning
The John Gilbert Reese Centerhttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Pages/The-John-Gilbert-Reese-Center.aspxThe John Gilbert Reese Center
The Office of Institutional Research and Effectivenesshttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Pages/Institutional-Research-and-Effectiveness.aspxThe Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

 Recent Documents

 

 

COTC Points of pride-digitalhttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Documents/COTC Points of pride-digital.pdfCOTC Points of pride-digital
Strategic Plan Quick referencehttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Documents/Strategic Plan Quick reference.pdfStrategic Plan Quick reference
Great Decisions 2018 Flyerhttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Documents/Great Decisions 2018 Flyer.pdfGreat Decisions 2018 Flyer
Credential Achievementhttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Documents/Pass_rates_for_web.pdfCredential Achievement
Agenda 11-14-17http://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Documents/Agenda 11-14-17.pdfAgenda 11-14-17

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Campus Locationshttp://www.cotc.edu/Discover/Pages/Campus-Locations.aspx Campus LocationsFalse
Where Education Workshttp://www.cotc.edu/Discover/Pages/Education-that-Pays.aspx Where Education WorksFalse
Economic Impacthttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Pages/Economic-Impact.aspx Economic ImpactFalse
The Reese Centerhttp://www.cotc.edu/Communities/Pages/The-John-Gilbert-Reese-Center.aspx The Reese CenterFalse