August
2006
First organizational meeting of the Self-Study Steering Committee. Chairs of individual committees meet with Resource Team members: dialogue about process, review criteria, develop "operating procedures", clarify charge and roles.
August
2006
Roll out of Higher Learning Commission Self-Study Process to all campus during August 2006 In-Service
September 2006
Committee chairs calls two (2) committee meetings: member orientation about process and roles; general review of criteria, assigning work assignments, data collections processes

October
2006

Fall In-Service: Full Committee Meetings and Reports to all campus;
SELF-STUDY COORDINATOR ATTENDS TRAINING IN CHICAGO

Nov. - Dec.
2006
Self-Study Committee Meetings to discuss progress. Full Committees meet for third time.
January
2007
Self-Study Committee Luncheon: Keynote address by Dr. Robert Appleson, Higher Learning Commission.
Jan. - Feb.
2007
Chairs of individual committees meet with Committee members (3rd & 4th meetings)
Continued dialogue about process, review criteria, develop "operating procedures", clarify charge and roles.
March
2007
The 5th committee meeting scheduled: review of the criteria, interpretation of what they mean for the college, identification of information sources, definition of tasks that need to be done to respond to criteria.
April
2007
Annual NCA meeting in Chicago attended by DACC team including representatives from steering committee.
May 9
2007
All Committees submit draft of Components and Criterion Interpretation to Steering Committee.
Summer
2007
Committees meet regularly to work on Examples of Evidence; provide weekly updates and final evidence product.
June 5
2007
Submit final Components and Criterion Interpretation.
June 16
2007
Submit one completed Example of Evidence Worksheet along with related materials.
June 30
2007
Steeing Committee meeting to review questions and share updates of committee work. Chairs submit progress report on evidence, including Example of Evidence Worksheets that have been completed to date along with related evidence materials.
Fall
2007
Intensive work on DACC's examples of evidence for each criterion.
Begin writing.
January
2008
Self-Study Committee Luncheon: Keynote address by Dr. Robert Appleson, DACC Higher Learning Commission liaison.
Spring
2008

Annual NCA meeting in Chicago attended by DACC team including representatives from steering committee.

Submit chapter working papers to resource team by end of semester.

Summer
2008
Work on Self-Study Report.
Fall
2008
Review completed Report draft; revisions, updates and final edits.
October
2008
Create Resource Room Subcommittee, prepare materials, arrange displays and set up resource room.
December
2008
Report to printer. Prepare call for Third Party comments.
January
2009
Submit final Self-Study Report to Higher Learning Commission and to visiting team.
January
2009
Enhance college-wide awareness and launch preparations for the March visit.
Jan. - Feb.
2009
Resource Roome Subcommitte makes final preparations on materials, arrange displays and set up resource room
February
2009
Make final visit arrangements.
Spring
2009
Higher Learning Commission Visit.
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