Accreditation Briefing

Report
“Motivating young people to be better citizens”
Accreditation Program
Implementation Guidance
As of February 2014
Purpose
“Motivating young people to be better citizens”
Overview JROTC Accreditation Program standards,
components and timeline.
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History
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CCR 145-8-3: Implemented 1997
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Cadet Checklist
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School Checklist
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Program Checklist
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Unit Report
AdvancED: Developed 2013
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Accreditation of curriculum
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Five standards
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5 Standards of Quality
Standard 1: Purpose and Direction
The school maintains and communicates a purpose and direction that commit to high expectations for
learning as well as shared values and beliefs about teaching and learning. This standard is informed
by: JUMS – co-curricular activities, EIP evidence, Use of curriculum manager, Continuous
Improvement project (rubric)
Standard 2: Governance and Leadership
The school operates under governance and leadership that promote and support student
performance and school effectiveness. This standard is informed by: Teacher Portfolio evidence that
the JROTC courses and co-curricular support the local High School strategic plan and evidence that the
instructor participates in activities that support the local school’s initiatives, School Compliance
checklist with Principal.
Standard 3: Teaching and Assessing for Learning
The school’s curriculum, instructional design, and assessment practices guide and ensure teacher
effectiveness and student learning. This standard is informed by: Cadet portfolios and interviews, CM
reports such as usage, standards assessments and quiz/test grades, unit reports, Instructor portfolio
with professional development assessment, evaluations, evidence of local school participation in
development activities, CI and Service Learning rubrics, drill or in-ranks inspection, lesson completion
report, syllabi.
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Standards of Quality and How the
JROTC Accreditation Program
Informs Them
Standard 4: Resources and Support Systems
The school has resources and provides services that support its purpose and
direction to ensure success for all students. This standard is informed by:
Inventory to confirm all Army supplied equipment is available, OMA funds
spent to support student needs, Risk assessment evidence, evidence of
appropriate referrals for students that need special services (tutoring,
mentoring, free breakfast, etc.)
Standard 5: Using Results for Continuous Improvement
The school implements a comprehensive assessment system that generates a
range of data about student learning and school effectiveness and uses the
results to guide continuous improvement. This standard is informed by
Battalion Continuous Improvement Rubric
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ACCREDITATION COMPONENTS
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 Cadet Staff Briefing – Bn Continuous Improvement Plan
 Service Learning Project Brief
 Cadet Portfolio Interview
 JROTC Instructor Portfolio Interview
 LET 2 Drill
 School Checklist
 Log Inspection
 Curriculum Manager – Usage Report
 Unit Report
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Instructor/Unit
Self-Assessment
DAI- SAI-AI
Review Prior to Visit
Compliance
Reporting
School – Unit - CM
Cadet Learning
• Cadet Staff Briefing
• Drill Assessment
• Service Learning
• Cadet Portfolios
Instructor Performance
• Instructor Portfolio
• Professional Development
DAI-SAI-AI
FINAL REPORT
1. Commendations and
Recommendations
2. Score and/or Unit Award
3. Required Administrative
Actions
School/Program Compliance
Onsite Visit
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Accreditation Award Designations &
Program Components
BRIGADE ACCREDITATION CYCLE & UNIT AWARDS
SCORE
1 FAIL – 1 YEAR VISIT AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT PLAN REQUIREMENTS
2 2 YEARS = MERIT UNIT
|| Follow-up as needed
3 3 YEARS = HONOR UNIT
|| Follow-up as needed
4 4 YEARS = HONOR UNIT WITH DISTINCTION || Follow-up as needed
NA Assist Visit As Needed
Compliance Assessment Alternating Years
DAI Accreditation Visit As needed and determined by brigade leadership
ACCREDITATION
STANDARDS
2&4
Leadership &
Service
Foundations
Modified
from OIP
COMPLIANCE
School – Unit- CM Supply
ACCREDITATION
STANDARDS
1, 3, & 5
ACCREDITATION
STANDARDS
1,2,3,4,5
INSTRUCTOR
PERFORMANCE
(SAI/AI)
DAI Shop
PERFORMANCE
(DAI/Staff)
No major
changes
NEW
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Timeline
Implementation Concept
IMPLEMENTATION
COMPLETE
Phase I SY14-15
Phase II SY15-16
Phase III SY16-17
Pilot (Fall)
1/3 Accreditation
1/3 Assist Visit
1/3 Monitor
1/3 Accreditation
1/3 Assist Visit
1/3 Monitor
10% of 1/3 due for
formal inspection
Phase IV SY17-18
1/3 Accreditation
1/3 Assist Visit
1/3 Monitor
Note: Bde will determine
how to re-Integrate 10%
pilot programs
Assist Visit
Determine DAI
Performance Levels
SY14 thru Full Implementation:
Utilize Assist Visits to Prepare Schools for Accreditation Program
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CONCLUSION
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 Handouts and examples
 Questions

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