2011 DETC Fall Workshop
October 16-18, 2011
The Loews Vanderbilt Hotel * Nashville, TN
The Culture of Accreditation
Dr. Leslie Gargiulo, Ashworth College
Tuesday, October 18 *
9:00 - 9:45 a.m. * Symphony III
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The culture of accreditation can be an elusive goal. This presentation provides some practical guidance on how to develop a culture of accreditation in new institutions or in older institutions that need to change.
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At the end of the session attendees will:
- Be able to define what culture of accreditation means; and
- Be able to outline process steps for implementing change in an institution.
Dr. Leslie Gargiulo currently serves as the Vice President, Education and Product Development, at Ashworth College in Norcross, GA. Since 2003, Dr. Gargiulo has been an integral administrator and faculty at two accredited online universities. She was instrumental in building a new online university achieving national accreditation through the Distance Education and Training Council, and was a principal architect in achieving eligibility for WASC regional accreditation. For more than ten years, she led an education consulting firm working with state university systems, community colleges, and school districts on program evaluation and data analysis, and brought international exposure through comparative studies.
Dr.Gargiulo earned her Ph.D. in comparative education from the University of California, Los Angeles, Masters in philosophy from University of California, Riverside, Masters in physics from San Jose State University, and her Bachelors in chemical engineering from University of Illinois.
DETC Accreditation Standards
B.2. Guide to Self-Evaluation Report for Five-Year Review
DETC Policy C.21. Policy on Required Documents