The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requires each of its member institutions to plan and implement a quality enhancement plan. The SACSCOC requirements include:
SACSCOC Core Requirement 2.12
The institution has developed an acceptable Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) that includes an institutional process identifying key issues emerging from institutional assessment and focuses on learning outcomes and/or the environment supporting student learning and accomplishing the mission of the institution.
SACSCOC Comprehensive Standard 3.3.2
The institution has developed a Quality Enhancement Plan that (1) demonstrates institutional capability for the initiation, implementation and completion of the QEP; (2) includes broad-based involvement of institutional constituencies in the development and proposed implementation of the QEP; and (3) identifies goals and a plan to assess their achievement.
Florida State College at Jacksonville has identified the following timeline for the development of its next Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP):
Timeline for New QEP at Florida State College at Jacksonville
|August 2011||Initiate QEP topic selection process|
|January 2012||Make final selection of QEP topic|
|March 2012||Initiate detailed plan development|
|March 2013||Finish the final draft of QEP Plan|
|June 2013||Complete QEP Plan|
|Summer 2013||Submit QEP Plan to SACSCOC|
|Fall 2013||Host the On-Site Evaluation Visit by SACSCOC Staff and Evaluation Team|
|Spring 2014||Implement new QEP|
|June 2014||Receive reaffirmation decision by SACSCOC|
For more information about the College’s 2004 QEP (Project Renaissance) or the new QEP planning process, please contact Lynne Crosby.