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Accreditation

 ACCREDITATION STATUS

West Los Angeles College is fully accredited through 2018, by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education.

 

In a letter of July 3, 2013, the Accrediting Commission reported removing West from Warning.  The next accreditation visit will take place in Spring 2016, per the ACCJC's letter on synchronizing visits to the LACCD colleges.

 

 

ACCREDITATION STEERING COMMITTEE

The Accreditation Steering Committee of West Los Angeles College provides leadership for the college's accreditation efforts in the following ways:

  • review the ACCJC Accreditation Standards
  • encourage and promote dialogue across the college on student learning and institutional effectiveness
  • communicate information on accreditation to the college constituencies and community
  • facilitate the organization and structures for accreditation reports
  • oversee the preparation of accreditation reports
  • establish guidelines for the cataloging and maintaining of evidence to support accreditation
  • plan, facilitate and prepare for accreditation team visits to the college
Alice Taylor, Faculty Chair Bob Sprague, Accreditation Liaison Officer and Co-Chair
Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh, President Adrienne Foster, Academic Senate
Phyllis Braxton, Student Services Allan Hansen, Facilities
Joann Haywood, AFT Staff Guild Rebecca Tillberg, Research and Planning
Olga Shewfelt, AFT Faculty Guild Ken Takeda, Administrative Services   

 

 

 

2015 MIDTERM REPORT

  • Timeline

 

 

 

2013 FOLLOW-UP REPORT

 

 

 

2012 SELF STUDY REPORT

 


 


 2012 Accreditation Self Study Preparation Previous Self Studies and Reports
  

ACCJC Documents and Links

 

Commission Letters

 


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Alice Taylor

Accreditation Chair
310.287.4201
taylora@wlac.edu

Mr. Robert Sprague
Accreditation Liaison Officer
310.287.4398
Spragurl@wlac.edu