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Report on Model Accreditation Standards for Higher Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disability: Progress on the Path to Education, Employment, and Community Living

Report on Model Accreditation Standards for Higher Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disability: Progress on the Path to Education, Employment, and Community Living

The 2016-2020 National Coordinating Center Accreditation Workgroup submitted this statutorily mandated report to the US Department of Education Secretary and relevant Congressional committees in May 2021, summarizing the work of this Accreditation Workgroup and outlining revisions to the Model Program Accreditation Standards that were developed by the 2011-2015 Workgroup. This new report includes highlights of lessons learned from public input and a field test of the original standards, as well as recommendations to Congress and the Secretary of Education. 

The Executive Summary of the report can be found here.

The model standards, guidance, and review requirements can be found here.

APA Citation: 

Think College National Coordinating Center Accreditation Workgroup (2021). Report on Model Accreditation Standards for Higher Education Programs for Students with Intellectual Disability: Progress on the Path to Education, Employment, and Community Living. Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion.

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2021
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National Coordinating Center