BTC to undergo evaluation
January 17, 2012
From beloitdailynews.com: “BTC to undergo evaluation” — Blackhawk Technical College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit April 25-27 by a team representing The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Institutional accreditation evaluates an entire institution and accredits it as a whole. Other agencies provide accreditation for specific programs. Accreditation is voluntary.
For the past year and half, Blackhawk Technical College has been engaged in a process of self-study, addressing the Commission’s requirements and criteria for accreditation. The evaluation team will visit the institution to gather evidence that the self-study is thorough and accurate.
The public is invited to submit comments regarding the college to: Public Comment on Blackhawk Technical College, c/o The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago IL 60604.
Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Written, signed comments must be received by April 3. Comments should include the name, address, and telephone number of the person providing the comments. Comments will not be treated as confidential.