Hot Topic Session: Accreditation in Michigan: Collaboration for Continuous Improvement
While regional accreditation has been a part of the Michigan educational landscape for over 125 years, the evolution of continuous improvement practices and policies can sometimes leave school leaders with unanswered questions for successful implementation. This session will provide guidance on the status of accreditation in Michigan, its value proposition, and support for the integration/alignment of MDE resources.
System Accreditation: A Shared Vision for Continuous Improvement [Leadership Development/Other]
As a powerful form of improvement, system accreditation uses research-based standards and evaluative criteria to examine a whole institution or system — the policies, programs, practices, learning conditions, and cultural context — to determine how well the parts work together to carry out the system’s vision. During this session, a panel of Michigan superintendents will provide insight into their system accreditation experiences and how it has impacted their continuous improvement journey.