The ACICS Strategic Plan was launched in 2014 with the goal of
providing greater services to member schools in order to enhance the
educational experience of all students.
ACICS is committed to the importance of a quality educational experience for all students.
ACICS commits itself to being a leader in post-secondary
education policy. ACICS will represent a culture of mutual respect and
appreciation for all of those within our professional
It is the mission of ACICS to provide a process to help schools
improve educational quality. ACICS will implement standards
that ensure institutional accountability while encouraging
institutional growth, innovation, and viability.
Accreditation - Improve consistency in the
application of the accreditation process.
The ACICS accreditation process will
strike a balance between consistency and flexibility in accrediting
External Affairs - Change the perception of
ACICS will engage in policy
development relevant to post-secondary education and accreditation
and position the organization to be a leader in shaping the
national conversation in these areas.
Growth - Monitor present opportunities for
growth and be vigilant for new areas that will lead to growth.
Collaboration - Develop a culture of increased
collaboration/partnership between the Council and member
The Council will provide a portfolio of resources to schools
that support innovation and growth strategies. ACICS will develop
processes that will allow for new ideas and plans from member
schools to be reviewed in a timely fashion.
Technology - Implement innovative technology
solutions that improve efficiency internally and externally.
Staff Development - Use the talent management
program for succession planning that assures continuity of services
and quality of performance.