APPENDIX B: AdvancED PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

Leadership Domain

Standard 1.1: The institution commits to a purpose statement that defines beliefs about teaching and learning, including the expectations for learners.

Standard 1.2: Stakeholders collectively demonstrate actions to ensure the achievement of the institution’s purpose and desired outcomes for learners.

Standard 1.3: The institution engages in a continuous improvement process that produces evidence, including measurable results of improving student learning and professional practice.

Standard 1.4: The governing authority establishes and ensures adherence to policies that are designed to support institutional effectiveness.

Standard 1.5: The governing authority adheres to a code of ethics and functions within defined roles and responsibilities.

Standard 1.6: Leaders implement staff supervision and evaluation processes to improve professional practice and organizational effectiveness.

Standard 1.7: Leaders implement operational processes and procedures to ensure organizational effectiveness in support of teaching and learning.

Standard 1.8: Leaders engage stakeholders to support the achievement of the institution’s purpose and direction.

Standard 1.9: The institution provides experiences that cultivate and improve leadership effectiveness.

Standard 1.10: Leaders collect and analyze a range of feedback data from multiple stakeholder groups to inform decision-making that results in improvement.

Learning Domain

Standard 2.1: Learners have equitable opportunities to develop skills and achieve the content and learning priorities established by the institution.

Standard 2.2: The learning culture promotes creativity, innovation and collaborative problem-solving.

Standard 2.3: The learning culture develops learners’ attitudes, beliefs and skills needed for success.

Standard 2.4: The institution has a formal structure to ensure learners develop positive relationships with and have adults/peers who support their educational experiences.

Standard 2.5: Educators implement a curriculum that is based on high expectations and prepares learners for their next levels.

Standard 2.6: The institution implements a process to ensure the curriculum is aligned to standards and best practices.

Standard2.7:Instructionismonitoredandadjustedtomeetindividuallearners’needsandtheinstitution’s learningexpectations.

Standard 2.8: The institution provides programs and services for learners’ educational futures and career planning.

Standard 2.9: The institution implements, evaluates, and monitors processes to identify and address the specialized social, emotional, developmental, and academic needs of students.

Standard 2.10: Learning progress is reliably assessed and consistently and clearly communicated.

Standard 2.11: Educators gather, analyze, and use formative and summative data that lead to demonstrable improvement of studentlearning.

Standard 2.12: The institution implements a process to continuously assess its programs and organizational conditions to improve student learning.

Resource Domain

Standard 3.1: The institution plans and delivers professional learning to improve the learning environment, learner achievement, and the institution’s effectiveness.

Standard 3.2: The institution’s professional learning structure and expectations promote collaboration and collegiality to improve learner performance and organizational effectiveness.

Standard 3.3: The institution provides induction, mentoring, and coaching programs that ensure all staff members have the knowledge and skills to improve student performance and organizational effectiveness.

Standard 3.4: The institution attracts and retains qualified personnel who support the institution’s purpose and direction.

Standard 3.5: The institution integrates digital resources into teaching, learning, and operations to improve professional practice, student performance, and organizationaleffectiveness.

Standard 3.6: The institution provides access to information resources and materials to support the curriculum, programs, and needs of students, staff, and the institution.

Standard 3.7: The institution demonstrates strategic resource management that includes long-range planning and use of resources in support of the institution’s purpose and direction.

Standard 3.8: The institution allocates human, material, and fiscal resources in alignment with the institution’s identified needs and priorities to improve student performance and organizational effectiveness.