HLC Accreditation Visit

St. Charles Community College is proud to be accredited through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and looks forward to a comprehensive evaluation to ensure they are meeting the HLC Criteria for Accreditation.

In November 2021, a team of peer reviewers from HLC will visit SCC. During the visit, the HLC team will conduct a comprehensive evaluation to confirm SCC continues to meet the Criteria for Accreditation, is pursuing institutional improvement and complies with requirements sets by the U.S. Department of Education allowing students to access Title IV funds. 

How You Can Prepare for the HLC Visit

During the HLC visit, faculty and staff are welcome to attend open forums to share feedback with the peer reviewers. Additionally, you are encouraged to read SCC’s Assurance Argument, which will be made available in October 2021. This is the document that the HLC team will be studying in preparation of their visit.

How SCC is Preparing for the HLC Visit

Beginning in April 2020, SCC administration, faculty and staff have been vigorously preparing for the HLC site visit in November. View the HLC Accreditation Timeline. 

SCC HLC Accreditation History

HLC Criteria for the HLC Visit

Criterion 1 – Mission
The institution’s mission is clear and articulated publicly; it guides the institution’s operations.
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SCC Criterion 1 Assurance Argument
Criterion 2 – Integrity
The institution acts with integrity; its conduct is ethical and responsible.
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SCC Criterion 2 Assurance Argument
Criterion 3 – Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources and Support
The institution provides quality education, wherever and however its offerings are delivered.
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SCC Criterion 3 Assurance Argument
Criterion 4 – Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement
The institution demonstrates responsibility for the quality of its educational programs, learning environments, and support services, and it evaluates their effectiveness for student learning through processes designed to promote continuous improvement.
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SCC Criterion 4 Assurance Argument
Criterion 5 – Institutional Effectiveness, Resources and Planning
The institution’s resources, structures, and processes are sufficient to fulfill its mission, improve the quality of its educational offerings, and respond to future challenges and opportunities.
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SCC Criterion 5 Assurance Argument

HLC Steering Committee Members

  • Amy Veit
  • Andrea Compton
  • Barb Fuerst
  • Barbara Kavalier
  • Ben Albury
  • Betsy Schneider
  • Cheryl Eichenseer
  • Chris Hubbard Jackson
  • Corey Porter
  • Darren Osburn
  • Dave Leenhouts
  • David Cirillo
  • Dayu Wang
  • Debby Schultze
  • Don Popham
  • Donna Davis
  • Felicia Emery
  • Gabe Harper
  • Garrett Foster
  • Ginny Tiller
  • Grace Moser
  • Heather McDorman
  • Holly Martin
  • Isaac Ruedin
  • Jayme Novara
  • Jen Bussen
  • Jenny Hahn Schnipper
  • Joe Baumann
  • Joe Howe
  • John Bookstaver (Retired)
  • Julia Wilbers
  • Julie Parcel 
  • Karen George
  • Kate Foster
  • Kathy Brockgreitens
  • Katie Mawer
  • Katrita Akins
  • Kelli Lile
  • Kelly Mitchell
  • Kerry Thompson
  • Kim Heitmann
  • Kyra Lepper
  • Lauren Dickens
  • Lindy McGuire
  • Mara Vorachek-Warren
  • Martha Garcia Kampen
  • Marvin Tobias
  • Monica Swindle
  • Nancy Graviett
  • Nicole Pinaire
  • Paige George
  • Ranya Taqueddin
  • Rebecca Klemme Eliceiri
  • Robin Grebing
  • Seema Haridas
  • Sharon Schreiber
  • Sophia Koziatek
  • Tammie De Los Santos
  • Theresa Flett
  • Todd Galbierz
  • Vicky Herbel
  • Virginia Guneyli

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