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Spring 2014 

·      Finalize Steering Committee and Working Group co-chairs and members – President and Executive Team

·      Choose self-study model – President and Executive Team

·      Draft self-study design, including research questions for Working Groups –  President, Executive Team & Steering Committee

·      MSCHE staff liaison’s visit – March 4, 2014 – All

·      Receive approval on Bergen’s self-study design from MSCHE (by the end of April 2014) – Steering Committee

·      Complete preliminary inventory of Documents and Resources – Steering Committee

·      Create Communication Plan – Communication Team

·      Self-Study Orientation – April 3, 2014 – Steering Committee & Working Groups

·      Prepare self-study information for April 8, Faculty Conference – Steering Committee

Summer 2014

·      Complete the Document Roadmap for compliance – CIE and Working Groups Co-Chairs

·      Working Groups hold a planning session and become familiar with Bergen’s self-study design and research questions – Working Groups

·      Working Groups read supporting documents and generate a list of data needs – Working Groups

Fall 2014

·      Self-Study opening event in October, 2014 – Steering Committee

·      Workings Groups carry out their charges with oversights from the Steering Committee – Working Groups

·      Steering Committee provides report template – Steering Committee

·      Self-Study updates at department/division/committee meetings – Steering Committee

·      Working Group’s interim reports due in December – Steering Committee & Working Groups

Winter 2014 – January 2015

·      Send a copy of the self-study design to the Evaluation Team Chair – Steering Committee Co-Chairs

Spring 2015

·      Self-Study Check-In Session – Steering Committee and Working Groups

·      Working Groups carry out their charges with oversight from the Steering Committee – Working Groups

·      Work Groups submit analytical reports to Steering Committee – Working Groups

·      Self-Study Communication update to the College in May – Communication Team

Summer 2015

·      Working Groups DRAFT Reports due in May – Working Groups

·      Release Draft Reports to the College constituents (meetings, conferences, workshops, forums, website) – SC Communication Team

·      Steering Committee develops a draft self-study report (some sections will begin in spring 2015) – Steering Committee

·      Develop & populate Self-Study site on Bergen.edu – Communication Team & CIE

Fall 2015

·      Self-Study update to the College community – Communication Team

·      Campus community reviews draft self-study report (forums, e-sharing, meetings) – Steering Committee

·      Board of Trustees reviews draft self-study – President’s Office

·      Share the draft report with the County Executive & Freeholders – President’s Office

·      Send the draft self-study to Evaluation Team Chair – Steering Committee Co-Chairs

·      Evaluation Team Chair’s preliminary visit to Bergen (Around November 2015) – President, Executive Team, Steering Committee & Working Groups’ Co-Chairs

Winter 2015 – January 2016

·      Steering Committee finalizes self-study report; final self-study report is sent to Evaluation Team and MSCHE – Steering Committee & President

Spring 2016

·      Campus preparations for Evaluation Team Visit (i.e., meeting/document room, synch schedules, travel arrangements, etc.) – President’s Office & Steering Committee

·      Self-Study update to the College community – Communication Team

·      Evaluation Team Visit – ALL

·      Bergen’s response to Evaluation Team’s Report – President, Executive Team & Steering Committee