education to college students.
This volume provides a framework for excellence in student affairs work at community colleges, including assessing quality and outcomes for program development and accreditation. The authors explore:
- Excellence in preparing and developing professionals at multiple stages in their careers
- Creating and using professional standards and competencies
- Understanding the role of accreditation in professional practice.
This is the 166th volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.
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