Dane County School Consortium

Preparing Students For College & Careers

A Leader in Youth Apprenticeship Programs

Standard 06 – Advisory Committee

An officially sanctioned program advisory committee must be used to provide input on program goals.

Standard 6.1 – MEMBERSHIP

Documents to collect include the following:

A.  – B. Meeting minutes from at least two meetings per year (one year for initial accreditation; five years for reaccreditation).

C. List of all Advisory Committee members and their affiliations.

A. Does the Advisory Committee convene a minimum of two working meetings per year?

B. Rate the input of committee members in terms of participation, providing input on program improvement, and attendance as indicated in the minutes.

C. Rate the mix of committee members in terms of being representative of the following groups:  (rate collectively not individually)

 

  1. automobile technicians
  2. Local employers
  3. consumer groups
  4. former students
  5. others (automotive trainers, parents, etc., please specify)

 

Standard 6.2 – REVIEW OF BUDGETED FUNDS

Documents to collect include the following:

A. Highlight pertinent discussion in Advisory Committee meeting minutes.

B. Provide budget information and highlight pertinent discussion regarding budget in Advisory Committee minutes.

A. Rate the Advisory Committee input in reviewing budgeted funds allocated to and used by the program.

B. Rate the funding in terms of being adequate for program operation.

Standard 6.3 – ANNUAL FOLLOW-UP

Documents to collect include the following:

A. Describe the annual review and provide an example from the annual survey data and Advisory Committee minutes with pertinent information highlighted.

A. Does the Advisory Committee review the information from the annual follow-up procedure/survey completed by the graduate, and provide input for modifications to the training program?

 

Standard 6.4 – REVIEW OF CURRICULUM

Documents to collect include the following:

A. Highlight pertinent information in the Advisory Committee minutes.

A. Rate the use of the Advisory Committee to provide input on additional tasks, and if added, their approval of those additional tasks.

 

Standard 6.5 – EVALUATION OF INSTRUCTION, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND FACILITIES

Documents to collect include the following:

A.  – D. Highlight pertinent information int he Advisory Committee minutes.

A. Rate the use of the Advisory Committee review in the evaluation process.

B. Rate the Advisory Committee use of the annual review process to provide input on maintaining up-to-date tools and equipment.

C. Is the Advisory Committee included when conducting an annual evaluation of the facilities to assure adequacy in meeting program goals?

D. Rate the Advisory Committee’s level of participation with 2 1/2 year Compliance Review.

Instruction must be systematic and reflect automobile program goals. A task list and specific performance objectives with criterion referenced measures must be used.