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Conference Pricing

Early Bird Deadline: April 14, 2022

Members (On-Site): $500 per person ($450 Early Bird)
Members  (Virtual Via Zoom): $175
Non-Members (On-Site): $700 per person ($650 Early Bird)
Non-Members (Virtual Via Zoom): $325

 

Virtual Pricing Includes:

Full engagement in two-day program, including Q&A
Access to video recordings of presentations post-conference
Access to all conference resources

On-Site Pricing Includes:

Full engagement in two-day program, including Q&A
Networking/Fellowship with attendees & presenters
Access to video recordings of presentations post-conference
Three night’s lodging at the adjacent Hilton Garden Inn
7 meals & refreshments
Access to all conference resources

Program Overview

 

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 Session 1:
Presenter: Ron Kroll – Commission Staff Representative – ABHE Commission on Accreditation

  • Standard 1: Mission, Goals, and Objectives
    The institution has a written mission statement that is clear and appropriate to biblical higher education supported by clearly defined institutional goals and student learning objectives.
  • Standard 2: Assessment & Planning
    The institution demonstrates that it is accomplishing and can continue to accomplish its mission, fulfill goals and objectives, and improve institutional effectiveness through an ongoing system of assessment and planning.

  Session 2
Presenters: Ron Kroll & Shane Wood, Associate Director — ABHE Commission on Accreditation

  • Standard 4: Authority and Governance – Ron Kroll
    The institution is legally constituted as a nonprofit organization or is a nonprofit subsidiary of a parent organization, authorized by its state or province to operate as an educational institution and grant all degrees and /or offer credentials. The institution has its own governing board with legal and fiduciary responsibility to exercise appropriate oversight over institutional integrity , policies, resource development, and ongoing operations.
  • Standard 5: Administration – Shane Wood
    The institution has a team of administrators that brings together its various resources and allocates them to accomplish institutional goals.

 Session 3
Presenter: Shane Wood

  • Standard 6: Resources
    The institution has the human, financial, physical, and technological resources needed to achieve its mission and has implemented policies and procedures to manage these resources effectively.

 Session 4
Presenters: Shane Wood & Lisa Beatty, Executive Director — ABHE Commission on Accreditation

  • Standard 3: Institutional Integrity – Shane Wood
    The institution demonstrates integrity in all of its practices and relationships with strict adherence to ethical standards and its own stated policies.
  • Standard 7: Enrollment Management – Lisa Beatty
    The institution has developed and implemented an enrollment management plan that is consistent with its mission and addresses issues of recruitment, admissions, student financial services, and retention.

  Session 5
Presenters: Lisa Beatty &
Michael Jackson, Research Associate — ABHE Commission on Accreditation

  • Standard 8: Student Services – Lisa Beatty
    The institution provides services that contribute to the holistic development and care of students and that are appropriate to the level of educational and delivery system.
  • Standard 9: Faculty – Michael Jackson
    The institution maintains a faculty committed to its mission and qualified academically and spiritually to facilitate student learning within their disciplines and to contribute to the development of a biblical worldview. The institution fosters an academic climate that stimulates the exchange of ideas, encourages professional development, promotes the well-being of faculty, and supports the faculty’s role in decision-making.

 Session 6
Presenter: Michael Jackson

  • Standard 10: Library and Other Learning ResourcesStandard
    The institution ensures the availability of and access to learning resources and services of appropriate form, range, depth, and currency to support the curricular offerings and meet student and faculty needs, regardless of location or instructional delivery system.
  • 11: Academic Programs
    The institution’s academic programs are appropriate to the achievement of its mission and to the level of educational programs offered, with all programs supporting development of a biblical worldview and some programs oriented specifically to full-time vocational ministry.

 Session 7
Presenter: Michael Jackson

  • Standard 11: Academic Programs (continued)

 Session 8
Presenter: Lisa Beatty

  • Orientation to ABHE Accreditation Processes
    A walk through ABHE’s accreditation cycles from application to accredited status and everything in between.

Conference Faculty

Dr. Lisa Beatty

LISA BEATTY

Executive Director
ABHE Commission on Accreditation

Dr. Michael Jackson

MICHAEL JACKSON

Research Associate
ABHE Commission on Accreditation

Dr. Ron Kroll

RONALD KROLL

Commission Staff Representative
ABHE Commission on Accreditation

Dr. Shane Wood

SHANE WOOD

Associate Director
ABHE Commission on Accreditation

Frequently Asked Questions

Is lodging included in the registration fee?

YES, for on-site attendees3 nights, including arrival the evening before the conference begins.

Can I request for additional hotel nights?

YES The ABHE group rate is $110/night.  You can qualify for our group rate three days prior and three days post conference.  You can request and pay for your additional hotel nights during the registration process.  All reservations must be made and managed by the ABHE office as it is part of a group reservation.  This includes changes to existing reservations.  Email conferences@abhe.org with any questions or updates to existing reservations.

Is airport shuttle service available?

YES! Complimentary shuttle service is available from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the SpringHill Suites. To request the complimentary shuttle from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the Hilton Garden Inn

  • Call the hotel for shuttle pickup – 407-240-3725
  • Take airport elevator to level 1 – ground transportation
  • Go through the sliding doors
  • Stand at either A4 (A Side) or B4 (B Side) for pickup

Where is the hotel located in relation to the ABHE Conference Center?

The ABHE Weber Center is located in the Citadel I Building, less than a mile away from the Orlando International Airport and across the street from the Hilton Garden Inn. 

Are meals included in the registration fee?

YES for on-site attendees, including 7 meals and all snacks/beverages.

Are scholarships available?

YES for on-site attendees – limited scholarships are available.  Please email your request to conferences@abhe.org with an explanation of your financial need.

What is your Cancellation Policy?

In the event of either virtual or on-site registration cancellation, fees paid in advance are refundable – less a $50.00 service charge per person, provided written notice is received by ABHE no later than three weeks prior to the event. No refunds will be granted after that date. E-mail notification will suffice. Please e-mail conferences@abhe.org to request a refund. There are no refunds provided for no-shows.

How do I CANCEL a person on my registration?

You may log back into your registration form at any time with your confirmation number to make any cancellations, or contact conferences@abhe.org to have your registration cancelled.

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Questions regarding the certification program can be directed to David Medders, Executive Vice President.

Hilton Garden Inn

For those attending the Achieving Accreditation Standards Conference On-Site:

Hilton Garden Inn – Orlando Airport
7300 Augusta National Drive
Orlando, FL 32822
(407) 240-3725

 

The Hilton Garden Inn is located 1 mile from the Orlando International Airport. The ABHE staff will make your hotel reservations for you.  Please indicate your room type/preference when you register for the conference.

Complimentary shuttle service is available from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the Hilton Garden Inn. To request the complimentary shuttle service:

  • Call the hotel for shuttle pickup – 407-240-3725
  • Take airport elevator to level 1 – ground transportation
  • Go through the sliding doors
  • Stand at either A4 (A Side) or B4 (B Side) for pickup

Conference Staff

David MeddersDavid Medders
Executive Vice President
david.medders@abhe.org

 

 

Carol DibbleCarol Dibble
Chief of Staff & Director of Communications
carol.dibble@abhe.org

 

 

Darby BlanchardDarby Blanchard
Digital & Administrative Services Coordinator
darby.blanchard@abhe.org