(1) The provider: 

(a) develops a quality assurance system that consists of valid and reliable data from multiple measures of candidatesꞌ and completersꞌ positive impact on P-12 students and supports continuous improvement that is sustained and evidence-based.  The provider uses the results of inquiry and data collection to establish priorities, enhance program elements and capacity, and highlight innovations;

(b) implements and maintains a quality assurance system comprised of multiple measures that can monitor candidate progress, completer impacts, and provider operational effectiveness. The provider documents the process of data entry and how data are reported and used in decision making to make programmatic improvement;

(c) ensures that the quality assurance system relies on relevant, verifiable, representative, cumulative, and actionable measures to ensure interpretations of data are valid and consistent;

(d) regularly and systematically assesses program performance against its goals and relevant standards, monitors results over time, tests innovations, and uses results to improve program elements and processes;

(e) ensures that data from the quality assurance system are based on established best practices; summarized, analyzed, shared widely, and acted upon in decision making related to programs, resource allocation, and future direction; and

(f) assures that internal and external stakeholders, including, but not limited to, faculty staff, candidates, completers, employers, practitioners, and school and community partners are engaged in program design, evaluation, and continuous innovative improvement processes.


History: 20-2-114, MCA; IMP, 20-2-121, MCA; NEW, 2014 MAR p. 2936, Eff. 7/1/15; AMD, 2023 MAR p. 86, Eff. 7/1/23.