Evidence for External Review

MAISD AdvancED Accreditation Documentation

Montcalm Area ISD is pleased to share evidence that we meet the AdvancED Standards for Quality for Educational Service Agencies (ESAs). Click on each standard to see the indicators for that standard and our self-assessed rating. For each indicator, we have listed the text of the level we rated ourselves along with the evidence we used to justify that rating. Each piece of evidence is hyperlinked in the text and will open in a new window.


Standard 1:  Purpose and Direction

The agency maintains and communicates at all levels of the organization a purpose and direction for continuous improvement that commit to providing programs and services, active learning, and high expectations for professional practice as well as shared values and beliefs.

Standard 2:  Governance and Leadership

The agency operates under governance and leadership that promote and support student performance and agency effectiveness.

Standard 3:  Teaching and Assessing for Learning

The agency’s services and programs support the educational needs of its constituent schools/systems through meaningful professional learning experiences.

Standard 4:  Resources and Support Systems

The agency provides resources, programs, and services that support its purpose and direction for all constituent schools/systems.

Standard 5:  Using Results for Continuous Improvement

The agency implements a comprehensive evaluation system that generates a range of data about the effectiveness of the agency and uses the results to guide continuous improvement.