Volunteers are vital to the Commission’s accreditation process. We need professionals dedicated to improving nursing education.
More than 750 committed professionals from various sectors, including practicing nurses, faculty, deans, employers, and members serve the Commission in a variety of roles. Not only does CCNE seek diversity of affiliation and experience, but ethnic, gender, age, and regional diversity as well. Diversity in our roster of volunteers is essential in representing today’s nursing students.
Volunteers are the backbone of accreditation, and assure the quality of nursing programs. They participate in the process by providing leadership, evaluating assessments used to gauge performance, visiting providers to seek evidence that standards are being met, participate in accreditation decisions, review reports, as well as provide leadership to CCNE on its strategic goals.
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) considers nominations for on-site evaluators on a periodic basis. On-site evaluators will be expected to attend the Commission’s training workshop.