Date_______ Telephone Number _________________________________
To save time for all concerned during the evaluation visit, and to ensure accuracy of the records of AVMA, see Appendix F for submission guidelines. If an index or table of contents can be provided with the material submitted, it will greatly enhance the review process.
Administration, faculty, and students should be fully involved in the self-study, and any active advisory committees should have an opportunity for input before the final report is sent to CVTEA. Self-evaluation should be an ongoing activity of the program. This form is offered as a general outline for the report. Discuss each major section in detail in narrative form.
Principal Administrative Officers (if titles are not applicable, provide appropriate terms)
Which agency recognized by the United States Department of Education accredits the parent institution?
1. Provide date of last institutional accreditation review.
2. Provide date of next institutional accreditation review.
3. Is the program in good standing with the institutional accreditor?
Complete the following table to identify where required equipment is owned or available. If available to the program, who is providing the equipment?
What is the student to animal ratio for laboratories with?
Are library holdings of reference books and periodicals current and adequate?
a. How often are books and periodicals reviewed and purged?
Provide retention information for the last three complete academic years by completing the table below. (Use data based on a July 1st to June 30th year. Beginning enrollment is the total number of students enrolled in the program on July 1. Graduates is the number of graduates between July 1st to June 30th. New Starts is the number of students enrolling in the program between July 1st to June 30th. Re-entries is the number of students who re-entered the program between July 1st to June 30th and Ending Enrollment is the total number of students enrolled in the program on June 30th.
(as of June 30)
(July 1 to June 30)
(as of July 1)
Provide number of graduates for each of the past fiveyears including, the current year based on a July 1st to June 30th year. (If graduation occurs several times each year, show numbers of graduates in each academic term.) (Provide numbers for each program option separately)
(e.g. spring 2011)
Credentialed Veterinary Technician
Indicate state(s) person is licensed or credentialed in
Example:Jane SmithJane Smith
Licensed in the states of IL and MI
Student contact hours= total of lecture plus lab hours per week and any office/advising hours engaged with students
Example: If the instructor teaches a 5 credit course which consists of 3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of lab per class and the class meets twice a week then the total student contact hours is 10 hours per week
Is the program instructional staffing adequate for program needs? If not, what are those needs?
1. What is the program personnel to student ratio for:
a. Animal handling laboratories?
b. Program laboratories without animals?
c. Lecture classes?
Student time involved in classes:
1. Hours per week 2. Weeks per term 3. Terms per year 4. Number of externship/internship/preceptorship hours in the curriculum (honing skills). Do not include hours at off-campus sites where primary learning occurs.5. If applicable, number of hours during the externship/internship/preceptorship spent in primary learning (completing essential skills including assessment).6. Length of consecutive time to complete the program (based on full-time enrollment). 7. Total number of contact hours to complete the program (including lecture and laboratory)
What changes in the curriculum, if any, are being considered?
1. Describe process for curricular review.
Describe efforts to instill habits of life-long learning, including continuing education offerings.
Submit copies of Official CVTEA School Report as provided by PES for the last five years (summary sheets and domain scores of VTNE may be provided if the Official CVTEA School Report is not available).
Complete the following table:
Is there a credentialing requirement in the state? If yes, who is responsible for the credentialing of veterinary technicians ?
Provide summaries of assessments of:
Provide a link to the webpage where VTNE results are reported. The following table is an EXAMPLE of what is required to be posted on program's website: