THIRD PARTY-COMMENTS NOTICE
For the July 2014 Reaccreditation Review of
Stark State College’s Dental Hygiene Program
On July 15-16, 2014, The Commission on Dental Accreditation (the Commission) will send a team of dental professionals to review all aspects of Stark State’s Dental Hygiene Program. This is part of a reaccreditation process that occurs every seven years.
In advance of this visit, the Commission invites comments from interested third-parties including patients, consumers, dental-related agencies, students, faculty and staff, and program administrators. The following stipulations apply to third-party comments in order for them to be considered:
- Comments must be received, in writing, by the Commission office no later than sixty (60) days prior to the visit (no later than May 14, 2014).
- Comments must be signed.
- Note: The signature(s) will be removed from the comments prior to forwarding them to the program.
- Comments must pertain only to the Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs or to policies and procedures used in the Commission’s accreditation process.
- Note: For comments not relevant to these issues, the individual will be notified that the comment is not related to accreditation and, where appropriate, referred to the appropriate agency.
A copy of the Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs and/or the Commission’s policy on third-party comments may be obtained by contacting the Commission on Dental Accreditation at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, or by calling (800) 621-8099 extension 4653.