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ACM Education Council. June 2012. CSAB. The only ABET member society for computing accreditation A federation of ACM and IEEE-CS Lead society for computer science, information systems, information technology and software engineering

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Acm education council

ACM Education Council

June 2012


Acm education council

CSAB

  • The only ABET member society for computing accreditation

  • A federation of ACM and IEEE-CS

  • Lead society for computer science, information systems, information technology and software engineering

    • Computer Science, Information Systems and Information Technology accreditation is granted by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC)

    • Software Engineering accreditation is granted by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC)

  • Cooperating society for biological engineering (EAC), computer engineering (EAC) and information engineering technology (TAC)


Csab history

CSAB History

  • 1985 – CSAB Incorporated; formed by ACM and IEEE-CS

  • 1986 – First CS programs

  • 2000 – CSAB joined ABET

    • CSAC became CAC

  • 2002 – IS accreditation

  • 2005 – IT accreditation


Csab membership and responsibilities

CSAB Membership and Responsibilities

  • 8 member board

    • 8 society-appointed board members

    • Past-president

    • Executive Director

      • Only staff person

  • Responsibilities include

    • Develop program criteria and recommend general criteria

    • Recruitment, selection, training, assignment and quality assurance of program evaluators

    • Recommend CAC (50+/-), EAC (2), and TAC (1) commissioners

    • Appoint ABET Board members (3)


2012 csab committees

2012 CSAB Committees


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2012 CSAB Committees


Accredited computing programs

Accredited Computing Programs


2012 visit statistics

2012 Visit Statistics

  • 89 programs to be visited requiring 119 program evaluators:

  • 90 CS

  • 6 General

  • 11 IS

  • 24 IT

  • 6 SwE

    (IRs not included)


Program evaluators needed

www.csab.org/pev.htm

Program Evaluators Needed!

  • Number of programs seeking accreditation continues to grow.

  • Growth of programs is outpacing growth of evaluator pool.

  • Peer-review process requires peers—every accredited program should have a CSAB program evaluator within. Benefits the program and accreditation process alike.


Csab fellows 2011

CSAB Fellows 2011

John White

For his outstanding contributions to the computing profession and to computing education.


Csab fellows 20111

CSAB Fellows 2011

John Impagliazzo

For his outstanding contributions to the computing profession and to computing education.


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