An accredited program with planned substantive change shall notify the ACFEF Accrediting Commission / Committee of the proposed changes in writing sixty (60) days in advance of the change. An accredited program that experiences unexpected or unanticipated substantive change shall notify the Commission as soon as they are notified. ACFEF AC should be advised as far in advance as possible to the change going into effect. The Commission will review and provide their response in writing and identify the potential impact of the proposed change.
Change notification will include a description of the changes, the impact(s) to the program and updated points of contact to include Program Coordinator, Lead, or Senior Instructor for the accredited program.
Written notification or questions should be directed to the ACFEF Director of Culinary Programs. A copy of the institutional accreditor’s approval letter should be submitted to the Commission and will be placed in the program’s file.
The Commission will respond to the proposed changes within sixty (60) business days based on either a meeting of the Executive Committee or the full Commission / Committee.