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Outstanding Volunteer Award

Recognizing individuals from the ACCSC community who have made significant contributions to career education through their dedication to the accreditation process.

In 2020,  the Commission is pleased to recognize two outstanding individuals who have dedicated their time and significant talents to supporting the mission of ACCSC, Barbara Kearns and Dr. Tommy Mosely.

Barbara Kearns / Team Leader & Progress Committee
IBMC College

Barbara began volunteerimg with ACCSC in 2008 as a founding member of the Progress Review Committee which plays a vital role in the review and analysis of interim reports submitted by ACCSC-accredited institutions. 

Barbara has also been volunteering with ACCSC as a Team Leader since 2018 and participated in 7 on-site evaluations in 2019. 

Dr. Tommy Mosely / Education Specialist
Alabama State Department of Education (Ret.)

Dr. Tommy Mosely brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to ACCSC, having trained to become an education specialist in after serving 35 years in the public schools in Alabama as both a specialist in Technical Education with the Alabama State Department of Education and as Superintendent for the Etowah County School system. 

Dr. Mosely has participated on nearly 50 on-site evaluations, including 14 in 2019-2020,  and he recently recorded ACCSC's "Occupation Specialist Orientation Best Practices" training to assist new Education Specialists.  

The ACCSC Community greatly benefits from Barbara and Tommy's  leadership, thoughtful insights and their balanced and fair approach to reviewing information provided on behalf of ACCSC-accredited institutions.