TEXAS CATHOLIC CONFERENCE OF BISHOPS EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
METHODS OF REPONSE AND SUPPORTING DATA
In completing the Self Study, several types of responses will be used:
1. MET/NOT MET – Questions in this category may be answered by a simple MET, NOT MET. The
response to a question is indicated by placing a check in the box after the appropriate question. Each
NOT MET response requires an explanation.
2. Response Boxes – The school is asked to respond in a format conducive to the information presented,
i. e., bullets or descriptive narratives.
3. Supporting Data – Below are examples that could provide support to the responses given in the Self
Study. Evidence must be available to the visiting team to review the Self Study. Items kept
electronically must be noted and made accessible for the team.
• Domain I-Supporting Data – Examples may include but are not limited to websites, classroom
information, school displays, admission and recruitment information, and school publications,
newsletters, formation documents for the community, retreat/religious program schedules, school
routines that incorporate Catholic identity, liturgy schedules, sacramentals and prayer corners,
service requirements, and service projects, etc.
• Domain II-Supporting Data – Examples may include but are not limited to newsletters, annual
reports, minutes of school board/council meetings, notices and schedules of meetings, grievance
procedures, student/parent/faculty handbooks, organizational chart, governing body handbook,
and community surveys, etc.
• Domain III-Supporting Data – Examples may include but are not limited to curriculum,
curriculum guides, college readiness standards, assessment data, course objectives, lesson plans,
college/high school admission records, student portfolios, contest participation data, syllabi,
grade summaries, standardized test scores, longitudinal test scores, specialized program
information, alumni data, etc.
• Domain IV-Supporting Data – Examples may include but are not limited to procedures/policies
for responses to intervention, guidance curriculum, college readiness standards/programs offered,
student service plans, extracurricular program policies, referral for service forms, agency referral
lists, counseling program/services provided to students, and library schedule/services information,
• Domain V-Supporting Data – Examples include but are not limited to campus visitor procedures,
arrival and dismissal procedures, crisis management plan, and log of safety drills, etc.