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  • Standards Chair Web Portal
  • Current ACA Standards Chairs

Standards Related Resources and Training

  • Standards Administration Manual (SAM) – October-2018 (updated Jan 2021)
  • Sample Documents and Forms from SAM – 2018
    • Standards Chair Service Description
    • Standards Instructor Service Description
    • Standards Visitor/Associate Visitor Service Description
    • Standards Instructor Application
    • Training Report for Associate Visitor and New Instructors 
    • Courtesy Visit Request Form
    • Local Office Request for Extension
    • Evaluation of Courses, Camps, and Visitors Links
    • Camp Request for Review Form and Response to Notification
    • Guide to Local Review and National Appeal
    • Local Office Report of Review
    • Standards Planning Calendar
    • Letter to Lead Visitor Regarding Immediate Corrective Action
    • Letter to Camp that Does Not Communicate 
    • Letter to Camps and Visitors Regarding Visit Assignments
    • Letter to Camp of Results of Local Reveiw
    • Letter to Camp for Failure to Complete a Visit Due
    • Letter of Denial of Accreditation Due to Missed Mandatory
    • Letter of Removal of Accreditation Due to Missed Mandatory
    • Letter of Notification of Accreditation from Local Leadership
    • Letter of Notification of Failure from Local Leadership