The Advisory Commission is an organism of Puerto Rico State Agency for the Approval of Public Postsecondary Occupational and Technical Education Programs and Institutions that has the function of providing technical support and advice so that it can maintain the best practices during the accreditation processes. In addition, it seeks to ensure that the greatest number of programs and institutions in compliance is approved for the benefit of interested students.
It is made up of five members. Its members should be a representation of employees and employers in the public service, occupational and post-secondary teachers, students, and the public, including minority groups. Each member’s eligibility will depend on academic preparation and knowledge and expertise in occupational and technical areas. The mandate of the members of the commission is two consecutive years, except for the president, who may serve three consecutive years and may serve a maximum of three terms.
Currently, the Advisory Commission of the Puerto Rico State Agency for the Approval of Public Postsecondary Occupational and Technical Education Programs and Institutions is composed of representatives from:
• post-secondary / university faculty
• people with disabilities