To support the development and operation of independent accrediting bodies for engineering, computing, and technology degree programs where none currently exist, the CGAA provides a range of consulting services and technical assistance to interested academic, government, and professional opinion-leaders.
- helping inform key local and regional constituents about the meaning and significance of professional accreditation;
- assisting in conducting feasibility studies regarding the creation of an engineering education accrediting system;
- facilitating meetings of academic, business, and/or governmental organizations with a potential shared interest in accreditation;
- auditing existing accreditation structures and processes;
- assisting in the design and/or update of existing accreditation standards and procedures;
- helping develop processes to identify and train volunteers for service on program visit teams and accreditation policy committees;
- helping develop organizational governance structures.