About SCC Home | About SCC | Accreditation | HLC Criteria for Accreditation | Criterion Two Criterion Two Preparing for the future The organization's allocation of resources and its processes for evaluation and planning demonstrate its capacity to fulfill its mission, improve the quality of its education, and respond to future challenges and opportunities. Core Components 2A: The organization realistically prepares for a future shaped by multiple societal and economic trends. 2B: The organization's resource base supports its educational programs and its plans for maintaining and strengthening their quality in the future. 2C: The organization's ongoing evaluation and assessment processes provide reliable evidence of institutional effectiveness that clearly informs strategies for continuous improvement. 2D: All levels of planning align with the organization's mission, thereby enhancing its capacity to fulfill that mission.