The purpose of the Council is to advise, improve and support the quality of Salvation Army officer training:
- To aid The Salvation Army in interpreting its officer training and education programs to the communities of the USA Eastern Territory.
- To interpret to the above communities the needs, attitudes and opinions expressed by The Salvation Army’s Board of Trustees; and,
- To monitor and oversee the curriculum and faculty appointments at the College for Officer Training.
The Academic Oversight Advisory Council will discharge its responsibilities such that the College will maintain and strengthen its educational programs, as prescribed in the approval received from The New York State Board of Regents and Commissioner of Education (as a nationally recognized accrediting agency). The Council’s minutes and recommendations are forwarded and approved by the Board of Trustees.