Western Association of Schools and Colleges(ASC-WASC) Accreditation
Kannada Academy is accredited through the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges(ACS-WASC).
At the Summer 2021 Commission Meeting, Kannada Academy received the accreditation status, granted through June 30, 2024.
Accrediting Commission for Schools Western Association of Schools and Colleges
The Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), a world-renowned accrediting association and one of the six regional accrediting agencies in the United States, works closely with the Office of Overseas Schools under the U.S. Department of State. WASC provides assistance to schools worldwide, especially in California, Hawaii, Guam, Asia, the Pacific Region, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.
Assures a school community that the school’s purposes are appropriate and being accomplished through a viable education program — a trustworthy institution for student learning
Validates the integrity of the school’s program and transcripts
Facilitates transfer of credits to other English-speaking schools — critical for college/university acceptance worldwide
Provides a process for regularly examining programs, processes, and data around school goals and student learning through data analysis, reflection, inquiry, and dialogue
Builds a professional culture to support the schoolwide action plan
Fosters the continuous improvement of the school’s programs and operations to support student learning
Provides valuable insight from fellow educators visiting the school
Benefits schools that choose joint accreditation or other collaborative processes, e.g., ACS WASC/HIDOE and ACS WASC and IBO.
To read more about WASC and accreditation process visit the WASC website.