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What is WASC?

WHAT IS WASC? The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) is one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States. The Commission provides assistance to schools located in California, Hawaii, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and East Asia.
 
WASC is an accreditation process, which is an ongoing, perpetual cycle of assessment, planning,
implementing, monitoring and reassessment: The process is guided and assisted by self-study, visit and follow-up.  Basic concepts addressed in this process focus on student success and the school’s performance.  The self-study process assists schools with an in-depth look at what currently exits and what we need to improve upon to better support our students.
 
Parent involvement is crucial to our self-study and in the development and refinement of our action plan, vision and expected school-wide learning results.  Therefore, we encourage you to attend our WASC parent meeting on Sunday, March 1, 2020 in the Canyon Library at 4:30pm.
 
Thank you,
Shellie Holcombe
Principal