The Accrediting Commission for Schools has two locations: the main office in Burlingame, CA and a satellite office in San Diego, CA. Both offices are eager to respond to questions and concerns and are actively involved in ACS WASC developmental endeavors. The specific breakdown of some of the major areas of responsibilities is outlined below.

Northern California Office

533 Airport Boulevard, Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010-2009
Phone 650 696-1060
Fax 650 696-1867

Barry R. Groves

Marilyn S. George
Executive Vice President

  • ACS WASC Commission activities and issues
  • All regional schools (initial, full self-study, mid-cycle, probationary, substantive change, and special visits)
  • Business division
  • Publications, stamps, flags, and other merchandise
  • Training
  • Visiting committees (Northern California, Hawaii, Pacific Islands, and international schools)

Southern California Office

NOTE: As of June 2019, we no longer have a main phone number or email address for the San Diego office. Contact San Diego personnel directly (see Staff page) or contact the main ACS WASC Burlingame office (see above).

  • Complaints
  • Adult postsecondary schools
  • Supplementary education centers/programs
  • Visiting committees (Southern California, including Bakersfield)