Accrediting Commission for Schools


Recent ACS WASC News

  • An interesting article by Linda Chion Kenney in the August 2020 edition of the School Administrator magazine, “An Evolution in K-12 School Accreditation” featuring ACS WASC Commission Chair Greg Franklin and WASC.
  • ACS WASC’s role in access, equity, and diversity: Click here to read
  • Spring 2020 International Newsletter: Read our latest international newsletter, WASC Words International, Spring 2020.
  • The ACS WASC Spring Commission Meeting originally scheduled for April 27-28 has been cancelled due to the difficult and challenging times as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Our next meeting will be conducted virtually and is scheduled for June 30.

  • UPDATE: Click here to read the updated March 16, 2020 COVID-19 ACS WASC alert.
  • Click here to read the March 13, 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) ACS WASC alert.
  • Dr. Barry Grove’s, “WASC accreditation benefits California K-12 schools” was published as the guest column article in ACSA’s EdCal publication, February 3, 2020.
  • ACS WASC would like to welcome new employee Ms. Alex Hutchinson to the Reception Desk.
  • New Office Hours: Starting Monday, January 13, 2020, ACS WASC office phone hours will be Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • As of January 1, 2020, the Southern California office in San Diego has closed. Contact ACS WASC Southern California personnel directly (see Staff page) or contact the ACS WASC Burlingame office: 650 696-1060 or with any questions or concerns.
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