University of California - Riverside

UCR Extension Center

Accreditation: A High School Improvement Process


CNAS Graduate Student Affairs Center

Anderson Hall, South

Riverside, CA 92521

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Accreditation: A High School Improvement Process

Format: Campus

Program Description:

 California high schools must have an accreditation to validate the programs and courses they offer. UCR Extension, in collaboration with the Accrediting Commission for Schools of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), has developed this certificate program to assist teachers, assistant principals and principals, department chairs, WASC coordinators, district administrators, and parents in understanding how the accreditation process can become a vehicle for school improvement. The certificate program provides educators with knowledge, skills, leadership approaches and instructional strategies for preparing for high school accreditation.

Topics covered in this certificate program include:

  • Review of the High School Accreditation Process – A Research-Based Change Process
  • Analysis of the Effec


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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