On July 6th, 2018, West California Academy of Art and Design celebrates the first anniversary of its WASC accreditation.
Since July 6th, 2017, West California Academy of Art and Design has officially become the Supplementary Education Center/Program Fully Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
This is the email that WASC office sent to the the Academy’s principal Lei Wang on July 6th, 2017.
“Dear Miss Wang:
The Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC) announces the action taken at the Summer 2017 Commission Meeting. The ACS WASC Commissioners have determined West California Academy of Art and Design (Art - SEP) meets the Supplementary Education Center/Program criteria for accreditation. This accreditation status is based on all of the information provided by the Center/Program, including the initial visit report, and the satisfactory completion of the on-site initial accreditation visit. It is the decision of the Commission to grant West California Academy of Art and Design (grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th) Initial Accreditation Status through June 30, 2020.”
This is an important milestone in the continuing to grow and succeed in leading and care of the Academy’s organization in Art and Design. Accreditation shows the Academy’s commitment to providing the highest levels of education to students and parents, and the same high level of conduct in business practices. Accreditation by WASC is proof of this commitment, and signifies that the Academy has met the rigorous standards of an internationally recognized party. The team of the Academy are proud to have met the challenge of accreditation, and intend to consistently uphold the principles of quality improvement for students in the future.
This WASC accreditation channels a new period of growth for West California Academy of Art and Design, and anchors and buoys its international reputation throughout the world.