The Colegio Ingles Americano EAS de Guatemala acquires SACS CASI Accreditation
Fraijanes, Guatemala - November 12, 2014 – Our General Principal, Karla González de Sandoval announced today that Colegio Ingles Americano EAS de Guatemala was accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), a division of AdvancED Accreditation. This action took place at the meeting held by the Commission on Accreditation AdvancED held in Fraijanes, Guatemala on September 12, 2014.
SACS CASI offers a recognized accrediting level, the goal is continuous school improvement focused on increasing student achievement. In order to be accredited by SACS CASI, schools must meet high standards, schools are evaluated by a team of external professionals and invited to implement a continuous improvement process of the school.
"Accreditation demonstrates to our students, parents and community that we focus on increasing student achievement, providing a safe and nurturing learning environment, maintaining an efficient and effective integrated operation by highly qualified educators," said Miss Karla Sandoval, School´s Principal.
The SACS CASI accreditation is recognized across state lines, which not only facilitates the transfer process of students when they move from one accredited school to another accredited school, but also assures parents that the school is in compliance with accepted standards within North America for quality and success in the professional practice.
Dr. Mark Elgart, President / CEO of AdvancED, headquarters of SACS CASI, said: "The SACS CASI Accreditation is a rigorous process that focuses on the whole body in the main goal of creating lifelong learning. The Colegio Ingles Americano EAS de Guatemala is commendable to participate in this process by demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement. "
Parents and interested community members can learn more about the Accreditation www.advanc-ed.org.
About AdvancED and SACS CASI
Dedicated to promoting excellence in education through accreditation, research and professional services, AdvancED is the world's largest education community, serving and participating with 30,000 public and private schools and school systems in more than 70 countries and serving more than 16 million students. AdvancED is the parent organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).
SACS CASI is a non-governmental voluntary agency that accredits nearly 13,000 public and non-public institutions worldwide.
For more information, contact:
Licda. Marjorie Anne Monterroso, General Coordinator, PBX: 6662 1212