NPPSD Accreditation Visit
North Platte Public Schools hosted an AdvancEd Accreditation Visit on January 26-29, 2014. This is a requirement for Rule 10. Accreditation Visits are required every five years. North Platte's last visit was in Spring 2010. The External Review Team shared the exit report at a special board meeting on Wednesday, January 29th at 4:00. The exit report is shared below. North Platte Public Schools has been approved for accreditation through AdvancEd.
What is AdvancED (Advancing Excellence in Education)? AdvancED is the parent organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). AdvancED is dedicated to advancing excellence in education worldwide through accreditation, research and professional services. AdvancED is the world's largest education community, engaging 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 65 countries worldwide and educating 15 million students.
Why is accreditation important? Accreditation is your assurance of North Platte Public School’s academic excellence. Accreditation ensures a standard of quality among credits, courses and grade level placements between schools and universities around the world. It also validates the equivalency of diplomas and certificates to other accredited schools and universities. In addition, students in accredited schools become part of a worldwide network of quality institutions focused on student performance.