WGNA Accreditation Process
WGNA accreditation is a six-year continuous cycle of K-12 school-wide support for student improvement. Schools demonstrate the accountability, intensity, and proficiency to support high-quality student learning and ongoing school improvement.
The WGNA system supports schools with an ongoing improvement process including goal-setting strategies, implementation of practice, assessment of data, and annual benchmark refinement of the school-wide action plan. Schools submit appropriate reports and reviews during the six-year accreditation cycle continuous process of improvement.
The steps of accreditation include:
- Filing of application and fees with WGNA
- Completion a schoolwide self-study of programs
- Development a schoolwide three-year action plan for student achievement with an annual review process of goals and objectives
- Host an on-site WGNA peer review of programs
- Commission review of findings and accreditation award ruling