Pacific Quest Awarded 5 Year Accreditation from AdvancED

After the completion of a rigorous accreditation process and site visit, Pacific Quest earned accreditation from the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.

NCA CASI provides nationally-recognized accreditation, the purpose of which is continuous school improvement focused on increasing student performance. To earn accreditation, schools must meet NCA CASI’s high standards, be evaluated by a team of professionals from outside the school and implement a continuous process of school improvement.

The external review team commented—

“The knowledge of the Pacific Quest leadership team combined with the vision and mission of the program is poised to provide industry-changing research and practice. The addition of high quality instruction along with therapy is groundbreaking.”

AdvancED provides nationally-recognized accreditation, allowing students to receive academic credit for their work and obtain transcripts directly from Pacific Quest. This accreditation honors the work that students at Pacific Quest have already been completing and does not change programming. Guides, Primary Therapists and Curriculum Specialists serve as teachers and mentors for each of the “courses” of study which are already fully integrated into the Pacific Quest daily milieu.

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