Hamilton AdvancED

The Hamilton County School Board received accreditation from AdvancED at the Feb. 12 meeting. Pictured, left to right, are: Carol Milton, Saul Speights, Rex Mitchell, Johnny Bullard, Cheryl McCall, Philip Pinello, Gary Godwin and Sammy McCoy.

JASPER — The Hamilton County School District has been AdvancED accredited for another five years.

The Hamilton County School Board received the accreditation certification from AdvancED at the Feb. 12 meeting.

AdvancED is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site reviews of a variety of educational institutions and systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. The actual accreditation visit was conducted in 2018 and will be effective until 2023. 

According to the AdvancED website, the company’s goal isn’t to certify that educational institutions are good enough but o help these institutions continuously improve.

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