GAC Accreditation

09/30/2014 – State Of The System

.pdf link icon State Of The System Address (page 6)
Michael Thurmond – The board directed me to engage GAC so we would become a dually accredited district.  This issue was first raised by City Councilman Terry Nall who is here today.  We ought to give hime a hand.  On September 11th, we met with GAC …

Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC)
The district is currently pursuing dual accreditation with the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC) for all DeKalb County School District high schools.

  • September 11, 2014 – Met with a GAC Consultant to discuss plans for moving forward with the accreditation process in our district.
  • September 24, 2014 – An internal group of district leaders consisting of senior team members and department heads met to brainstorm strategies for providing district documentation to our high schools in support of the accreditation process.
  • October-January – District leaders will assist our high schools with compiling evidence of standards compliance in preparation for GAC school visits from January 26-28, 2015.
  • March, 2015 – GAC Board of Commissioners meeting in Macon, at which time, the DeKalb accreditation application will be on the meeting agenda and DeKalb will receive the final decision on our high schools’ accreditation application.