What is Accreditation?Accreditation is a distinction granted to any institution meeting or exceeding the stated criteria of educational quality. The purposes of accreditation include:
- Assess and enhance the educational quality of an institution.
- Assure consistency in institutional operations.
- Promote institutional improvement.
- Provide for public accountability.
Why is it important to you?Accreditation affects you by providing for the responsibility of an institution and assuring prospective and current students of the following:
- It is recognized as a qualified institution of higher learning with approved programs of study that meet recognized academic standards.
- It employs a professional staff.
- It has sufficient facilities and equipment.
- It is a stable and permanent fixture in the educational community.
The Center for Employment Training (CET) is a private postsecondary institution and is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790, www.council.org.
Center for Employment Training is licensed in the following states by the following bodies:
The Alexandria, VA Center for Employment Training has been Certified to Operate by the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV).
The Durham, NC Center for Employment Training is a non-profit corporation and is licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges. The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges is not an accrediting agency.
The El Paso, TX Center for Employment Training is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission Career Schools & Colleges, 101 East 15th Street, Austin, TX 78778-0001.