Accredited Online School

Colorado Connections Academy

  • @ Mapleton is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of Cognia, formerly AdvancED. 
  • @ Durango is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of Cognia, formerly AdvancED.

Connections Education

advanced accreditation seal

Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education, which is accredited by Cognia, formerly AdvancED. Cognia offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement services to institutions and other education providers. As a global nonprofit working in over 80 countries, Cognia serves 36,000 institutions, nearly 25 million students, and five million educators every day.


NCAA Approved

Many Connections Academy core high school courses are approved by the NCAA Eligibility Center. View a list of currently approved courses.