Accredited Virtual School

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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.

Wyoming Connections Academy (WYCA) is a program of Big Horn County School District #1, which is accredited by North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of Cognia, formerly AdvancED.

This accreditation ensures that Wyoming Connections Academy is providing quality education that can be reciprocated with other schools. The accreditation also validates the value of our education to other accredited educational institutions.


Connections Education

  • Accredited by Cognia, formerly AdvancED, June 2005, renewed in June 2015.

NCAA Approved

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