Accredited Virtual School

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.


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.