83.9 F
Charlotte Amalie
Friday, August 19, 2022
HomeNewsLocal governmentDivision of Personnel Reminds Public of Acceptance Policy on Online Education

Division of Personnel Reminds Public of Acceptance Policy on Online Education

Director Dayna Clendinen of the Division of Personnel (Submitted photo)

Dayna Clendinen, Division of Personnel director, reminds the general public of the established policy by which the division will accept educational credentials from correspondence schools and/or online institutions of higher learning.

When selecting an institution of higher or continued learning, people are asked to be guided by the information contained within the following websites:

Council of Higher Education and Accreditation – www.chea.org

Distance Education Accrediting Commission – www.deac.org formerly Distance Education and Training Council – www.detc.org

Advertising (skip)

It is important to note that the above organizations identify and accredit distance education and training institutions that have attained and maintained the standards deemed necessary to operate at a minimum level of quality. Director Clendinen strongly recommends that people utilize the respective websites to ensure that the program selected will meet established criteria for acceptance by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Division of Personnel will not accept credentials from institutions that are not accredited. The respective websites contain a detailed listing of all accepted accreditation entities.

For further information and/or assistance, contact the Division of Personnel Recruitment and Classification respective offices at 340-774-8588 in the St. Thomas/St. John District or 340-718-8588 in the St. Croix District.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more
Director Dayna Clendinen of the Division of Personnel (Submitted photo)
Dayna Clendinen, Division of Personnel director, reminds the general public of the established policy by which the division will accept educational credentials from correspondence schools and/or online institutions of higher learning. When selecting an institution of higher or continued learning, people are asked to be guided by the information contained within the following websites: Council of Higher Education and Accreditation - www.chea.org Distance Education Accrediting Commission - www.deac.org formerly Distance Education and Training Council - www.detc.org It is important to note that the above organizations identify and accredit distance education and training institutions that have attained and maintained the standards deemed necessary to operate at a minimum level of quality. Director Clendinen strongly recommends that people utilize the respective websites to ensure that the program selected will meet established criteria for acceptance by the U.S. Department of Education. The Division of Personnel will not accept credentials from institutions that are not accredited. The respective websites contain a detailed listing of all accepted accreditation entities. For further information and/or assistance, contact the Division of Personnel Recruitment and Classification respective offices at 340-774-8588 in the St. Thomas/St. John District or 340-718-8588 in the St. Croix District.