DD2 Receives High Marks on Reaccreditation
Dorchester School District Two’s high-quality education and culture of excellence have earned it reaccreditation through Cognia.
The distinction highlights DDTwo’s focus on rigorous standards for effective learning environments, equitable allocation of resources across schools, and effective leadership. A commitment to continuous improvement is also a critical factor.
A thorough internal and external review determined DDTwo significantly outperformed Cognia’s average measure of overall performance.
The final report summarized, “The leaders and professional staff in Dorchester County School District Two are committed to continuous improvement. The use of data to inform decision-making and to ensure all initiatives are aligned with the vision, mission, and core values is pervasive throughout the district.”
Superintendent Dr. Shane Robbins said, “I am incredibly proud of Team Dorchester because these high marks don’t just happen, they require hard work and dedication. We’ll celebrate our strengths and continue to raise the bar by capitalizing on our opportunities for improvement.”
Cognia offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement services to institutions and other education providers. The result of the merger of AdvancED and Measured Progress, Cognia was formed to bridge the gap between school evaluation and student assessment. As a global nonprofit working in over 80 countries, its 36,000 institutions serve and support nearly 25 million students and five million educators every day. Cognia serves as trusted partner in advancing learning for all learners.