Accreditation


Kaua`i Community College
is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), 10 Commercial Blvd Ste 204, Novato CA 94949, ph (415) 506-0234, email accjc@accjc.org. Accreditation was reaffirmed in 2013 for six years. Should you have any complaints, the appropriate forms and process are listed here on the ACCJC website.

Culinary Program Accreditation
AAS Degree in Culinary Arts program
The Kaua‘i Community College Culinary Arts program is accredited by the
American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission. This commission may be reached by contacting Candice Childers at (904) 484-0220 or by email to cchilders@acfchefs.net.
The American Culinary Federation Foundation Accrediting Commission recently met and approved request for programmatic accreditation. The Commission has Grant Accreditation not to exceed beyond 6/30/2022 for the AAS Degree in Culinary Arts program.

Nursing Program Accreditation
http://www.acenursing.org/images/ACEN-Seal-Color-Web_Small.jpg The Kaua‘i Community College Nursing Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This commission may be reached by mail at: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; by internet at: http://www.acenursing.org or by phone at (404) 975-5000. The last accreditation self study can be viewed by contacting the nursing program director. Accreditation for the program was reaffirmed in 2017.

Automotive Technology Program Accreditation
The Automotive Technology program at Kauai Community College is proud to have received Master Accreditation in all eight areas in Automobile Service Technology by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). KCC Automotive Technology program is a competency based program following the standards specified by NATEF to prepare students to become entry-level technicians. Specific tasks in Engine Repair, Automatic Transmission/Transalxe, Manual Drive Train and Axles, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Heating and Air Conditioning, and Engine Performance make up the total of 439 NATEF tasks that are completed while in the program. The NATEF Commission can be reached by mail at:  101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; by internet at: https://www.asealliance.org/natef-accreditation or by phone at (703) 669-6650.  The last accreditation self study can be viewed by contacting the Automotive Technology program coordinator.  Accreditation for the program was reaffirmed in 2013.