McCann is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (www.neasc.org), a nationally recognized agency that accredits elementary through college institutions. Accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges indicates that an institution meets or exceeds criteria for institutional quality which is periodically assessed through a peer review process. McCann also has national accreditation by a number of program specific agencies who grant this accreditation following a thorough peer review and stringent national standard criteria.
McCann is also approved by the Career/Vocational Technical Administrative Division of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (www.doemass.org). This office administers Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ General Law (M.G.L.) Chapter 74 governing vocational technical education programs in public school districts. The office also administers the federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 P.L. 109-270 (Perkins IV) and the federal guidelines for Eliminating Discrimination and Denial of Services on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, and handicap in vocational education programs 34 CFR, Part 100, Appendix B (Civil Rights Guidelines).
McCann Technical School is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (www.council.org). The Council is recognized by the US Secretary of Education as a reliable authority on the quality of education offered by the institutions it has accredited. It is a national institutional accrediting agency for the accreditation of non-degree-granting and applied associate degree-granting postsecondary occupational educational institutions. Contact information for the Commission is Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898/770-396-3790.
Many technical areas are also accredited individually through national organizations. Information regarding specific technical accreditation is available on each areas web page.