Accreditation with Distinction

September 8, 2022 – Army JROTC was named a 2022 Cognia School of Distinction for excellence in education and service to learners. Cognia recognized 96 schools in the United States and Puerto Rico and nine other countries as Schools of Distinction. Cognia selected Army JROTC as one of the 96 schools and 38 systems out of more than 1,500 institutions that were eligible for its 2022 Cognia Schools and Systems of Distinction.

Army JROTC first earned Cognia Accreditation in 2005 and reaccreditation in June 2022. Army JROTC participated in Cognia’s rigorous Accreditation Engagement Review process, which is based on research-based performance standards. The process includes a third-party review by education experts of evidence and interviews. The evaluation covers Leadership Capacity, Learning Capacity, Resource Capacity, and a demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement.

Attached is Cognia School of Distinction Certificate. Army JROTC and other institutions receiving this honor are showcased at

Preston Barlow, GS
U.S. Army Cadet Command, JROTC
Fort Knox, KY 40108

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