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A quick reference guide for visitors who would like to learn more about NEASC Accreditation, or school accreditation in general.
 

  • For answers to commonly asked questions about Accreditation, please refer to the FAQ page
     
  • For an overview of the process of Accreditation, please refer to the Process page
     
  • For Executive Office and general questions/concerns, please contact Kathy Willis at kwillis@neasc.org

Accreditation Resources

National and New England Associations

American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
www.aasa.org

American Council for Education (ACE)
www.acenet.edu

Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS)
www.capss.org

Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS)
www.casciac.org

Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (M.A.S.S.)
www.massupt.org

National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
www.naesp.org

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
www.nais.org

National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
www.nassp.org

New England Association of School Superintendents (NEASS)
www.neass.net

New England Council (NEC)
www.newenglandcouncil.com

Regional Accrediting Associations

Middle States Association (MSA)
www.middlestates.org

Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools
www.msa-cess.org

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
www.msche.org

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)
www.northcentralassociation.org

North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (CASI)
www.ncacasi.org

North Central Association Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org

Northwest Association of Accredited Schools, Commission on Schools (NAAS)
www.northwestaccreditation.org

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
www.nwccu.org

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
www.sacs.org

Accrediting Commission for Schools, WASC (ACS WASC)
www.acswasc.org

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)
www.accjc.org

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
www.wascsenior.org

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS)
www.tracs.org

Federal and State Departments of Education

Connecticut State Department of Education
www.sde.ct.gov

Maine Department of Education
www.maine.gov/doe

Massachusetts Department of Education
www.doe.mass.edu

New Hampshire Department of Education
www.education.nh.gov

Rhode Island Department of Education
www.ride.ri.gov

Vermont Department of Education
education.vermont.gov

U.S. Department of Education
www.ed.gov

International Education Associations

Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA)
www.aassa.com

Association of China and Mongolia Schools (ACAMIS)
www.acamis.org

Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA)
www.aisa.or.ke

Council of International Schools (CIS)
www.cois.org

East Asia Regional Council of Schools (EARCOS)
www.earcos.org

European Council of International Schools (ECIS)
www.ecis.org

International Baccalaureate (IB)
www.ibo.org

International Center for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC) - Education Portal
www.icmec.org/education-portal

Knowledge Human Development Authority, Government of Dubai, UAE
www.khda.gov.ae

Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS)
www.mais-web.org

Ministry of Education, People's Republic of China, National Center for School Curriculum & Textbook Development (NCCT)
en.moe.gov.cn

Near East South Asia Council of Regional Schools (NESA)
www.nesacenter.org

Tri-Association International Schools
www.tri-association.org

U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Schools (OOS)
www.state.gov/m/a/os

Umalusi
www.umalusi.org.za

Higher Education Resources

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
www.aacc.nche.edu

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Massachusetts (AICUM)
www.masscolleges.org

College for Every Student (CFES)
www.collegefes.org

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
www.chea.org

New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE)
www.nebhe.org

The College Board
www.collegeboard.com

U101 College Search
http://u101.com

Other Sites of Interest

Center for Labor Market Studies, Northeastern University
www.clms.neu.edu

Educational Policy Institute (EPI)
www.educationalpolicy.org

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
www.eric.ed.gov

Institute for Human Centered Design [Adaptive Environments]
www.adaptiveenvironments.org

ITeachNet
iteach.net

TERC
www.terc.edu

The Civil Rights Project
www.civilrightsproject.ucla.edu

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