Who Is Eligible:
The Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) have approximately 3,000 member institutions in the United States and in more than 90 countries around the world. A directory of members is available here
Membership in MSA-CESS is open to educational institutions that fall into one of the following categories:
- public and non-public early childhood, elementary, middle, intermediate, and/or secondary schools
- non-degree granting vocational technical and postsecondary institution
- special purpose schools
- supplementary education centers
- distance education institutions
These institutions may be ungraded or have designated grade levels, including a post-graduate level.
How to Apply:
We encourage you to review the full process
of membership on our website. Before entering the accreditation process, all institutions are vetted through a candidacy process that begins with a request for an Interest Packet
You can request this information by contacting the Manager of Marketing and New Membership, Audra Chin, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-284-5033.