ACCREDITATION LOOKS BEYOND TEST RESULTS TO MEASURE PERFORMANCE.

 

THE MIDDLE STATES ACCREDITATION PROCESS HELPS SCHOOLS- AND ULTIMATELY STUDENTS- CONTINUOUSLY GROW AND IMPROVE.

 

TAKE ACCREDITATION TO THE NEXT LEVEL! PROGRAMS OF DISTINCTION RECOGNIZE EXEMPLARY PROGRAMS FROM MUSIC TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.

 

WE BELIEVE EVERY SCHOOL HAS THE CAPACITY TO PROVIDE QUALITY EDUCATION.

 

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Who We Are

The Middle States Association is a worldwide leader in accreditation and school improvement. For over 125 years, Middle States has been helping school leaders establish and reach their goals, develop strategic plans, promote staff development and advance student achievement.

WHAT SETS US APART?
We recognize there is no “one size fits all” approach to accreditation. Our accreditation process addresses the unique qualities of each school and offers a choice in best-fit protocols.
November 30, 2022 in Accreditation

The Imperative to Facilitate Change in Schools

By Christian Talbot, President of MSA-CESS Recently my colleague Glen Mort and I met with two former heads of school, both now working for an agency that supports schools around…
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November 22, 2022 in Accreditation

From Uneven Levels of Agreement to Tools of Cooperation

By Christian Talbot, President of MSA-CESS One time, a school called me to help them reboot their strategic plan. They had a beautiful document with elegant langage. But the plan…
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November 18, 2022 in Accreditation

Amy Wesley, Leader In Global Education, Appointed As Middle States Commissioner

The Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS) recently announced the appointment of Amy Wesley as a commissioner. Wesley is executive director of SABIS®, a global education…
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More than 11,000 volunteers from our accredited schools serve as peer reviewers on accreditation teams.

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We have accredited members across the United States and around the world in 112 countries.

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We are proud to accredit 2,600 schools, systems, and learning services providers.

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97% of accredited schools believe that Middle States accreditation improves or maintains their school’s performance.