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.
June 2, 2022 in Accreditation, newsletter

Team Visit Plan for Fall 2022

Team visits are a central part of the MSA-CESS accreditation process. Our Volunteer Services team is dedicated to ensuring the safety and success of team visits in the fall of…
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June 2, 2022 in Accreditation, newsletter

A Message from MSA-CESS Interim President Glen Mort, Ed.D.

With graduation season and the end of another school year upon us, I was originally going to use this space to talk about transitions and the excitement as well as…
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June 2, 2022 in Accreditation, newsletter

Q & A with Incoming MSA-CESS President Christian Talbot

Christian Talbot, currently interim president for Regis High School in New York, will begin serving as president of the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools on July…
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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.