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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.

 

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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.

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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.
December 9, 2021 in Accreditation

I Should Have Paid Better Attention in EDPsych 101

A Message from MSA-CESS Interim President Henry Cram, Ed.D. As educators, most of us sat through Ed.Psych 101. We listened to hours-long lectures on how, as humans, we had 20-minute…
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December 9, 2021 in Accreditation

Education in a COVID-World

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, educators worldwide have had to adapt and change, sometimes in significant ways. From finding a way to connect with students in a virtual…
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December 9, 2021 in Accreditation

Guest Column: Best Practices for High-Quality Online Learning

By Carol DeFuria When the pandemic began in 2020, many traditional schools were thrust into the world of remote learning. Not surprisingly, delivering remote learning opportunities for students accustomed to…
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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.