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Regional Accrediting Associations

School accreditation is awarded by the respective commissions of six regional accrediting associations which together cover the United States, its territories, and international schools.

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Elementary Education; Commission on Secondary Schools
www.css-msa.org

New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Commission on Public Schools
cps.neasc.org

North Central Association
Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement
A Division of AdvancEd
www.ncacasi.org

Northwest Accreditation Commission
NWAC Education Office
A Division of AdvancEd
www.advance-ed.org

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Council on Accreditation and School Improvement

Commission on Elementary, Middle and Secondary Schools
A Division of AdvancEd
www.sacs.org

Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Accrediting Commission for Schools
www.acswasc.org

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.ed.state.nh.us

Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, www.ride.ri.gov

Vermont Department of Education, education.vermont.gov

State Principals' Associations

Connecticut Association of School Principals, www.casciac.org

The Maine Principals' Assocation, www.mpa.cc

Massachusetts Secondary School Principals' Association, www.mssaa.org

Massachusetts Elementary School Principals Association, www.mespa.org

New Hampshire Association of School Principals, www.nhasp.org

Rhode Island Association of School Principals, www.riasp.org

Vermont Principals' Association, www.vpaonline.org

New England League of Middle Schools

 

National Associations

Curriculum and Instruction Associations

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, www.ascd.org

Connecticut Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, www.ctascd.com

Massachusetts Association  for Supervision and Curriculum Development, www.mascd.org

Maine Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, www.neascd.org

New Hampshire Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, www.nhascd.net

Rhode Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, www.riascd.org

Vermont Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, www.vtascd.org
 

Leadership

National Association of Secondary School Principals, www.nassp.org

National Association of Elementary School Principals

National Association of Middle School Principals

Phi Delta Kappa International, www.pdkintl.org

American Association of School Administrators