Committee on Recognition Announcements

COUNCIL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION ACCREDITATION
RECOGNITION OF ACCREDITING ORGANIZATIONS

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) reviews U.S. institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations for their effectiveness and quality based on the standards and requirements of the CHEA 2019 Recognition Policy and Procedures. CHEA recognition affirms that the standards, structures and practices of accrediting organizations promote academic quality, improvement, accountability and needed flexibility and innovation in the institutions and programs they accredit. CHEA is the only private sector organization in the United States that reviews accrediting organizations. The Recognition Policy and related documents to undertake a recognition review from CHEA are provided here.

For information about how to apply for CHEA recognition, please contact the CHEA office at 1 (202) 955-6126.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Association for Behavior Analysis International Accreditation Board (ABAI) has submitted an application for initial recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (October 2019).

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (October 2019).

The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has submitted an application for initial recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) has submitted an application for initial recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (ABHE) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools Accreditation Commission (AARTS) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools Accreditation Commission (TRACS) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA-NAEP) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The International Fire Service Accreditation Congress-Degree Assembly (IFSAC-DA) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (September 2019).

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (August 2019).

The Commission on Opticianry Accreditation (COA) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (August 2019)

The Accrediting Commission for Programs in Hospitality Management (ACPHA) has submitted an application for initial recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (August 2019).

The Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) has submitted an application for initial recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (August 2019).

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) has submitted an application for continued recognition by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (January 2019).