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About NEASC-CIE

Transforming education around the world

The NEASC Commission on International Education (NEASC-CIE)*, one of three commissions within NEASC, accredits and supports a wide range of international and American schools – from primary through secondary school – both within the US and around the globe. Through the efforts of elected Commission members, professional and support staff, and hundreds of educators and administrators who volunteer their time to serve as professional peer reviewers each year, hundreds of schools around the globe are NEASC Accredited or Candidates for Accreditation. 

By promoting transformative approaches to teaching and learning, initiating and engaging in future-oriented forums, and continuing to expand the ACE Learning pathways, NEASC-CIE is diligently working to ensure that students around the world experience a high quality education and develop the understandings, aptitudes, dispositions, values, and competencies they need to become successful and responsible citizens of the world. 

*formerly called the Commission on American and International Schools Abroad (CAISA); new commission title approved in 2014

NEASC Overview

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) is an independent, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization which connects and serves over 1500 public, independent, and international schools in the US and worldwide. Founded in 1885, NEASC has been working to establish and maintain high standards for all levels of education longer than any other accreditation agency in the United States.