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The NEASC Commission on International  Education (NEASC-CIE) evaluates, accredits, and supports international educational institutions and programs from early childhood through secondary school in accordance with standards of best educational practice. NEASC-CIE leads educational discourse and action, is a catalyst for innovation, and advocates for ethical conduct in education.


  • aspires to be the leading accreditor of international Pre-School–12 international educational institutions and programs
  • develops Standards and Indicators that are aligned with best educational practice and validated by research
  • supports member institutions committed to self-reflection, critical review, and continuous improvement
  • promotes transformative approaches to teaching and learning
  • models its Mission by inviting peer review and externally moderated evaluation
  • initiates and participates in future-oriented educational forums and discussions
  • develops joint projects, accreditation protocols, and services in collaboration with other NEASC Commissions