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    Leading by Advancing Standards

    CEA’s mission is to promote excellence in the field of English language teaching and administration, as well as to protect the interests of students, through accreditation of English language programs and institutions worldwide. CEA achieves its mission by advancing widely-held standards to foster continuous program development through a rigorous process of regular self-assessment and peer evaluation.

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CEA December 2009 Meeting

October, 2009, marked the 10th anniversary of CEA’s incorporation as an independent organization for the accreditation of English language programs and institutions.  As of the end of 2009, the Commission has accredited 80 programs and institutions, of which three are outside the US.  Interest in CEA accreditation continues to grow with over 35 new applicants (13 of which are outside the U.S.) currently at some stage of the pre-accreditation process. 

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