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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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Is CEA conducting site visits?      

Yes, CEA is conducting virtual reviews as the first part of a 2-part Hybrid Site Visit. A follow-up in-person visit is required within a year of the accreditation decision.

What should I do if I have questions about an upcoming site visit?

Site visit scheduling is handled by the Accreditation Review Manager, Melissa Van De Wege. If you have unanswered questions about an upcoming visit, please contact Melissa directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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