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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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What is the status of the Reviewer Training Workshop? 

CEA is modifying the Reviewer Training Workshop to be delivered virtually. Accepted candidates will be invited to participate in the virtual Reviewer Training Workshop. For information about becoming a reviewer, please see https://cea-accredit.org/reviewers/become-a-reviewer.

What is the status of the Accreditation Workshop? 

Staff is delivering the Accreditation Workshop in a virtual format. Workshop dates are published on the CEA website at https://cea-accredit.org/accreditation/workshops. If you have questions about how workshop attendance may affect your accreditation or reaccreditation timeline, please contact Rachel Herman, Accreditation Process and Technology Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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