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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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Reporting Requirements

I have upcoming reporting requirements due. Has CEA changed the reporting due dates?

In general, CEA has not changed reporting due dates. If you have concerns about being able to respond by the established deadline, or if you have questions about how to account for COVID-19-related changes to operations or delivery of your program in your response, please contact Masha Vassilieva, Director of Compliance, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

What will happen if I can’t collect data or provide evidence of implementation as a result of temporary changes to delivery of my program?

CEA expects sites to file on time, but will consider extension requests on a case-by-case basis. In cases where more time is needed to collect data or evidence of implementation related to regular operations on site, the reporting requirement will be reissued with a new deadline. Please contact Masha Vassilieva, Director of Compliance, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions you have about responding to reporting requirements.

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