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links to accrediting organizations and guidelines for the certification of competency, authority or credibility of Seventh-day Adventist schools, colleges, universities or other educational programs


  • Adventist Resource
    1980-1985 Five Years of Change in SDA Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This report from the JAE special 1985 General Conference issue introduces the division educational leaders, presents enrollment statistics, accreditation issues, the current education situation of institutions, and headquarters organization and planning.

  • Adventist Resource
    Accreditation Protocol Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Watch a 2009 presentation to NAD school principals on accreditation protocol. The total length is about 2.5 hours, broken into eleven segments: Part 1, Part...

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    Adventist Post-Secondary Institutions Accreditation Status Tertiary-Lifelong
    This list identifies by institution and country all post-secondary institutions recognized and accredited by the Seventh-day Adventist church, along with the year each institution was first accredited and when current accreditation expires.

  • Christian Resource
    American Association of Christian Schools - AACS Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Established in 1972, the American Association of Christian Schools is one of the leading Christian school organizations in the country, as well as the oldest national voice for Christian school education. AACS provides over thirty programs and services to...

  • Adventist Resource
    How to Plan for an Accreditation Visit from the Adventist Accrediting Association Tertiary
    Preparing for a higher education accreditation visit can seem daunting. This detailed description of the committees, tasks and timelines from the Washington Adventist University faculty member designated as their AAA self-study chair includes tips to make...

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    JAE Editorial: Church Accreditation, Relevant or Unnecessary? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Does Adventist accreditation have a valid place in the changing educational environment? Andrea Luxton believes that the new face of Adventist higher education gives our church's accreditation process even more immediacy and relevance. Articles included in...

  • Christian Resource
    SECULAR?National Council for Private School Accreditation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Visit NCPSA's website for more information about this consortium of accrediting associations for the recognition of private schools in the USA. The North American Division of SDAs was a founding member of the NCPSA.

  • Adventist Resource
    SSD Orientation for Adventist Accreditation Association Visit Grade 9-Grade 12
    This Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD) document is for presentation to the Secondary School faculty and board just before a visit from the Adventist Accreditation Association (AAA). It provides background information on the AAA as well as preparations required...

  • Adventist Resource
    Substantial Change in Program Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Download the NAD Policy for Schools Substantially Changing Educational Program during a voted accreditation term.

  • Adventist Resource
    The Future of Adventist Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the challenges facing Adventist education in the US and offers three conditions that are required: it must be authentically Adventist, of high quality, and adequately supported. It then explores seven options: liquidation, consolidation,...

  • Adventist Resource
    The Purpose and Function of the Adventist Accrediting Association Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article addresses the following questions: "What assurance can a student, parent, or employer have that an Adventist school provides quality education? How is quality defined, and by whom? Does the work of the Adventist Accrediting Association duplicate...

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    You Can't Tell a School By Its Name Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue asks what causes so many colleges and universities that began as Christian institutions to lose their identity. A survey of some possible practical, emotional, and philosophical contributing factors...

  • Adventist Resource
    ​Building a Working Relationship Between Institutional Boards and Accrediting and Chartering Authorities Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Ultimately, boards must develop strong negotiating skills based on the purpose and mission of their institution, and use a Christian ethical stance when engaging with these agencies and organizations. A healthy prayer life, team spirit, and ongoing orientation...