Public Notices and Announcements

Stay informed!  ACEND® is committed to effectively communicating with all our constituents. We adhere to principles of transparency and in this section regularly post information regarding accreditation processes, policies, and standards, and requirements, as well as recent accreditation decisions.

As an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, ACEND notifies the public, government agencies including the USDE, and other constituents of names of programs under consideration and the final accreditation decisions. We also seek public comment on programmatic and administrative decisions, proposals, and policies. A list of recent announcements follows:

Check back regularly for Monthly Standards Updates and other news.  Join us for the monthly Virtual Town Hall Meetings.


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