NEASC is the United States regional accreditation association providing educational accreditation for all levels of education, from pre-kindergarten to the doctoral level, in the six-state New England region. Founded in 1885, it is the oldest of the regional accreditors in the United States.
The Commission on International Education (CIE) is the overseas accrediting arm of the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc. located in Burlington, MA, USA. It is headed by CIE Director, Peter C. Mott, and CIE Chair, Christine McGrath, Director of Operations, Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Also, consists of 14 members who serve CIE by gathering four times a year to review visiting team reports for continued and initial accreditation, along with progress reports, five year-reports, special reports and preliminary and preparatory reports. All reports that affect our candidate and accredited schools go before the commission for their input, discussion and decision.