The current turn-around time is approximately 5-6 weeks.
First Year K–12 faculty and administrators have a grace period for the first school year they are hired. Please check with your administrator before applying for certification. Early Education certification with ACSI is not a requirement for accreditation.
- ACSI Online Certification Application
(Credit Card payments only)
- ACSI Printable Certification Application
(Check or Money Order only)
Certification Application Fee: $75
Beginning September 1, 2018, ACSI will require official transcripts for all initial applicants and any newly submitted coursework for individuals renewing.
Christian Philosophy of Education (CPoE) Checklist
- Current CPoE Checklist
- CPoE Alternative Model (This redirects to the FAQ page with information regarding the Alternative Model CPoE at the bottom, including a link for applying for the Alternative Model CPoE.)
- Previous Christian Philososphy of Education Checklist* (no longer accepted after 9/1/18)
*This philosophy checklist, as well as the ACSI Truth Project Philosophy Option completed through an ACSI approved site facilitator, will be accepted until September 1, 2018. Older philosophy checklists which include series by Dr. Jack Layman or Dr. Ollie Gibbs are no longer accepted.
Equivalency Report Provider List
Early Education Requirements
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