Certification Documents

The current turn-around time is approximately 5-6 weeks.


Classrooms with teachersFirst 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.

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

*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

Teacher Requirements


Administrator Requirements

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