Membership Benefits

Detailed Member Benefits

Key Benefits provided through Annual Membership

ACSI Career Center
ACSI Career Center

The ACSI Career Center is an excellent place for schools to find qualified candidates (and for teachers to find work). Each U.S. member school receives five free 60-day job postings ($995 value), and each international (non-U.S.) school receives eight free 270-day postings ($6392 value).

ACSI Career Center

Find a School Directory

Drive prospective students to your school from our website. Users enter the zip code and all ACSI member schools in that area populate the search results. It's a great way to market your school.

Find a School - Directory Listing and Search

Consultation with Education Leaders in Your Area

As an ACSI member school, consulting with an expert on day-to-day educational challenges is as easy as making a phone call. Every member school is part of an ACSI Division. Each Division is staffed by education professionals knowledgeable about issues specific to your area. These staff members are also available during professional development and training events. Learn more about your Division at one of the links below.

Peer-to-Peer Networking / Community

The ACSI Community provides an excellent opportunity for Christian school leaders and educators to network virtually. Connect with others facing similar challenges to share ideas and practical solutions with one another.


Public Policy & Legal Affairs

ACSI's Department of Public Policy & Legal Affairs tracks issues and laws that affect Christian schools and provides consultation and resources, including a Legislative Update magazine published three times per year. Past issues are available online for all member schools and their staff. ACSI can connect schools with its network of attorneys who specialize in religious liberty and Christian school matters. For an additional fee, members can subscribe to ACSI's Legal Defense Reimbursement Program which provides up to $35,000 in reimbursement of attorney fees and litigation costs for certain types of employee or student legal claims or lawsuits.

Public Policy & Legal Affairs
Relevant Communication

As an ACSI member, you will receive relevant communication through our monthly e-newsletters, "Member Insider," and the Early Education newsletter for schools with Early Education programs. These newsletters provide valuable information about best practices and professional development opportunities. You will also receive communications from ACSI's President about items that impact the association and periodic communication regarding research and recognition. You can subscribe to additional e-newsletters at

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School Accreditation

Validate your school's quality and verify that your staff are striving for excellence. ACSI accreditation enables your staff to evaluate your school or program in light of your unique educational mission. The process addresses both the spiritual aspects of the organization and the educational quality and integrity of the school. Take a bold step today and start the process today!

School Accreditation

Teacher Certification

If you're a Christian educator seeking to further establish your professional credibility, we invite you to explore ACSI certification. ACSI certification is available to qualified teachers, directors, and administrators of all nations. ACSI offers certification from early education (birth through pre-K) through grade 12 teachers.

Teacher Certification

Early Education

Cultivate your growth as a professional in the field of early education. Collaborate and connect with the ACSI Early Education team and other early educators through conferences, webinars, and on-site training designed specifically for you! Many Early Education benefits are included with your ACSI membership.

Free Early Education Resources

All Early Education Resources & Events

Cutting-Edge Curriculum

ACSI's Purposeful Design Publications is committed to the ministry of Christian school education. PDP helps educators and schools worldwide prepare students for life through biblically sound materials. Members can take advantage of free reviews of Purposeful Design student textbooks. Contact your Educational Resource Consultant to learn more about reviewing our textbooks.

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Student Leadership & Learning

ACSI Student Leadership & Learning encourages and inspires students toward excellence in leadership, communication, and performance by enhancing member schools' academic and fine arts programs. It provides an opportunity for students to develop and apply skills necessary for confident Christian leadership. Each activity impacts students' educational and spiritual growth, encouraging them to be a testimony to the beauty of our creative God.

Student Leadership & Learning

Strategic Partnership Program

ACSI Strategic Partners includes companies, organizations, and ministries who have been carefully chosen to benefit our members in accomplishing your life-changing mission. We encourage our members to contact our partners to learn more about the services they provide.

Strategic Partner Program

Global Awareness and Presence

ACSI is a global family of Christ-followers with one goal in mind: to prepare students academically and inspire them to become devoted followers of Jesus Christ. ACSI members have the joy of knowing that all around the world, Christian school colleagues carry out the same mission.

Global Offices & Leadership