Frequently Asked Questions (Mid-America Region)
Where Can I Find Information About Certification?
Certification of administrators and faculty is an important component in the accreditation of schools. The purpose of the ACSI certification program is to provide qualified Christian school educators with professional credentials.
- K-12 Certification Process
- Certification Documents
- Certification Review: Allows individuals to track their certification status.
How Can My School Become a CEU Approved Provider?
You're probably already providing professional development for your faculty. Did you know that as an accredited school you can become an ACSI CEU Approved Provider at no cost to your school? Why not give your staff CEU credit that can be used toward their ACSI Certification, for the professional development provided at your school?
Follow these steps to become an approved provider:
- Complete the ACSI Continuing Education Provider Application (to be used for both initial and renewal).
- Send no money—the fee is waived for ACSI accredited schools.
- Renew your provider status every five years.
Once your school becomes an approved provider:
- Each program/activity must be submitted for approval at the CEU Provider site or in ConNEXUS before individuals can take the course.
- Learn how to submit activities for CEU approval prior to the activity and how to upload attendance after the activity, view Online Automated CEU Process.
- More information can be found at the Continuing Education Units site.
How Can I Be Considered to Serve on a Visiting Team?
With input from the regional office, the chairperson of a team visit is responsible for choosing his/her team members. Individuals are placed according to experience and specializations needed (e.g. curriculum, early ed, etc.) as well as geographical location. Team members will be awarded 2 ACSI CEUs per team visit.
Qualifications of a Team Member: Proficient verbal and questioning skills; ability to analyze and evaluate information; writes well; proficient in their field of instruction and are insightful to be able to detect deficiencies; proficient in executing responsibilities and in cooperating with others; reasonable understanding of the ACSI accreditation process and rationale. Submission of names does not guarantee placement.
If you are part of an ACSI Accredited school, or a school in candidacy, and would like to be considered for a team, please contact the Mid-America Accreditation Representative.
The Mid-America Accreditation team, 7431 E State St #109, Rockford, IL 61108, serves schools in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Contact a Mid-America Accreditation representative.