Professional Associations

IELP Accreditation

 "CEA’s mission is to promote excellence in the field of English language  teaching and administration, as well as to protect the interests of students,  through accreditation of English language programs and institutions  worldwide. CEA achieves its mission by advancing widely-held standards to  foster continuous program development through a rigorous process of regular self-assessment and peer-evaluation."

IELP membership in professional associations


"UCIEP is an independent consortium of university and college-administered intensive English programs in the United States. Founded in 1967, UCIEP's purpose is to advance professional standards and quality instruction in intensive English programs at universities and colleges in the United States. Our member programs are committed to the consortium's effort to ensure that students receive the highest quality intensive English instruction from trained, professional teachers."

"...EnglishUSA is the only organization in the United States that includes all types of intensive English programs (IEPs). With a membership of over 400 accredited IEPs, we are the largest membership organization specifically serving and supporting IEPs in the United States. We support the professional development of IEP leaders and staff, uphold professional standards for IEPs, and increase the visibility of IEPs in the United States."