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Self-Study - 20/20 Process

NEASC-CIS has developed materials to guide schools through the accreditation process.

Manual for School Evaluation

The Manual for School Evaluation is the tool for self-study preparation.

  • View the online Manual to browse by section
  • Download the complete 20/20 Manual for School Evaluation (pdf)
  • ​Use the order form to request a printed copy

Self-Study Workshops and Materials

The Self-Study Workshop Materials Book (pdf) is used at the Self-Study workshops.

View the Self-Study Workshop Presentation (ppt)

To browse upcoming workshop dates/locations, please visit our Events page

Self-Study Overview

The Self-Study Overview is an abbreviated collection of documents including:

  • Phases of Accreditation (pdf)
  • Standards and Indicators (pdf)
  • Catholic Standards and Indicators (pdf)
  • Islamic Standards and Indicators​ (pdf)
  • Guidelines for the Self Study (pdf)

Self-Study / Accreditation Portal

Member schools now utilize NEASC's online accreditation portal to input their Self-Reflection/Self-Study reports.

To get started, read the Portal instructions for Writing the Self-Study (pdf)

To access the portal, go to: www.accportal.org/cis

  • Your login credentials will be emailed to you
  • For questions regarding your login or using the portal, please contact cis@neasc.org



Attend a Self-Study Workshop

This one-day workshop is designed to assist Self-Study Coordinators, Principals, Heads of School, and Steering Committee Members. Attendance should be scheduled prior to or immediately following a presentation or in-service to the entire faculty by Commission staff.