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Description of DEAC

In this video former Executive Director of the Distance Education and Training Council, Mr. Michael Lambert, gives a quick tour of the DEAC offices in Washington D.C. and shares some personal insight into the history of the Accrediting Commission.


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Ask Before You Decide: Accreditation Matters – A New Brochure Available from CHEA

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CHEA, in cooperation with national and programmatic accrediting organizations, has developed a new, consumer-friendly brochure to help students, prospective students, parents and the public to understand the value of accreditation and the importance of knowing accredited status before making any decisions on whether to attend an institution or program.

This 6-page brochure was developed by CHEA and accrediting organizations including:

  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • The American Physical Therapy Association.
  • The American Psychological Association.
  • The Distance Education and Training Council.
  • The Teacher Education Accreditation Council.

Click here to download Ask Before You Decide: Accreditation Matters, which answers important questions including: What is accreditation? How does accreditation help me to make informed decisions? What questions do accreditors think I need to ask to make smart choices?