National Commission for the Accreditation of Special Education Services

NCASES verifies and promotes excellence in special education services through an accreditation process

NCASES Application

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NCASES Application

NCASES Application

NCASES application fee for accreditation is $250 and is non-refundable


Date: _______________________



Telephone Number: __________________ Fax Number: ___________________________

President/ CEO of Corporate/ Parent Agency (if applicable):_____________________________

CEO/ Executive Director of Applying Agency: ______________________________________

Contact Person if not CEO/ Executive Director:_____________________________________

Email of Contact Person: _______________________ Year Agency Established:___________

Does Your Agency have State Licensure /State Approval? Yes _____ No_____

Special Needs Served:______________________________________________________

Other Approvals or Accreditations: _____________________________________________

Age of Population Served: ___________________________________________________

Number of Students Served:__________________________________________________

How Many Staff are Employed by Your Agency?:____________________________________

Is your agency a Non Profit or a For Profit? ________________________________________

___ Check if requesting an integrated accreditation – NCASES & Council on Accreditation.

Accreditation Services Offered:

     A. Special Education in Residential Settings                                 $4,000
     B. Special Education Programs not in Residential Settings     $2,500

Applying For – please circle selection:           A.           B.


Signature: _________________________________________________

Date: _________________


Please mail application with payment to:

Sherry L. Kolbe
601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 900 - South Building
Washington, DC 20004


NCASES-COA Integrated Accreditation

When applying for NCASES-COA Integrated Accreditation, you will need to contact COA directly. NCASES does send a memo stating that you requested an integrated accreditation, but you will need to make accreditation arrangements directly through them. Then NCASES and COA will coordinate your joint visit schedule.

COA Contact Information
120 Wall Street. 11th Floor
New York, NY 10005
866-COA-8088 Toll Free
212-797-1428 Fax Web Site

If you have any questions - please contact Sherry L. Kolbe at 202.434.8225

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