ANSAA is a member of the National Federation of Nonpublic School State Accrediting Association (NFNSSAA). NFNSSAA is an organization of state accrediting associations that serves nonpublic schools throughout the United States. NFNSSAA was founded in 1984 as a non-profit, federally tax-exempt organization. Membership in NFNSAA is determined by a set of accreditation standards and member criteria. The mission of NFNSSAA is to ensure that state nonpublic school accrediting associations are focused on enhancing the quality of education through accountability, educational standards, and membership criteria. To learn more about NFNSSAA visit their website at www.nfnssaa.com.
The Council for American Private Education (CAPE) is a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates serving private elementary and secondary schools. There are over 33,000 private schools in America; in fact, one in four of the nation’s schools is a private school. More than five million students attend them. CAPE member organizations represent more than 80 percent of private school enrollment nationwide. To learn more about CAPE visit their website at http://www.capenet.org
Other Educational Links: Arkansas Department of Education -- www.arkansased.gov