- The American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP) promotes ethical and professional standards for ESL programs and lobbies on behalf of ESL schools. AAIEP gives its seal of approval to qualified programs. Call (215) 895-5856.
- The Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET), a nonprofit organization, is the only national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education for accrediting intensive English programs. For information on the accrediting process, call (202) 955-1113.
- The National Association of Foreign Student Affairs (NAFSA) offers workshops, publications and an annual convention for ESL teachers. Call (202) 462-4811 or check the NAFSA Web site at http://www.nafsa.org
Frances Huffman, a freelance writer in Pacific Palisades, California, is a former senior writer for Entrepreneur.
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