Empire State English is proud to be affiliated with leading educational organizations that set forth standards of excellence for teaching and instruction.
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
Empire State English is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period August 2016 through August 2020 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org.
Visit the CEA site for more information about accreditation standards and filing a complaint against a CEA-accredited institution.
New York State Education Department
Empire State English is licensed by the New York State Education Department.
EnglishUSA is the only organization in the United States that includes all types of intensive English programs (IEPs). It supports the professional development of IEP leaders and staff, upholds professional standards for IEPs, and increases the visibility of IEPs in the United States.
NAFSA Association of International Educators
NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange, working to advance policies and practices that ensure a more interconnected, peaceful world today and for generations to come.
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
For nearly 50 years, TESOL International Association has been bringing together educators, researchers, administrators, and students to advance the profession of teaching English to speakers of other languages. With more than 12,000 members representing 156 countries, and more than 100 worldwide affiliates, TESOL offers everyone involved in English language teaching and learning an opportunity to be part of a dynamic community, where professionals connect with and inspire each other to achieve the highest standards of excellence.
CIA (Culinary Institute of America)
The CIA is the world's premier culinary college. And ESE is proud to be affiliated with the CIA as their ESL provider.