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Accreditation is the means of self-regulation and peer review adopted by the educational community. The accrediting process is intended to strengthen and sustain the quality and integrity of higher education by making it worthy of public confidence. Accredited institutions are expected to demonstrate the highest professional and ethical standards.
SUNY Alfred State College – All of SASL’s academic courses are offered through SUNY Alfred (New York State) which is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Non-Alfred State College students can apply to transfer course credits to their home institution by requesting a SUNY Alfred transcript.
The EDUITALIA Association brings together universities and schools based in Italy. It welcomes foreign students and researchers, and collaborates actively with the institutions. Its objective is to promote Italian school and university courses and to boost the number of foreign students taking part in them.
The Association of Schools of Italian as a Second Language (ASILS), with member schools well-represented in the various regions of Italy, is designed to guarantee the quality of instruction and professional level of services offered to students.
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational foundation that preserves the Italian American heritage and culture; promotes and inspires a positive image and legacy of Italian Americans; and strengthens and empowers ties between the United States and Italy.
NIAF is the leading organization serving the Italian American community and has educational and youth programs including scholarships, grants, internships, heritage travel, and mentoring. NIAF is also the voice for Italian Americans in Washington, D.C. and works closely with the Italian American Congressional Delegation and the White House to advance United States – Italy business, political and cultural relations.
As a membership-based organization, NIAF is proud to have over 8,000 active members across the United State and around the world.
To learn more and become a member, please visit www.niaf.org
The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) is the largest and oldest national organization for men and women of Italian heritage in the United States.
NAFSA - Association of International Educators
The American Association of Teachers of Italian was founded in 1924 to promote the study of Italian language, literature, and culture in schools, colleges and universities in North America. It has approximately 1500 members worldwide.
University for Foreigners of Perugia as Authorised Exam Centre for CELI exam - Certificato di Lingua Italiana, and for DILS exam - Certificazione in "Didattica dell’Italiano Lingua Straniera" (knowledge and skills that a teacher of Italian for foreigners should have). The CELI exam conforms with the European standards set by ALTE - Association of Language Testers in Europe - and by the Council of Europe.
University for Foreigners of Siena as an Authorized Exam Center for DITALS (The Certificate for Teachers of Italian as a foreign language).
Forum on Education Abroad