FOR NAPTI ACCREDITATION
educational institution approved for certification must
submit the following:
EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY AND MISSION STATEMENT
A one-page explanation of the school's educational philosophy
and mission statement. The school's educational philosophy
and mission statement must hold to the belief, instruction
and practice of traditional Biblical values and basic
educational skills. These are central in helping a student
to learn respect for the qualities of life needed to attain
true success and be a productive citizen.
INTERNAL ACCREDITING STUDY REVIEW
Upon certification, the school is required to submit an
Internal Accrediting Study Questionnaire annually for
certification. The school must also maintain an updated
Accreditation Verification Binder, which was required
at the time of accreditation for review at any time.
EDUCATIONAL CERTIFICATION STATEMENT
A full explanation of required topics, which give credibility
to the school's program.
CONFIRMATION OF CREDIBILITY
Confirmation of Credibility is to be provided by each
school by sending required items of certification in a
Verification Binder, which validates the school's educational
credentials and certification.
CERTIFICATION STATEMENT REQUIREMENTS
The statement of educational institution status gives
the official name of the institution, its purpose, general
services and certification of its desire to meet the traditional,
basic state and national course guidelines for education
in the United States.
The statement of business status gives the name of the
institution, its business address, and where it is registered
in the state.
The statement of administration and staff gives the educational
qualifications and experience of the administrator and
staff of the school or institution. All administrators
and educational staff personnel must have been trained
and hold some certificate from an educational training
agency for their school to be considered for accreditation.
The statement of the educational program gives general
information concerning the school program and curriculum
used by that school.
The following items are to be submitted to confirm the
credibility of the school or institution applying for
A copy of the school’s letterhead.
A copy of the school’s registration documents
A copy of all certificates and diplomas of persons who
work with the institution.
A copy of the institution’s brochure and enrollment
A copy of the institutions educational program.
A copy of the school’s educational policies and
A copy of the school’s course requirements for
A list of items to be found in the institution’s
student cumulative folder.
A copy of graduated student’s high school transcript.
A copy of the High School Diploma issued by the school.
Photographs of the educational and office facilities.
Three letters of recommendation for certification.
A list of basic curriculums used by the school.
The Certification Committee must approve schools for certified
status. Only existing schools may be certified in the
first year of the application process. New schools may
apply for certification in their second year of operation.
For those schools in their first year of operation, it
is suggested that the school apply for Approved Member
status in the National Association of Private Theological
The certification of any member school is subject to review
and may be revoked at any time for any violation of confirmation.
consent is required by the Executive Board to change certification
requirements. Rules or organizational changes may be made
by a majority vote of the Executive Board.