Article 6 of the ACPE Bylaws establish that the Accreditation Commission is established as a standing commission of the Board of Directors.
The duties and authority of the Accreditation Commission is established and governed by the Board of Directors. Commission procedures, specifically regarding decisions about the accreditation of centers and programs, require approval by the Board. The Commission shall make timely reports to the full Board regarding their actions and decisions. The Commission may also make recommendations to the Board for action.