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National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)

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CNEAThe NLN’s accreditation services, represented by the NLN Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA), promotes excellence and integrity in nursing education globally through an accreditation process that respects the diversity of program mission, curricula, students, and faculty; emphasizes a culture of continuous quality improvement; and influences the preparation of a caring and competent nursing workforce. CNEA carries out its accreditation activities guided by the National League for Nursing’s core values – caring, diversity, integrity, and excellence – as applied to the accreditation process.


Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, Executive Director; 202-909-2487

Betsy Frank, RN, PhD, ANEF, Associate Director; 202-909-2542

Lusetha Rolle, MBA, PMP, CSM, Manager of Accreditation Services; 202-909-2526

Naomi Schultheis, Administrative Coordinator; 202-909-2543
Lesleyan Jackson, MSA, Special Projects Coordinator; 202-909-2538