NISL - The National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) Partners with ACE to Offer Transfer Credits for the NISL Program

News | July 27, 2021

Emily Hanka
Content Coordinator

NISL Graduates Can Transfer into Ed.D. Programs

INDIANAPOLIS — American College of Education (ACE) and NCEE announce a partnership that enables National Institute of School Leadership (NISL) program graduates to seamlessly transition into select ACE programs. Under the partnership, NISL graduates and NCEE employees are eligible for reduced tuition via an ACE partnership grant.

Completers of the NISL program are eligible to receive up to nine graduate credits toward an ACE doctoral program. NISL graduates can pursue Educational Leadership or a General Track as a Focus on Study in an Ed.D. Program.

To learn more about the partnership between ACE and NISL, visit

About American College of Education

ACE is an accredited, completely online college specializing in affordable programs in education, leadership, healthcare and nursing. Headquartered in Indianapolis, ACE offers more than 70 innovative and engaging programs for adult students to pursue a doctorate, master’s or bachelor’s degree, along with micro-credentials and graduate-level certificate programs. In addition to being a leader in online education, ACE is a Certified B Corporation. Certified B Corporations are leaders of a global movement to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

About NCEE and NISL

The National Center on Education and the Economy’s (NCEE) NISL program, formerly known as the Executive Development Program (EDP) is the most widely used research-proven professional learning program for school leaders in the country. It prepares school leaders to create and lead high-performance organizations, improve instruction, leverage data-driven decision making, improve student and school culture, and focus on equity.

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