A) Individual Member-any industry professional who owns or works for a member organization. B) Organization Membership-is open to any educational or behavioral health organization. C) Associate Membership-is open to policymaker, industry specific organization, professional, or parent advocacy group. D) Affiliate Membership-is open to any corporation that is concerned with providing services and resources to member organizations.
Each member category must:
a. Not openly oppose GAACS beliefs and statement of faith; b. Adhere to a nondiscrimination policy; c. Pay an annual fee or lifetime membership; and d. Is a pre-requisite to application for accreditation or participation in GAACS services.
Green Apple Accreditation of Children's Services (GAACS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, creed, disability, or national origin in the administration of its programs. GAACS is an independent, nationally recognized accrediting agency that accredits schools and children's behavioral health programs. International Green Apple Accreditation (IGAA)is the international accrediting agency and sister organization ofGAACS. IGAA and GAACS are not affiliated with any other accrediting agency.