Standards & Guidelines

for Chemistry Education

From classroom safety resources to guidelines for teaching middle and high school chemistry and approvals of baccalaureate chemistry programs, ACS supports excellence in chemistry education at every level.

Middle & High School Guidelines

ACS's updated and expanded guidelines for teaching middle and high school chemistry.

Two-Year College Guidelines

Comprehensive guidelines for two-year programs in chemistry or chemistry-based technology.

ACS Approval Program

Providing guidelines for the approval of chemistry programs at four-year colleges.

ACS Recognition of Global Programs

Promoting excellence in undergraduate chemistry education for institutions outside the United States.

ACS Policy Statements on Science Education

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Respect