The Certificate of Progress Program is a highly structured Christian Leadership educational program of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. The program is designed to produce qualified church leaders that are qualified to lead church members of the NBC USA, Inc. in and beyond the 21st century. The Sunday School Publishing Board provides the programs of study that supports the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. The Division of Christian Education and Accreditation and Credentials (DCEAC) provides direction and oversight of all Christian Leadership Schools (CLS). COPP program courses are taught at CLS.