Category: Archived Posts

Call For Nominations for the Bob & Lynn Caruthers Service Award

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) invites and encourages peer and self-nomination(s) of individuals for the Bob and Lynn Caruthers Service Award. This award will be given to an individual that demonstrates the character and performance traits Bob and Lynn Caruthers displayed in their respective careers. Both Bob and Lynn demonstrated significant […]



OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION REGARDING UPCOMING REVIEW AND ACTIONS RELATED TO PROFESSIONAL STANDARD 11

The U.S. Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the public have all voiced recent concerns with consumer protection and assurance of quality outcomes in higher education, and the transparent reporting of those outcomes by institutions and accreditors. As such, the CAATE is accountable to ensure that the […]



Congratulations

Congratulations to all three CAATE Commissioners who will be honored at the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Baltimore, MD.  Mark Merrick, Eric Sauers, and Mark Laursen were selected as recipients of the NATA’s Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award for 2016. The Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment […]



DON’T FORGET TO CLICK SUBMIT

Attention Program Directors: If you have had a rejoinder or progress report due recently, please check to ensure that you have submitted your response following the signature phase.  Once the email notification is received that the signature phase has been completed, the Program Director will need to login to eAccreditation to submit the response for […]



MODIFICATIONS TO SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE OF DEGREE SUBMISSION PROCEDURE AND TIMELINE

Professional Programs transitioning from a baccalaureate to a master’s degree OR Post-Professional Programs from a master’s to a doctoral degree that are not on probation and in mid-cycle for accreditation may apply for a change in the level of the degree through this Substantive Change Request. The Notification of Intent form must be uploaded to […]



Standard for Athletic Training Degree and Implementation Timeline

As announced on May 20, 2015, the Strategic Alliance (BOC, CAATE, NATA and NATA Foundation) has determined that the professional degree for Athletic Training be at the master’s degree.  Following this announcement, the CAATE Standards Committee drafted a proposal for the wording of the new standard as well as the timeline for implementation of the […]