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Dr. Barbara Long to present at the CAATE Accreditation Conference – Register Today!

Feasibility: Using Research to Make Your Case Many program faculty have experienced frustration as part of the process of presenting requests to their institutional administrators.  Dr. Barbara Long, Associate Professor of Health and Human Sciences, and Division Head for Professional Studies at Bridgewater College, will be presenting at the 2016 CAATE Accreditation Conference on how to […]



Dr. Bonnie Van Lunen to present at the CAATE Accreditation Conference – Register Today!

Employability of ATs with the DAT degree With the transition of the professional degree to the masters level, many post-professional programs are considering the transition to a DAT degree, and many professional program administrators are seeking information to provide to their graduates about their post-graduation placement options.  Dr. Bonnie Van Lunen, Professor and Chair of […]



Dr. Lou Fincher and Dr. Toni Torres-McGehee to present at CAATE Accreditation Conference – Register Today!

Moving the AT Program to Align with Other Health Science Programs If your AT program is considering a change of college/division/school to align with other health science programs then consider attending year’s CAATE Accreditation Conference!  Dr. Lou Fincher, Dean of the School of Health Sciences at Emory & Henry College, and Dr. Toni Torres-McGehee, Graduate […]



2016 CAATE ELECTIONS – ADMINISTRATOR MEMBER VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) is pleased to announce selection for the following vacancy: One(1) seat on the CAATE Commission for an Administrative Member. Term begins at the Summer/Fall meeting of 2017. The elected person will begin attending meetings in a non-voting capacity starting with the Spring 2017 meeting February 24-25, 2017. […]



2016 CAATE ELECTIONS – MULTIPLE COMMISSIONER VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT

Commissioner Vacancies The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) is pleased to announce the following vacancies and seeks outstanding nominees for each of these elected positions. Self-nomination by qualified candidates is strongly encouraged: • One (1) Athletic Trainer Commissioner on the CAATE Commission with expertise in Professional Athletic Training Programs. Term begins at […]



DR. DAVID H. PERRIN TO GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE CAATE ACCREDITATION CONFERENCE

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education is pleased to announce that Dr. David H. Perrin will be the keynote speaker at the 2016 CAATE Accreditation Conference.  Dr. Perrin’s many accomplishments are detailed below, and the title of his keynote address is: “Higher Education Landscape: Implications for Athletic Training Education Programs and Faculty”. If you […]



Early Registration for the Accreditation Conference Ends Soon!

October 21-23, 2016 – Tampa, FL Hilton Tampa Downtown The 2016 CAATE Accreditation Conference will be held October 21-23, 2016 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown in Tampa, Florida. Last year’s event was once again sold out so early registration is encouraged to secure your spot.  Early registration closes on August 31, 2016. What to expect this year: […]



ONE WEEK REMAINING TO COMMENT ON PROPOSED CURRICULAR CONTENT STANDARDS

There is one week remaining to complete the open comment survey for the proposed curricular content standards. The curricular content revision uses an open process through a collaborative partnership that includes representatives from the NATA, BOC and the CAATE. The curricular content standards are an ongoing work in progress and the draft proposal currently open […]



ANNUAL ACCREDITATION FEE INVOICES HAVE BEEN SENT

All annual accreditation fee invoices have been sent via email to all accredited programs’ Program Directors.  Please check all available email boxes, and ensure that the email: CAATE<quickbooks-email@intuit.com> is accepted by your University/Organization.  Programs can access their annual accreditation fee structure by clicking on the links below. If your fees are paid by another party, […]



UPDATED ANNOUNCEMENT ON CURRICULAR CONTENT STANDARDS OPEN COMMENT

The CAATE is familiar with an on-line petition dated July 19th regarding the future of athletic training and AT education. As the curricular content standards for professional programs are being updated, public comment is a planned part of the development process. We welcome discussion and feedback on this very important topic and appreciate that the […]