OPEN COMMENT ON THE PROPOSED TIMELINE AND STANDARD FOR TRANSITION TO THE MASTERS DEGREE

As announced on May 20, 2015 the Strategic Alliance has determined that the professional degree for athletic training will be at the master’s level. The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) welcomes comments from its stakeholders on the proposed Standards language and timeline to implement this change. Modifications to Standard 2 (underlined below), […]



CAATE SUMMER 2015 INSIGHT NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE

The most up-to-date information from the CAATE is now at your fingertips. The objective of the CAATE newsletter is to keep all CAATE program and institutional administrators informed on accreditation deadlines, concerns, and activities. Featured in the Summer 2015 Issue: Professional Degree Transition Annual Reports now Open Open Comment for Timeline for Professional Degree Transition […]



Official Announcement from the AT Strategic Alliance Regarding the Professional Degree

The AT Strategic Alliance convened this past weekend and came to a decision about the athletic training degree. Read the official statement.  Strategic Alliance Degree Announcement CAATE



CAATE SPRING 2015 INSIGHT NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE

The most up-to-date information from the CAATE is now at your fingertips. The objective of the CAATE newsletter is to keep all CAATE program and institutional administrators informed on accreditation deadlines, concerns, and activities. The Spring 2015 edition of the CAATE Insight Newsletter can be accessed here.



Open Comment on the appropriate level for the professional degree in Athletic Training

During the course of the last year, the CAATE heard from many of you both formally and informally at district meetings and other gatherings about the future of athletic training education. The CAATE has made a practice of seeking comments from its stakeholders and the public for decisions that impact athletic training education programs. Collecting […]



Time is Running out to nominate candidates for the Bob and 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 […]



CAATE Winter 2014 Insight Newsletter Available

Now that the Holidays are over, take a moment to read the most up-to-date information from the CAATE.  The objective of the CAATE newsletters is to keep all CAATE program and institutional administrators informed on accreditation deadlines, concerns, and activities.  The winter edition of the CAATE Insight Newsletter can be accessed here.  Winter Newsletter Announcement  […]



CAATE Achieves CHEA Recognition

At the September 29-30, 2014 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) granted Recognition to the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).   The Council for Higher Education Accreditation is a national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation. CHEA is an association […]



New Commissioner Announced: Welcome Valerie Herzog

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education is pleased to announce the results from the commissioner election earlier this month. The CAATE offers a warm welcome to Commissioner-Elect Valerie Herzog, EdD, ATC. Dr. Herzog will fill the seat of departing Commissioner Paula Maxwell, PhD, ATC in the summer of 2015. Education & Experience Dr. Herzog […]



CAATE Extends Hours to Assist Programs with Annual Report

The deadline for annual report submission is rapidly approaching, (October 15th) and the CAATE is eager to make every effort to support you during this process. We are pleased to be able to offer our programs extended support availability in the week leading up to the submission deadline. From Wednesday, October 8th until Tuesday, October 14th […]