UPDATES TO STANDARDS: PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS 28 & 29

At their September meeting, the Commission approved the following changes and additions to the Standards. The implementation timeline for change is listed beneath the explanation. Questions about these changes can be directed to support@caate.net. Professional Program Standards 28 and 29: The Standards Committee reviewed these Standards based on recommendation from the Review Committee Chair. The […]



UPDATE ON OPERATIONAL STANDARDS AND CURRICULAR CONTENT STANDARDS DRAFTS

The CAATE extends its appreciation for all who provided comment on the operational standards draft for professional programs that was available for open comment from May 1 – July 1, 2016, and curricular content standards draft for professional programs that was available for open comment from June 1- August 15, 2016. The Standards Committee, through […]



IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PROGRAMS ON PROBATION FOR STANDARD 11

The CAATE has received many questions regarding the process of withdrawal following the February 2016 accreditation actions that placed professional programs non-compliant with Standard 11 on Probation. Prior to that meeting, the Commission released the plan of action for non-compliant programs that included an algorithm to assist programs with future planning regarding compliance with Standard 11. […]



WELCOME DR. CHRISTOPHER INGERSOLL

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) is pleased to welcome Christopher Ingersoll, PhD, AT, ATC, FACSM, FNATA, FASAHP as the newly selected Administrator Member Commissioner-elect. Dr. Ingersoll will assume the seat of Dr. Gregory Frazer at the conclusion of his term in the Fall of 2017. Dr. Ingersoll is the Dean of […]



CAATE FALL 2016 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 activities, deadlines, concerns, and other information that is pertinent to our stakeholders. The CAATE newsletter can be accessed HERE. To download a copy of the […]



CAATE OFFICE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

The CAATE Office will close at noon EST on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 and will remain closed for the remainder of the week.  The office will resume normal business hours at 9:00 a.m. EST on Monday, November 28, 2016.  The Commission and CAATE office staff wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.



NEW SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE OF DEGREE TIMELINES AVAILABLE

Many CAATE accredited degree programs indicated in the 2015-2016 Annual Report that they intended to transition their degree within the next two years.  In an effort to better serve our stakeholders the CAATE office has revised the substantive change of degree submission timeline for 2017 to increase the availability of submission and review of materials. […]



IT IS ELECTION DAY! DON’T FORGET TO VOTE IN THE CAATE COMMISSIONER ELECTIONS!

The CAATE would like to remind its programs that voting is open for two new Commissioners to fill the seats of departing Commissioners Ray Castle, PhD, ATC (professional program) and Chad Starkey, PhD, ATC, FNATA (post-professional program) whose terms are ending in 2017. There are two separate elections on this year’s ballot: One for a […]



REMINDER TO PARTICIPATE IN 2016 CAATE COMMISSIONER ELECTIONS

The CAATE would like to remind its programs that voting is open for two new Commissioners to fill the seats of departing Commissioners Ray Castle, PhD, ATC (professional program) and Chad Starkey, PhD, ATC, FNATA (post-professional program) whose terms are ending in 2017. There are two separate elections on this year’s ballot: One for a […]



CAATE establishes the Pete Koehneke Award and Bestows Initial Honor on Dr. Micki Cuppett

The CAATE is pleased to announce the establishment of the Pete Koehneke Award.  The award will honor an outstanding leader who has made significant, on-going contributions of exceptional value to athletic training education and accreditation over a sustained period of service. Recipients of this award, through their dedication and work, have had a lasting influence […]