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 […]



2016 CAATE Commissioner Elections

The CAATE is excited to commence with the election of two new Commissioners to fulfill the seats of departing Commissioners Ray Castle, PhD, ATC (professional program) and Chad Starkey, PhD, ATC, FNATA (post-professional program). There are two separate elections on this year’s ballot: One for a Commissioner representing Post-Professional Programs and Residencies and one for […]



5 DAYS REMAINING UNTIL ANNUAL REPORTS ARE DUE

2015-2015 Annual Reports are open and available in eAccreditation for program administrators to complete. All accredited Professional and Post-Professional Degree Programs must submit their Annual Report by October 15 each year through e-Accred including programs who are completing self-studies or have site visits this year. Don’t forget to check out the new Annual Report webpage to […]



LESS THAN 3 WEEKS REMAINING BEFORE ANNUAL REPORTS ARE DUE!

2015-2015 Annual Reports are open and available in eAccreditation for program administrators to complete. All accredited Professional and Post-Professional Degree Programs must submit their Annual Report by October 15 each year through e-Accred including programs who are completing self-studies or have site visits this year. Don’t forget to check out the new Annual Report webpage to […]



Third Party Reimbursement Seminar

The Wisconsin Athletic Trainers’ Association is very excited to announce two very positive reimbursement related news items. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, Wisconsin, and Indiana all recognize outpatient rehabilitation services delivered by ATs. In addition, Epic Systems, the country’s largest EMR, will now include Athletic Trainer as a specific type of provider. […]



ONLY 5 DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT MATERIALS – 2016 CAATE ELECTIONS – MULTIPLE COMMISSIONER VACANCIES

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 […]



Early Registration for CAATE Accreditation Conference Ends Today!

Early registration ends today – take advantage now!  To register now, click HERE.  For more information, including the program listing speakers and topics, visit our Accreditation Conference webpage. The CAATE is also pleased to announce and offer a reduced registration rate for students in doctoral level graduate programs (e.g. DAT, PhD, etc.).  These students should enter the PROMOTIONAL […]



Dr. Eric Sauers to present at the CAATE Accreditation Conference – Register Today

Integrating the IOM Core Competencies in Healthcare into AT Education The core competencies have been incorporated into the Standards for Accreditation for post-professional and residency programs, and are included in the proposed draft of professional program Standards.  On Friday, October 21, 2016, Dr. Eric Sauers, Full Professor and Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences […]



Do you have legal questions regarding Athletic Training education? Register today for the CAATE Accreditation Conference!

Many program administrators have questions about AT education that are legal in nature.  To assist in answering those questions the CAATE has arranged for Kasi Moeskau, Esq., of Sneed Vine & Perry Law Firm, to present at the 2016 CAATE Accreditation Conference.  Ms. Moeskau will present on a range of legal topics specific to AT education, […]



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 […]