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 […]



THERE IS STILL TIME TO COMMENT ON CURRICULAR CONTENT STANDARDS

The CAATE has been seeking feedback on the Curricular Content Standards since June 1, 2016. To date 300 people have provided feedback. The open comment period will be open for 10 more days. Athletic trainers, other health care professions, and the public are encouraged to comment.  The open comment process allows any AT who is […]



ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT TO COMMENT ON PROPOSED PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

Stakeholders have through the end of the day tomorrow, July 1, to complete the open comment on the initial draft of proposed revisions to the Standards for Accreditation of Professional Athletic Training Programs. These proposed revisions to the operational Standards, once adopted, will apply only to professional programs at the master’s degree level. Please review […]



HEALTH PROFESSIONS WEEK – AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR CURRENT AND PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

The CAATE is excited and honored to have the opportunity to represent Athletic Training during Health Professions Week. Health Professions Week (HPW) is an exciting week-long event for high school and college students interested in learning more about careers in the health professions. This collaborative event will take place the week of September 26-30, 2016. […]



ENSURE eACCREDITATION AND CAATE EMAIL ADDRESSES ARE ADDED TO YOUR INSTITUTION’S SAFE LIST

The office is receiving reports from program officials that the system generated emails from eAccreditation are not reaching their intended recipients due to spam and quarantine filters at the institutional level. The same anomaly is occurring with eblast notifications sent to all program officials. Please ensure that the @caate.net domain name is safely accepted by […]



AND THE WINNER IS…

The CAATE would like to thank everyone who stopped by Booth 9089 in Baltimore to visit and speak with us. We would also like to thank everyone who attended and participated in the open forums to provide feedback on the proposed drafts of Standards. Many lively discussions were had, and your input is critical to […]