Category: General

You Asked – We Listened!

We have heard from several stakeholders that some modules in e-Accreditation take an overly long time to refresh when data is entered.  The CAATE office has been working with the developers at Liaison International to find a solution.  After considerable investigation, the developers have found a fix!  We hope all of our programmatic stakeholders notice […]

Dr. Eric Sauers to present on the The Continuum of AT Education at the Accreditation Conference

Dr. Sauers is a tenured Full Professor and Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences at A. T. Still University (ATSU), in Mesa, Arizona. He also holds a joint appointment as a Research Professor in the ATSU School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona. His primary research and scholarly interests are related to the assessment […]

CAATE Accreditation Conference – Hurricane Irma Update

The CAATE office has received inquiries regarding impact of Hurricane Irma on the Accreditation Conference in October.  At this time, we DO NOT anticipate any impact on the conference, and the conference is going forward as planned.  If that should change, we will contact all registrants and post information on our website.  Please visit the […]


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 Fall 2017 edition of the CAATE Insight Newsletter can be accessed HERE. […]


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<> 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, […]

Annual Report Webinars – Make Sure You Register Today!

The CAATE Staff is offering two Annual Report Webinars for Professional and Post-Professional Degree programs, and one Annual Report Webinar specific to Post-Professional Residency programs. These sessions aim to assist program administrators in completing the Annual Report. The sessions will include a review of common report omissions, and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the […]

Residency and Fellowship Program Development Workshop

Residency and Fellowship Program Development Workshop Thursday, October 12 Grand Hyatt, Tampa Bay 1-5 pm The CAATE would like to invite interested participants to a Residency and Fellowship Program Development Workshop.   This workshop is free of charge to any residency or fellowship program administrator or those interested in developing a residency or fellowship program to […]

CAATE Establishes Residency Focus Areas

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) has identified focused areas of clinical practice for athletic training residency programs in an effort to help guide the development of specialty training in the athletic training profession. Consistent with other healthcare professions, CAATE accredited Post-Professional Athletic Training Residency Programs are formal educational programs that prepare […]

Only 20 Days Left to Submit Comment on the Revised Draft of Professional Standards

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) requests your feedback on the revised draft of the Standards for Accreditation of Professional Athletic Training Programs. This draft includes both the Operational Standards (program logistics) and the Curricular Content (what programs must teach). Both types of Standards are combined in one document that can be […]

2017 Accreditation Conference Registration Now Open!

The CAATE is excited to announce that the 2017 Accreditation Conference will once again be held in Tampa, Florida, October 13-15. This year’s conference will be at the five-star, Grand Hyatt, Tampa Bay. Last year’s event was sold out, so early registration is encouraged to secure your spot. Enriched Learning and Networking Opportunities Feedback from […]