Category: Newsletters

CAATE Newsletter – December 2020

Message from the President Commission Approves Temporary Change to BOC Pass-Rate Accreditation Action Algorithm  2020 CAATE Accreditation Virtual Conference CAATE Award Recipients New Educational Resources Available: Webinars, Focus Group Series and Podcasts Athletic Training Research Agenda 2018-2019 Analytics Report Now Available 2020 Professional Standards Updates CAATE Welcomes New Commissioner: Toni Torres-McGehee, Ph.D., ATC Upcoming Events […]


The most up-to-date information from the CAATE is now at your fingertips! The newsletter is designed to keep our stakeholders apprised on accreditation-related matters, such as upcoming activities, new announcements, and forthcoming deadlines. Some of the information contained within the newsletter may have been previously eblasted to program directors, but there are plenty of new […]

Invitation to the Program Administrators Workshop

As released in the  Spring 2018 Insight Newsletter, we would like to extend an invitation to all program administrators (Program Directors, Chair, Deans, and Clinical Education Coordinators) who are scheduled to have a Site Visit in the next few years to our next Administrators Workshop. This informational session is scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, 1:00pm […]


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. […]

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 […]

Summer Internships for Students

The CAATE office has been receiving a higher volume of questions regarding ‘internship’ opportunities for students currently enrolled in a professional athletic training program. The below information was previously published in the CAATE Insight Spring 2014 Newsletter. Some state practice acts specify that athletic training students are defined and protected by state statute if they […]

Annual Report Submission Deadline and Policy Change for 2017 Reporting Period

The Commission has revised the due date for Annual Reports to October 1st and will apply a processing fee to late reports.  Annual Reports for all professional and post-professional degree programs must be received through eAccreditation before reviewers can begin review of the reports.  Late submission of Annual Reports delays the review of and response […]

Announcement of Review Committee Openings

CAATE Review Committee for Professional and Post-Professional Programs The CAATE is accepting applications for individuals interested in contributing to the advancement of education in athletic training by serving on the CAATE Review Committee for Professional and Post-Professional Programs.  Individuals interested in applying for the Review Committee for Professional and Post-Professional Programs must have the following […]

Important Information Regarding the Application of Standard 11

Standard 11 (the 70% first-time pass rate standard), in effect since 2013, is a method to measure program quality. Three years ago, the CAATE announced that starting in 2016, programs would be placed on Probation if they were not compliant with Standard 11.  In early 2016 the CAATE released its implementation algorithm for taking its […]