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OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION REGARDING UPCOMING REVIEW AND ACTIONS RELATED TO PROFESSIONAL STANDARD 11

The U.S. Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the public have all voiced recent concerns with consumer protection and assurance of quality outcomes in higher education, and the transparent reporting of those outcomes by institutions and accreditors. As such, the CAATE is accountable to ensure that the […]



DON’T FORGET TO CLICK SUBMIT

Attention Program Directors: If you have had a rejoinder or progress report due recently, please check to ensure that you have submitted your response following the signature phase.  Once the email notification is received that the signature phase has been completed, the Program Director will need to login to eAccreditation to submit the response for […]



POST-PROFESSIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING RESIDENCY

An editorial by Forrest Pecha, MS, ATC, CSCS, OTC Webster’s definition of residency includes: “A period of advanced training in a medical specialty.” This is important to understand when considering the goals and standards of post-professional athletic training residency programs (PPATR). The breadth of professional athletic training educational knowledge is wide, however the depth is […]



MODIFICATIONS TO SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE OF DEGREE SUBMISSION PROCEDURE AND TIMELINE

Professional Programs transitioning from a baccalaureate to a master’s degree OR Post-Professional Programs from a master’s to a doctoral degree that are not on probation and in mid-cycle for accreditation may apply for a change in the level of the degree through this Substantive Change Request. The Notification of Intent form must be uploaded to […]



Standard for Athletic Training Degree and Implementation Timeline

As announced on May 20, 2015, the Strategic Alliance (BOC, CAATE, NATA and NATA Foundation) has determined that the professional degree for Athletic Training be at the master’s degree.  Following this announcement, the CAATE Standards Committee drafted a proposal for the wording of the new standard as well as the timeline for implementation of the […]