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It is the goal of the CAATE Staff to provide our stakeholders with quality customer service.  Please take one minute to tell us how we are doing.  Click here to complete a short survey that will provide the staff with feedback on how we can continually improve upon the service we provide.



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 […]



Annual Reports Are Now Live! More Information Available!

Annual Report Submission Process The 2016-2017 Annual Reports are open and available in eAccreditation for program administrators to complete. All accredited Professional, Post-Professional Degree Programs, and Post-Professional Residency Programs must submit their Annual Report by October 1 this year through e-Accreditation. This includes all programs who are completing self-studies or have site visits this year.  […]



REVISED PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS OPEN COMMENT

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 […]



CAATE Joins the Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative

Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative Welcomes 17 New Member Organizations Chicago, IL – The Health Professions Accreditors Collaborative (HPAC) is pleased to welcome 17 accrediting organizations as new members of the Collaborative. The new members join the six founding members of HPAC: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Commission on Dental Accreditation, […]



CAATE Open Forums at NATA to Discuss New Standards and Curricular Content – Details Available

The CAATE will be hosting a variety of sessions during the NATA Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Houston, TX. Of these, there will be three open forums, available to all symposium attendees, that will provide opportunities for discussion and questions relative to the new operational and curricular content Standards.  There is no separate registration […]



Register Now – Annual Report Training Sessions at the NATA’S Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Houston, TX

The CAATE staff will be conducting Annual Report training sessions for program administrators to assist in completing the Annual Report. The session will include a review of common report omissions, and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the annual report process.   Additionally, staff will discuss newly added questions to the Annual Report, and talk […]