ACOTE On-Site Accreditation Visits
Those wishing to submit written third-party comment concerning accreditation qualifications for the programs scheduled for on-site may be submitted no later than 20 days prior to the program’s scheduled on-site evaluation addressed to: Director of Accreditation, AOTA, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852-4929. The comment letter should be sent by e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A request for ACOTE’s most recent on-site visit report for a specific occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant program may be addressed to the Director of Accreditation, AOTA, and emailed to email@example.com.
Planning for the On-Site Evaluation
Below is information pertinent to program on-site visits as part of the reaccreditation or the initial accreditation process. For more information regarding on-site evaluation policies please review ACOTE IV.A.2. The Onsite Evaluation.
Planning for the Visit
- Procedures for Reaccreditation On-site Evaluation
- Procedures for Virtual Reaccreditation On-site Evaluation
- Procedures for Initial On-site Evaluation
- Procedures for Virtual Initial On-site Evaluation
- Sample Site Visit Schedule
- ACOTE On-site Participants Template
- Hotel Information Form
Prior to the site visitor’s arrival, travel arrangements and the site visit agenda should be discussed and finalized with the Team chair.