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Author: Angelica Grigsby

Angelica Grigsby

As of January 16, 2020, the number of programs in the accreditation process totaled 579*. Accredited Programs 36 OT Doctoral 128 OT Master’s* 0 OTA Baccalaur 217 OTA Associate 381 TOTAL Accredited Programs Transitioning to Higher 44 OT Master’s* 4 OTA Associate 46 TOTAL Developing Programs 46 OT Doctoral 11 OT Master’s* 1 OTA Baccalaur […]

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Most Frequently Cited Areas of Noncompliance for December 2019 were as follows: 8 citations – B.5.0. Implementation Content 4 citations – A.2.3. PD Experience 3 citations – A.2.7. AFWC The following Standards were cited twice (2): A.2.1. Fulltime PD A.2.2. PD Credentials A.2.24. Equipment and Supplies A.5.1. Strategic Plan A.5.3. Program Evaluation A.5.4. Annual Report A.6.7. […]

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Four webinars are available to all AOTA members on learn.aota.org. Individuals who pass with an 80% or better will receive a certificate of completion. The following webinars are available on: https://myaota.aota.org/InstitutionUserRegistration.aspx?id=000004305326 Moving from a Master’s to a Doctorate Program Presenter—Paula Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Strategic Planning and Program Assessment Presenters—Harriet Bynum, MS, OTR/L & Tia […]

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Annual fees are due each year, including the year in which an on-site evaluation is scheduled. For new programs, the annual fee becomes effective with the first full academic year for which the program has accreditation status. See the current Fee Schedule. Invoices for the 2020 annual fees will be e-mailed to program directors by […]

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ACOTE’s Revised Policy Regarding Program’s Homepage At the July 2019 meeting, ACOTE made revisions to the policy regarding information that must be posted on the program’s homepage. ACOTE voted that programs display the cost of attendance for the OT/OTA program, which includes current tuition and fees as well as the total cost of attending and […]

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The remaining two Regional Standards Workshops are scheduled for this Fall and provide an overview of: the accreditation system and reporting requirements; all the changes in the new accreditation Standards; and, examples on how to demonstrate compliance with the new Standards. There are still a few slots available for anyone who is interested in attending […]

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Five webinars are available to all AOTA members on learn.aota.org. Individuals who pass with an 80% or better will receive a certificate of completion. The following webinars are available on: https://myaota.aota.org/InstitutionUserRegistration.aspx?id=000004305326 Moving from a Master’s to a Doctoral Level Presenter—Paula Kramer PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Curriculum Design Presenter—Paula Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Doctoral Capstone Project and […]

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The most frequently cited areas of noncompliance as of April 2019 are as outlined below: 5 Citations: A.2.8. Licensed Faculty  A.5.4. Annual Eval Report A.5.6. NBCOT  Pass Rate 4 Citations: A.2.1. Fulltime PD A.2.7. AFWC 3 Citations: A.2.2. PD Credentials A.2.3. PD Experience A.5.5. Use of Eval Data   Photo Credit:  This Photo by Unknown Author […]

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ACOTE® is the recognized accreditation agency for occupational therapy education in the United States by both the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). USDE and CHEA regulations require that all actions and decisions of the accreditation agency be made independent from any related professional or trade association. […]

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Three webinars are available to all AOTA members on learn.aota.org. Individuals who pass with an 80 % or better will receive a certificate of completion. The following webinars are available on learn.aota.org: Moving from a Master’s to a Doctoral Level Presenter—Paula Kramer PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Curriculum Design Presenter—Paula Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Doctoral Capstone Project […]

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