February 2023 Virtual Self-Study Workshop

Registration for the virtual February 9-10th, 2023 Self-Study Workshop is available on the Events & Workshops page (here). The Self-Study Workshop is designed to meet the needs of program directors and faculty preparing for an upcoming self-study review and new program directors wanting to understand more about the accreditation process. The workshop includes didactic instruction […]

October Self-Study Workshop

There are still spots available for the upcoming Self-Study Workshop! This workshop will be held on October 13-14, 2022 at the AOTA office. Please register using the link on the Events & Workshops page – https://acoteonline.org/events-workshops/. The Self-Study Workshop is designed to meet the needs of program directors and faculty preparing for an upcoming self-study review […]

Interim Report Webinars

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Join the Accreditation staff for an Interim Report webinar! The webinar is offered three different days/times to allow for programs to join at their convenience (same information covered at each session). The overview is meant for program directors and faculty preparing for an interim report and/or those wanting to learn about the Standards reflected and […]

Director’s Update – Fall 2022

2018 STANDARDS CLARIFICATIONS A.4.2. Publication of Program Outcomes and A.4.3. Publication of ACOTE Information The Accreditation Department will be checking program websites for compliance. Please ensure your website is current and accurate (see Sample Program Webpage under Resources https://acoteonline.org/accreditation-explained/resources/).   B Content Standards ACOTE has modified the criteria to demonstrate compliance with the “B Standards”. Programs […]

October Self-Study Workshop

An additional fall Self-Study Workshop will be hosted on October 13-14, 2022 at the AOTA office. Please register using the link on the Events & Workshops page – https://acoteonline.org/events-workshops/. The Self-Study Workshop is designed to meet the needs of program directors and faculty preparing for an upcoming self-study review and new program directors wanting to […]

September Self-Study Workshop

The fall Self-Study Workshop is scheduled for September 19-20, 2022 at the AOTA office. Please register using the link on the Events & Workshops page – https://acoteonline.org/events-workshops/

New Accreditation Staff

I’m pleased to announce 2 new additions to the Accreditation Department Staff: Kristen Brown joined the Accreditation Department in May 2022 and serves as Program Manager, Systems Support (previously Sue Graves’ position). Kristen is a COTA and most recently worked in an MOT program as an Assistant Fieldwork Coordinator and Adjunct Instructor. Kristen graduated from […]

FROM THE DIRECTOR – April 2022

Director’s Update The ACOTE Educational Standards Review Committee (ESRC) The ACOTE Educational Standard Review Committee (ESRC) has been formed and held its first meeting in April 2022. This committee will conduct a complete evaluation and revision of the Accreditation Standards for a Doctoral-Degree-Level and Master’s-Degree-Level Educational Program for the Occupational Therapist and Accreditation Standards for […]

ACOTE® Seeks New Accreditation Evaluators

The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) is accepting applications for new members to serve on the Roster of Accreditation Evaluators (RAE). RAE members assist in evaluating the compliance of more than 500 occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant educational programs with ACOTE Accreditation Standards through on-site evaluations and online reviews. Their work provides […]

CALL FOR COMMENT ON ACOTE STANDARDS ISSUES

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CALL FOR COMMENT ON ACOTE STANDARDS ISSUES INVITED BY MARCH 31, 2022 The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) is inviting comment from all communities of interest regarding potential issues raised by stakeholders for revisions to the ACOTE Accreditation Standards for: 1) Doctoral-Degree-Level Educational Programs for the Occupational Therapist; 2) Master’s-Degree-Level Educational Programs for […]