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 […]

FROM THE DIRECTOR – February 2022

Teresa Brininger Updates from the ACOTE® January 2022 meeting 2018 STANDARDS INTERPRETATIONS AND CLARIFICATIONS Standard A.5.3. Program Length ACOTE® voted to add an interpretation to the 2018 ACOTE® Standards and Interpretive Guide to clarify Standard A.5.3. Program Length (2018 ACOTE Standards and Interpretive Guide) In addition, ACOTE® added the following terms to the Glossary: COMMONLY […]

Interim Report Overview

There will be an Interim Report Overview held on February 23, 2022. Registration links can be found on the Events & Workshops page. Events & Workshops

Program Length Discussion

There are 4 upcoming sessions being held to discuss the interpretation of the 2018 ACOTE® Standards and Interpretive Guide to clarify Standard A.5.3. Program Length. These will take place on February 22, 2022 and February 24, 2022. Registration links can be found on the Events & Workshops page. Events & Workshops

Interim Report Update

Additional information on how to complete interim reports for 2022 can be found on the Education page of the ACOTE website. Education – ACOTE (acoteonline.org)