News & Updates


USDE Policy Reminder

At the July 2019 meeting, ACOTE voted that all programs must adhere to a full comprehensive review prior to accreditation term expiration. Therefore, programs that


Cohort Size Clarification

When reporting program numbers to ACOTE, please provide the exact number of students in the cohort. If there are multiple programs, please report cohort size

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Policy Changes

Policy Changes – December 2019 Meeting

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

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From the Director

From the Director – Winter 2020

Happy New Year and all the best in 2020!!! Quite a few things have occurred since the Summer 2019 newsletter. To begin, I am pleased

Standards Changes

Standards Changes

There are a number of differences in the 2018 ACOTE Standards when compared to the 2011 ACOTE Standards. In order to facilitate programs ability in


Regional Standards Workshops

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


ACOTE Webinars – Summer 2019

Five webinars are available to all AOTA members on Individuals who pass with an 80% or better will receive a certificate of completion. The

Policy Changes

Policy Changes – Summer 2019

ACOTE’s Policy Regarding Program’s Homepage ACOTE made revisions to the policy regarding information that must be posted on the program’s homepage. Programs must comply with

Tech Tips

Tech Tips – Summer 2019

Program Changes: We often receive questions from programs about when to report a change using the Substantive Change tab of ACOTE Online. Programs should refer