News & Updates

ACOTE statement

ACOTE Announcement-COVID19

The Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) continues to closely monitor the rapidly evolving circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and its impact on OT and OTA


ACOTE’s New Address

As you may have heard, AOTA moved on December 16, 2019. AOTA’s (and ACOTE’s) new office address is 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda,


ACOTE Webinars – Winter 2020

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


2020 Annual Fees

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


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