The February 2017 CAAHEP Communiqué is now online.

 

2017 CAAHEP Annual Meeting Registration is now Available. See the Agenda and Register Today! Join us in Altanta April 23-24, 2017!

 

Attn Commissioners: Nominate someone for CAAHEP's highest honor, the William W Goding Award for Exceptional Service.

 

CAAHEP Seeks Recent Graduate to serve as CAAHEP Commissioner and member of the CAAHEP Board of Directors. Read more!

 

During the Board's January 19th meeting, the following Standards and Guidelines were approved:

 

Check out the CAAHEP Annual Report online.


Welcome Meredith Eller, new CAAHEP Commissioner representing AABB!

 

Welcome new CAAHEP Commissioner Jennifer VanderPoel, MEd, RDCS, RVT, for the Society of Vascular Ultrasound! We thank Eileen French-Sherry for her years of service as SUV's former Commissioner.

 

Welcome Betsy Kemeny, Ph.D., CTRS, the new CAAHEP Commissioner to American Therapeutic Recreation Association. We thank out-going Commissioner, Tim Passmore, PhD, CTRS/L, for all of his service.


Now available - the CAAHEP Webinar - CAAHEP Accreditation: From Beginning to End, including attendees' questions and answers. Check it out!

  

The Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Art Therapy were approved by the CAAHEP Board on November 18, 2016, and are effective January 1, 2017. The Standards are posted on the Standards and Guidelines page.

 

The Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Assistive Technology were approved by the CAAHEP Board on September 16, 2016, and are effective October 1, 2016. The Standards are posted on the Standards and Guidelines page.

 

Coming soon! A new, redsigned CAAHEP website! Watch for details!

 

Congratulations to the Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography program at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, CA, on becoming the first CAAHEP accredited advanced cardiovascular sonography program in the country!  

 

CAAHEP has moved. The office new address is: 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763

 

CAAHEP's Board of Directors took action on 55 programs during its meeting on January 19, 2017, of which 17 were initial accreditation. Congratulations to those programs achieving CAAHEP accreditation! For information on all CAAHEP accredited programs, visit the Find an Accredited Program page.

 

Board Accreditation Action Schedule:  The next time the CAAHEP Board of Directors will meet to take action on accreditation items will be during the March 17, 2017, Board Meeting.

 

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation has developed an Accreditation Tool Kit, providing information on accreditation, how accreditation operates and how accreditation provides value. Check it out here. CAAHEP is recognized by CHEA.

 

Watch CAAHEP's YouTube video on the importance of CAAHEP accreditation. 

 

The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which CAAHEP is a member, has developed YouTube videos on the accreditation:  
Accreditation and Its Value to You
Types of Accreditation, What's the Difference?
Degree Mills and Accreditation Mills
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation

 

CAAHEP accredits over 2100 allied health education programs!  Are you wondering if the program you are considering is CAAHEP accredited?  Find out by conducting a program search.