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Proposed Respiratory Care Standards Open for Comment

 | 11/17/2021
The proposed Respiratory Care Standards and Guidelines are now open for public comment. See the Public Notification page for additional information, deadlines, and to review the proposed Standards. Read More...

Scarboro Select for Executive Director

 | 11/2/2021
The CAAHEP Board has selected Gina Scarboro, DBA, MMSc, CAA, to serve as Executive Director of CAAHEP effective January 1, 2022. Current CAAHEP Executive Director Kathleen Megivern, JD, will be retiring as of December 31, 2021.  Read More...

CAAHEP 25th Anniversary Appreciation Video

 | 4/29/2019
Check out the CAAHEP's appreciation video to all who helped us to get to our 25th Anniversary!  Read More...

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On the CAAHEP website you can find up-to-date information about upcoming CAAHEP Board of Directors meetings, Open Hearings for Standards and Guidelines, the CAAHEP Annual Meeting, and the meetings of the Committees on Accreditation.

CAAHEP has an obligation to inform the public of possible Standards and Guidelines revisions, the addition of professions to the CAAHEP system of accreditation, a change in CAAHEP meeting dates, policies that may affect accredited programs and so forth. To learn more about such time sensitive issues please click on Public Notification.

The CAAHEP Board of Directors meets 6 times annually for the purpose of reviewing accreditation recommendations. These meetings are held both face-to-face and via conference call. View the CAAHEP Board of Directors meeting schedule.

The Annual Meeting of CAAHEP is held each April. This Annual Meeting brings together each of the Commissioners from the sponsoring organizations of CAAHEP to discuss and review the activities of CAAHEP, to elect the Board of Directors, and to vote on such items as Bylaws changes, the introduction of new professions into the CAAHEP system, new sponsoring organizations and so forth. Specific information about the Annual Meeting is posted on the CAAHEP website approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the meeting. View the Upcoming Meetings if you are interested in attending the Annual Meeting and/or want more information about the agenda and/or registration.
At the end of each fiscal year, CAAHEP produces an Annual Report,highlighting the year's activities and financial standing. The Report is sent out electronically and is posted on this site. In addition, archives of past Annual Reports are available on the CAAHEP Annual Report page. 

CAAHEP works with 25 Committees on Accreditation in the accreditation process. These committees meet throughout the year to review self-study materials, the results of on-site visits, annual reports, progress reports and other accreditation related activities. View the Calendar if you are interested in knowing when a particular Committee on Accreditation is meeting.