CALL FOR COMMENT ON DRAFT ACOTE® STANDARDS INVITED BY APRIL 23, 2018

 

The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) is inviting comment from all communities of interest regarding the third draft of the ACOTE Accreditation Standards for a Doctoral-Degree-Level Educational Program for the Occupational Therapist, Accreditation Standards for a Master’s-Degree-Level Educational Program for the Occupational Therapist, Accreditation Standards for a Baccalaureate-Degree-Level Educational Program for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, and the Accreditation Standards for an Associate-Degree-Level Educational Program for the Occupational Therapy Assistant. Feedback on the draft Standards will determine whether the revised Standards are adopted by ACOTE in August 2018. If adopted at the August 2018 meeting, the Standards would become effective July 1, 2020. The Draft 3 Standards are available on the ACOTE Accreditation section of the AOTA website.

 

To submit comment, please take our web-based survey.

 

Additional comment is invited at the following face-to-face meeting and hearing in Salt Lake City, Utah:

·         Academic Leadership Council Annual Meeting: Salt Palace Convention Center, April 18, 2018, at 9:00 am

·         Open Hearing: Hilton Salt Lake City—Grand Ballroom C, April 19, 2018, from 11:00 am–noon

 

Comment may also be provided by e-mail to accred@aota.org.

 

ALL SURVEYS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON OR BEFORE APRIL 23, 2018.

 

Please feel free to distribute this invitation to all interested parties, so input may be gathered from as wide an audience as possible.

 

Thank you in advance for your valued feedback.

 

 

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Chuck Willmarth, CAE
Associate Chief Officer, Health Policy and State Affairs
American Occupational Therapy Association
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-3449
301-652-2682

240-482-4133 (direct)

cwillmarth@aota.org