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Welcome, Kate Parks, to the Accreditation Team

March 29, 2023

Kate Parks joined the Accreditation Team in November 2022, as the new accreditation program effectiveness manager. Kate assists CAA programs as part of the accreditation process and works to ensure that the Accreditation Team is meeting deadlines and continuing its goal to be facilitative. Previously, as part of the ASHA Convention & Meetings team, Kate handled meeting logistics and housing contracts for ASHA’s Annual Convention and its Connect conference.

About ASHA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology assistants, and students.

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About the CAA

The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) accredits eligible clinical doctoral programs in audiology and master's degree programs in speech-language pathology. The CAA relies on a dedicated corps of volunteers serving as Council members and site visitors to accomplish the work of the accreditation program.

Contact the CAA

Questions and/or requests for information about accreditation or the CAA can be directed to:

The Council on Academic Accreditation in
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard, #310
Rockville, MD 20850


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