In accordance with the CAA’s Public Comment policy and procedures, the CAA is seeking public comment as part of its review of the clinical doctoral programs in audiology or master’s programs in speech-language pathology that have submitted applications for candidacy or applications for initial or continued accreditation and anticipate a site visit.
Programs anticipating a CAA site visit are required to provide opportunity for public comment in advance of the site visit. In addition, programs will host a public meeting with the CAA site visitors during the visit.
The CAA is conducting all site visits as virtual site visits at this time in accordance with the U.S. Department of Education guidance and CAA’s emergency policy [PDF]. Program listings are updated as schedules are confirmed. Individuals may continue to submit comments in accordance with the CAA’s policy during this time.
Individuals who wish to provide input about a program seeking candidacy or initial accreditation or about a CAA-accredited program seeking continued accreditation may do so in 2 ways:
All comments must:
Comments that do not meet these requirements will not be considered, and the individual or group commenting will be notified.
The Standards for Accreditation and the CAA’s Public Comment policy and procedures are available in the Accreditation Handbook. These documents may also be obtained by sending a written request to the Accreditation Office.