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 conducted virtual site visits during 2020–2021 and 2021–2022 in accordance with the U.S. Department of Education guidance and CAA’s emergency policy [PDF]. For the programs where the CAA conducted virtual site visits, CAA is conducting a follow-up site visit to the campus to comply with USDE regulations that will include a public meeting. Follow-up site visits are announced as scheduled.
Beginning fall 2022, the CAA will return to conducting visits on the university campuses. Program listings are updated as schedules are confirmed.
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.