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Accreditation body seeks comment for Trine's speech-language pathology program

Public Meeting Announcement
Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Candidacy Virtual Site Visit
January 26, 2022

The Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology (MS-SLP) program at Trine University is seeking candidacy accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

The Program is undergoing a candidacy virtual site visit and in accordance with the CAA’s Public Comment policy and procedures, the CAA is seeking public comment as part of the review of Trine University MS-SLP program.

As part of the visit, a public meeting will be held virtually during this public meeting, stakeholders are welcome to offer questions, comments, and other feedback regarding the program.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 5:00-5:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Virtual Zoom meeting

RSVP: by January 11, 2022 with your name, email address, and phone number to goelzk@trine.edu

RSVP is required to receive the Zoom link

 

If you would like to provide comments but are unable to attend this public meeting, written comments may be submitted until January 11, 2022 (15 days prior to the site visit). Please see Policy on Written Comments below. A copy of the Standards for Accreditation and the CAA’s Policy on Public Comment may be obtained by contacting the Accreditation Office at ASHA (2220 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850), calling ASHA’s Action Center (1-800-498-2071), or accessing the documents online (http://caa.asha.org/).

Policy on Written Comments

In addition to providing written and/or oral comments at the public meeting, the community is also able to submit written comments no late than 15 days before the first day of the scheduled two-day site visit (January 26, and 27, 2022). Please note that all comments provided must relate to the program’s compliance with the published Standards for Accreditation of Graduate Education Programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (Standards) in effect at the time comments are submitted, and must identify the specific program seeking candidacy, initial accreditation, or reaccreditations with the CAA. Comments not meeting these requirements will not be considered, and the individual or group commenting will be so notified by CAA.

Comments must be submitted to the Accreditation Office no later than fifteen (15) days before the first day of the scheduled site visit (due by January 11, 2022). Comments received after this time will not be forwarded to the site visit team for consideration during the accreditation review. All written testimony, including comments  submitted via Fax or as an email attachment, must include the commenter’s name, address, telephone number, and the commenter’s relationship to the program in order for the Accreditation Office staff to verify the source of the testimony. All comments must be signed. Comments should be submitted to: Accreditation Public Comment, Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2220 Research Boulevard, #130, Rockville, MD 20850; accreditation@asha.org.

Last Updated: 01/04/2022