• ABPTRFE meets 3 times annually:

    • January (candidacy, initial accreditation, and renewal of accreditation decisions)
    • May (candidacy and initial accreditation decisions)
    • September (candidacy, initial accreditation, and renewal of accreditation decisions)

    At the discretion of ABPTRFE, the Executive Committee meets for ad hoc meetings to make decisions off-cycle.

    Upcoming Meetings

    2021
    January 20, 2021
    March 17, 2021 (Executive Committee)
    May 23-24, 2021
    July 21, 2021 (Executive Committee)
    September 19-21, 2021
    November 17, 2021 (Executive Committee) 

    2022
    January 19, 2022
    May 22-23, 2022
    September 18-20, 2022 

    2023
    January 18, 2023
    May 21-22, 2023
    September 17-19, 2023 

    Provide Comments

    ABPTRFE encourages third-party comments for those programs seeking initial or renewal of accreditation.

    Comments must be submitted no later than:

    • December 31 for programs being reviewed at ABPTRFE's January meeting.
    • April 30 for programs being reviewed at ABPTRFE's May meeting
    • August 30 for programs being reviewed at ABPTRFE's September meeting.

    Please review the list of upcoming program reviews (.pdf).

    Comments are submitted to ABPTRFE via email. The message must include the program name as well as the name, title, affiliation, and contact information of the person or group making the comment.

    If a complaint (as defined within the ABPTRFE Processes and Procedures) is received about a program seeking initial accreditation, the procedures followed for for handling the complaint are the same as for handling a complaint about an accredited program.

    Recent Actions

    Review recent actions taken by ABPTRFE (.pdf).

  • Last Updated: 2/4/2021
    Contact: resfel@apta.org