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COAPRT Program Review Visits to Take Place Virtually in Academic Years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 Read more

COAPRT Program Review Visits to Take Place Virtually in Academic Years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022

The Council on Accreditation of Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT) announces a two-year pilot project to implement and consider the effectiveness of virtual visits. For the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 academic years, program visits will take place virtually. Self-studies will be due no later than December 1. If a program visit is scheduled during the Fall Semester, the self-study must be submitted at least eight weeks prior to the scheduled visit date.

COAPRT Advisory on COVID-19 Read more

COAPRT Advisory on COVID-19

The Council on Accreditation of Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Related Professions acknowledges the recommendations of the federal government, state-specific stay-at-home orders, and university-specific requirements have affected COAPRT-accredited programs in a variety of ways. 

Call for Nomination Educator Representative - Extended to May 31 Read more

Call for Nomination Educator Representative - Extended to May 31

The Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism, and Related Professions (COAPRT), is the national body that accredits Baccalaureate programs in parks, recreation, tourism, and related professions.  The Council consists of ten members who represent the profession, including five educators from accredited institutions, three practitioners, one college/university administrator holding an academic appointment of administrative rank, and one public representative.

 

COAPRT Academic Accreditation: Visitor Training April 15, 2020 Read more

COAPRT Academic Accreditation: Visitor Training April 15, 2020

(Registration closed) Familiarize yourself with COAPRT standards and procedures by attending this training workshop. This training will provide an update on Council operations following its transition to an independent organization, and provide an overview of COAPRT accreditation. Individuals interested in serving as accreditation site visitors will also have the opportunity to either initiate or update their status as site visitors. Those who are new to the accreditation process and want to learn more are welcome. 

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