7 October Call for Nomination Educator Representative October 7, 2019 By SuperUser Account Council NominationCouncilEducator 0 The Council is currently seeking nominations for one Educator Representative (open nomination), to fill an immediate vacancy. Individuals are welcome to self-nominate. The successful candidate will fulfill the remaining two years of a three-year term. 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. Core Requirements for Council Members: 1. Current full-time employment in parks, recreation, tourism, or a related profession 2. At least one academic degree (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate) in parks, recreation, tourism, or a related professional specialization; 3. Seven (7) years or more of full-time professional experience in parks, recreation, tourism, or a related professional specialization; 4. Participation in COAPRT visits and attended an approved COAPRT Accreditation training within the past five years; 5. Maintenance of updated credentials and renewal forms; 6. Positive peer and institutional evaluations from involvement with previous visits, if applicable; and 7. Membership in a related national or international professional association. Council members serve three-year terms and may not serve more than two consecutive full terms. Council members review Program self-study reports for compliance with standards, review and approve visitation reports, and establish accreditation policies, procedures, and standards. These responsibilities require approximately twenty to fifty hours of commitment outside of the annual meeting each fall. Meetings are scheduled two to three times annually; including a winter teleconference lasting two hours, a spring teleconference lasting three to four hours and an annual meeting in the fall lasting one to two days. Please submit letter of interest and abbreviated CV to COAPRT@accreditationcouncil.org by November 8, 2019. Attached Files COAPRT-Nomination-Educator.pdf 169.44 KB Related Articles Call for Nominations: Practitioner Representative The Council is currently seeking nominations for one (1) Practitioner Representative (open nomination), to begin serving at the conclusion of the fall 2019 meeting. Individuals are welcome to self-nominate. NRPA and COAPRT Announce Separation Agreement Ashburn, Va. (April 26, 2019) — The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) today announced the impending separation of the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT) from the organization. Effective June 30, 2019, COAPRT will operate as an independent 501(c)(3) organization that recognizes colleges and universities that prepare new professionals to enter the parks, recreation, tourism and related professions. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.