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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. 


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

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COAPRT was established in 1974 to serve as the credentialing body to accredit baccalaureate degree programs in parks, recreation, tourism, sport management, event management, therapeutic recreation and leisure studies offered at regionally accredited institutions within the United States and its territories, and at nationally accredited institutions in Canada and Mexico. COAPRT W-9

Get in touch

Programs Contact:
Shelley Dahle
COAPRT Programs Manager
Phone: (360) 205-2096
Fax: (360) 453-7893

Council Contact:
Brit Kramer, CAE
COAPRT Operations Manager

Special Projects Contact:
Larry Otos

COAPRT Mailing Address:
1401 Marvin Rd NE
STE 307, #172
Lacey, WA 98516


Established in 1974, COAPRT incorporated April 2019 and operates as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
EIN 84-2341493