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Fall 2020 COAPRT Memo Read more

Fall 2020 COAPRT Memo

December 3, 2020 - As a result of the pandemic, the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions introduced a two-year pilot program for virtual visits.  Additionally, the three scheduled spring 2020 visits were diverted to fall 2020 visits. We recognize the tremendous strain and impact the pandemic has had on educational institutions, the delivery of curriculum, challenges to internships, and stresses to individual lives. 

Call for Nomination Administrator Representative Read more

Call for Nomination Administrator Representative

The Council is currently seeking nominations for one (1) Administrator Representative, to commence at the conclusion of the Council’s fall 2020 meeting.  Individuals who hold an administrative position at a university are welcome to self-nominate. 

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 Announcement Regarding Spring 2020 Visitations Read more

COAPRT Announcement Regarding Spring 2020 Visitations

Given ongoing developments in the spread of Coronavirus, Council is prepared to adjust visitation and hearing schedules to the needs of programs and individuals who are affected. We recognize disruptions in campus operations are possible as are institutional restrictions on interstate travel.

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