COAPRT PROGRAM TRAINING

The Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT) offers training to programs who will be completing a self-study. Programs scheduled for accreditation/re-accreditation are required to have a minimum of one faculty member complete COAPRT training within five years of their self-study.

Face-to-Face Training: 

  • Tentative/October 2020 (exact date to be determined), Orlando, FL: National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA) Congress
    Tentative Pre-Conference Session: Academic Accreditation and COAPRT Program Visitor Training: A Symbol of Academic Excellence

Online Training:

  • October 10, 2019 (Completed)
     
  • Future online program training dates to be scheduled.

COAPRT VISITOR TRAINING

The Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT) offers training to its site visitors. All approved visitors must have attended a COAPRT Visitor Training within the past five years on the current version of the standards before they can be assigned to a visitation team. All prospective visitors are required to attend a COAPRT visitor training.

Face-to-Face Training: 

  • Date: February 12, 2020 | Time: 5-6:30 p.m.
    Location: University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, In conjunction with the The Academy of Leisure Sciences Conference on Research and Teaching
    Title: COAPRT Academic Accreditation: Visitor Training
    Description: 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. 
     
  • Tentative/October 2020 (exact date to be determined), Orlando, FL: National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA) Congress
    Tentative Pre-Conference Session: Academic Accreditation and COAPRT Program Visitor Training: A Symbol of Academic Excellence

Online Training:

  • Expected April, 2020. Details to be announced.