Accreditation Cycle 2020
Accreditation Timeline for Planning Programs Accredited Through December 31, 2020
|Spring 2018||PAB advance notice reminder of accreditation timeline.|
|January 2019||PAB assigns programs a Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 Site Visit and solicits preferred dates.|
|January 31, 2019||DEADLINE: All programs submit 2018 Annual Report.|
|February 2019||PAB confirms specific Site Visit date.|
|June 15, 2019||DEADLINE: Programs with Fall 2019 Site Visit submit draft Self-Study Report to PAB.|
|September 15, 2019||DEADLINE: Programs with Spring 2020 Site Visit submit draft Self-Study Report to PAB.|
|September – November 2019||PAB conducts Fall Site Visits.|
|January – March 2020||PAB conducts Spring Site Visits.|
|January 31, 2020||DEADLINE: All programs submit 2019 Annual Report.|
|March or April 2020||PAB makes accreditation decisions for
Programs with Fall Site Visits.
|October or November 2020||PAB makes accreditation decisions for Programs with Spring Site Visits.|
|January 1, 2021||New accreditation term begins.|
A Substantive Change is any organizational and/or programmatic change that may affect the Program’s ability to comply with one or more of the pre-conditions to accreditation, and/or any of the PAB accreditation standards and criteria. Specific examples can be found in PAB’s Policies and Procedures Manual. Programs must notify PAB of a Substantive Change as soon as possible using this form and shall demonstrate how the change(s) will allow for continued compliance with the standards.
Use this Word document for Progress Reports which may be due May 1 or September 1. Late submissions are subject to a late fee.
A list of fees associated with accreditation including candidacy application fee, annual fee, Site Visit fee, late fee, and appeal fee.