Site Visitor Training
New Site Visitor Orientation This presentation is used to introduce PAB and its processes to new Site Visitors.
- April 2016 Training – APA Conference
- October 2015 Training – ACSP Conference
These two-part presentations include: Standards, Judgments, and Site Visit Behaviors; and Outcomes Assessment
Outcomes Assessment in Planning Programs: Conducting a Review (PDF)
This 2013 presentation provides assistance to Site Visit Teams in reviewing a program’s outcomes assessment process.
Reviewing Programs with Fast-track Options A guide to assist Site Visit Teams review programs that combine undergraduate and graduate education such that students earn both degrees in less than 6 years.
Program Administrator Training
Program Administrator Orientation (November 2016)
This document provides guidance on the accreditation process and preparing a good Self-Study Report.
- Program Improvement and Strategic Planning: Assessing Progress/Success in Achieving Program Goals
- Student Learning Outcomes Assessment: The Other Big Outcome to Assess
- Bloom’s Taxonomy Action Verbs
Documenting Compliance for Fast-Track Programs A guide to documenting compliance for programs that combine undergraduate and graduate education such that students earn both degrees in less than 6 years.
Other Training Materials
Value of Accreditation to Program Administrators (PDF)
Program Administrators’ evaluations of the overall value of the accreditation process, as indicated on post-Site Visit surveys.
For additional resources on Outcomes Assessment, please visit the Data Library webpage.
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.