Accreditation Cycle 2021

Accreditation Timeline for Planning Programs Accredited Through December 31, 2021

January 2019 PAB sends advance notice reminder of accreditation timeline.
January 2020 PAB assigns programs a Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 Site Visit and solicits preferred dates.
January 31, 2020 DEADLINE: All programs submit 2019 Annual Report.
February 2020 PAB confirms specific Site Visit date.
June 15, 2020 DEADLINE: Programs with Fall 2020 Site Visit submit draft Self-Study Report to PAB.
September 15, 2020 DEADLINE: Programs with Spring 2021 Site Visit submit draft Self-Study Report to PAB.
September – November 2020 PAB conducts Fall Site Visits.
January – March 2021 PAB conducts Spring Site Visits.
January 31, 2021 DEADLINE: All programs submit 2020 Annual Report.
March or April 2021 PAB makes accreditation decisions for
Programs with Fall Site Visits.
October or November 2021 PAB makes accreditation decisions for Programs with Spring Site Visits.
January 1, 2022 New accreditation term begins.

Useful Documents

Reporting a Substantive Change

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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.

Training Presentations

Site Visits

Progress Report Template

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Use this Word document for Progress Reports which may be due May 1 or September 1. Late submissions are subject to a late fee.

PAB Fee Schedule

A list of fees associated with accreditation including candidacy application fee, annual fee, Site Visit fee, late fee, and appeal fee.

Accreditation Cycle 2018

Accreditation Cycle 2019

Accreditation Cycle 2020

Accreditation Cycle 2021