WOULD YOU LIKE TO SERVE AS AN ON-SITE EVALUATOR FOR ABHES?
The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) encourages qualified educators and practitioners to serve as volunteer reviewers on institutional and programmatic visitation teams. The peer evaluator role is critical to the accreditation process and specialists in numerous healthcare disciplines are invited to participate.
Individuals possessing leadership abilities and experience in school management, including the review of student outcomes, may serve as Administrative Team Leaders. Individuals possessing an expertise in fields such as Medical Assisting, Surgical Technology, Health Information Technology, Nursing, and Distance Education, may serve as Program Specialists. (See the Program Specialist Packet for a list of specialty areas.)
Evaluators are called upon to participate in approximately one to four site visits per year, depending upon need and availability. Prior to participation on a site visit, evaluators must submit their resumes and required evaluator forms, and take part in a training program. Training workshops are offered several times a year, in conjunction with the National Conference on Allied Health Education and other education conferences, and online as needed. (Click here for a list of upcoming training events.) All approved travel expenses incurred during the site visit are reimbursed, and a small honorarium is provided in appreciation of the evaluator’s service and commitment.
While serving as an evaluator requires time away from work and home, the benefits of participating in on-site evaluation visits are immeasurable for the participating evaluators, their home institutions, and the institutions being visited. Not only does the training and participation heighten one’s level of awareness and understanding of accreditation requirements -- it also provides the ability to observe from the inside how other institutions and programs operate. Participating on an evaluation team is an invaluable experience.
If you are interested in serving as an on-site evaluator for ABHES, Please review the Experience and Training Requirements; complete the forms in the Program Specialist Packet or Administrative Team Leader Packet; and submit the forms, along with a current resume or curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once all required documents have been submitted, evaluators may register for upcoming workshops at https://www.abhes.org/workshop_registration. To register for online training, contact email@example.com.
Thank you for your consideration; we appreciate any assistance you may provide to ABHES.