August 29, 2015
Accreditation Timeline
 

INITIAL ABHES ACCREDITATION TIMELINE

ABHES has two travel cycles each followed by its own Commission meeting per year.  The first travel cycle is from February through early May for Commission review in July; and the second travel cycle is from August through early November for Commission review in the following January. 
***RENEWAL Applicants are provided Self Evaluation Reports (SER) for completion approximately 12 months prior to the expiration of a grant of accreditation.  The SER’s are mailed to selected schools in January and June of each year.  

WORKSHOP ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT

Accreditation Workshop attendance is required within 12 months of the SER deadline.  Workshops are held in February, September and October of each year.  Visit Listing of Workshops for current workshop listing and/or register online at Event Registration.

Initial Applications RECEIVED between August 2014 and January 2015
 PROGRAMMATIC SER’s due May 1, 2015
• On-Site Team Visit between August and early November 2015
• Reviewed by the Commission at its January 2016 Meeting

INSTITUTIONAL Draft SER due May 1, 2015
• Prelim Visitation between August and October 2015
• Final SER due November 1, 2015
• On-Site Team Visit between February and early May 2016
• Reviewed by the Commission at its July 2016 Meeting

Initial Applications RECEIVED between February 2015 and July 2015
 PROGRAMMATIC SER’s due November 1, 2015
• On-Site Team Visit between February and early May 2016
• Reviewed by the Commission at its July 2016 Meeting

INSTITUTIONAL Draft SER due November 1, 2015
• Prelim Visitation between February and April 2016
• Final SER due May 1, 2016
• On-Site Team Visit between August and early November 2016
• Reviewed by the Commission at its January 2017 Meeting

Initial Applications RECEIVED between August 2015 and January 2016
 PROGRAMMATIC SER’s due May 1, 2016
• On-Site Team Visit between August and early November 2016
• Reviewed by the Commission at its January 2017 Meeting

INSTITUTIONAL Draft SER due May 1, 2016
• Prelim Visitation between August and October 2016
• Final SER due November 1, 2016
• On-Site Team Visit between February and early May 2017
• Reviewed by the Commission at its July 2016 Meeting