November 15, 2018
Accreditation Timeline
 

INITIAL ABHES ACCREDITATION TIMELINE
ABHES has two travel cycles 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 ACCREDITATION TIMELINE
Self-Evaluation Reports (SER) are provided for completion approximately 12-18 months prior to the expiration of a grant of accreditation.  The renewal application and SER’s are emailed to selected schools in January and June of each year based upon the assigned travel cycle. 
 
WORKSHOP ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT
Accreditation Workshop attendance is required within 12 months PRIOR to the SER deadline.  Workshops are held in February, April, September and October of each year.  Visit Listing of Workshops for current workshop listing and/or to register online.
 
Initial Applications RECEIVED between August 1, 2018, and January 31, 2019
 
PROGRAMMATIC SER’s due May 1, 2019
• On-Site Team Visit between August and early November 2019
• Reviewed by the Commission at its January 2020 Meeting
 
INSTITUTIONAL Draft SER due May 1, 2019
• Prelim Visitation between August and October 2019
• Final SER due November 1, 2019
• On-Site Team Visit between February and early May 2020
• Reviewed by the Commission at its July 2020 Meeting
 
Initial Applications RECEIVED between February 1, 2019, and July 31, 2019
 
PROGRAMMATIC SER’s due November 1, 2019
• On-Site Team Visit between February and early May 2020
• Reviewed by the Commission at its July 2020 Meeting 
 
INSTITUTIONAL Draft SER due November 1, 2019
• Prelim Visitation between February and April 2020
• Final SER due May 1, 2020
• On-Site Team Visit between August and early November 2020
• Reviewed by the Commission at its January 2021 Meeting