August 19, 2017
Listing of Workshops
 

ACCREDITATION WORKSHOPS
 
 
IMPORTANT NOTE:   Accreditation workshop materials are provided on a USB drive, so all attendees must bring a laptop computer or smart tablet for use during such workshops.
 
 
MIAMI, FLORIDA

Institutional/Programmatic (Combo) Accreditation Workshop
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 14, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2017 (Repeat Session)
 
To register, visitABHES September 2017 Accreditation Workshop Registration
 
JW Marriott
1109 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
1-800-228-9290; or
1-800-503-1434
 
A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at a special discounted rate of $185 single deluxe room.  To make a reservation online, visit ABHES Sept 2017 JW Marriott Hotel Block. You may also make a reservation by phone by calling the phone numbers above.  Be sure to refer to group name, ABHES Accreditation.  Rates cannot be changed at check-in or check-out for guests who fail to identify their affiliation at the time the reservation is made.  Individual reservations must be made on or before Noon, EST, August 28, 2017.  Sleeping rooms are limited and are likely to sell out prior to the cut-off date, so do not delay in making your hotel reservation as rooms are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.  After the cut-off date, any new room reservations will be accepted by the hotel based upon space availability at the rate in effect at that time.  You may cancel your reservation without penalty up to 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival.
 
Airline reservations should be made to and from the Miami International Airport (MIA).  The hotel is approximately 8 miles from the airport.  Airport shuttle services, Uber, Lyft, and/or taxis can be obtained from the airport for a fee. 
 
 
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Institutional/Programmatic (Combo) Accreditation Workshop
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017
 
To register, visit ABHES October 2017 Accreditation Workshop Registration
 
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
1-877-734-2726
 
A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at a special discounted rate of $209.  To make a reservation online, visit link, ABHES Accreditation Workshop. You may also make a reservation by phone by calling the phone number above.  Be sure to refer to the group name, “Institutional/Programmatic Combo Accreditation Workshop”.  Rates cannot be changed at check-in or check-out for guests who fail to identify their affiliation at the time the reservation is made.  Individual reservations must be made on or before 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time), September 8, 2017.  Sleeping rooms are limited and are likely to sell out prior to the cut-off date, so do not delay in making your hotel reservation as rooms are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.  After the cut-off date, any new room reservations will be accepted by the hotel based upon space availability at the rate in effect at that time.  You may cancel your reservation without penalty up to 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival.  An early departure fee of $100.00 will apply if a Customer attendee checks out prior to the confirmed checkout date.
 
Airline reservations should be made to and from San Diego International Airport.  The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to/from the San Diego International Airport. The courtesy airport shuttle arrives every 20-25 minutes from 4:45am - 1am, seven days a week.  For pick up details, which vary depending on the arriving terminal, visit http://www.sheratonsandiegohotel.com/san-diego-airport-shuttle
 
 
EVALUTOR TRAINING  
 
More to be listed soon.
 
 
EVALUTOR TRAINING WEBINARS
 
Advanced Administrative Team Leader Evaluator Training Webinar
Thursday, July 20, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. EDT
 
This advanced webinar will build on the core evaluator curriculum to prepare attendees to serve as administrative team leaders on ABHES site visits.  Training will cover standards specific to the institutional and programmatic team leader visitation reports.  Participants must have knowledge of USDOE regulations, student finances, satisfactory academic progress and credit/clock hour conversion. 
 
Core Evaluator Training Webinar (Required for all New Evaluators)
Tuesday, August 1, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m. EDT
 
Foundational training to prepare participants to serve as evaluators on ABHES site visits.  Advanced training is required for the following evaluator specialty areas: administrative team leader, distance education, surgical technology and baccalaureate and master’s degree programs.
 
*NEW* 2017 Surveying & Interviewing Procedures Training Webinar
Wednesday, August 2, 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. EDT
 
This 30-minute training update will cover new surveying and interviewing procedures for 2017, including how to obtain student satisfaction survey results for your program specialist report when reviewing a full distance education program.  We’ll include some humorous, yet poignant, video clips to lighten up your lunch hour.