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1. Accreditation Review Request and Face Sheet (Appendix 3) to ACPE, with copies to Area Accreditation Chair and Accreditation Commission Chair.
2. Application fee paid
3. Statements of good financial standing (fees paid) received from ACPE
4. Feasibility study and other required materials completed and included:
4.1 Center Disclosure Information form (Appendix 4)
4.2. Statement of good financial standing from ACPE
4.3. List of professional advisory group members (name and title)
4.4. Student handbook (primary document for assessing compliance with many ACPE standards; does not need to be duplicated in feasibility study document)
4.7. Appendix 5 Part I and Part II indicating where in the student handbook(s) required standards are addressed and where specific files, etc. are located on site
4.8 Description and documentation of Feasibility Study process and methodology:
a. how key personnel, e.g., staff, administration, professional consultation group, were familiarized with ACPE organization, ACPE 2016 Standards and 2016 Accreditation Manual;
b. rationale and objectives for adding a CPE program (or Certified Educator CPE program) at the center;
c. administrative structure and support available to meet ACPE standards and center’s capacity to meet the standards; include a description of professional advisory group’s involvement;
d. curriculum based on ACPE standards (See ACPE Standards 309-319
e. clinical and educational resources;
f. policies and procedures needed for the function of CPE programs;
g. how center plans to comply with ACPE standards (do not repeat material in the student handbook);
h. assessment of the overall potential for compliance with ACPE standards for each specific CPE program;
i. strengths and limitations of proposed center an each CPE program identifying unique qualities (including limitations) of the center and the educational programs; include changes proposed as a result of the feasibility study;
j. center’s future plans.
5. Copy of all required materials sent to each member of the site visit team at least 45 days (postmarked) prior to site visit.