PUBLIC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT:

Re-Accreditation Application for the Master’s Program in Speech-Language Pathology offered by the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at The College of Saint Rose.

The master’s program (M.S.Ed.) in Speech-Language Pathology offered by the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at The College of Saint Rose is currently accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Blvd, #310, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. The program is accredited through July 31, 2017.

During 2017, the program is undergoing a re-accreditation review and site visit. As part of the site visit, a public meeting will be held at 4:30-5:30pm on Monday, March 27, 2017 in the Symposium Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Lally Building. The address of the Lally Building is 1009 Madison Ave in Albany NY.

All are welcome to attend. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with members of the accreditation site visit team to provide personal observations and experiences related to the graduate program’s compliance with the CAA’s accreditation standards.

A copy of the Standards for Accreditation and/or the CAA’s Policy on Public Comment may be obtained by contacting the Accreditation Office at ASHA, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, Maryland 20850, calling ASHA’s Action Center at 800-498-2071, or accessing the documents online at www.asha.org/academic/accreditation.

Comments Submitted Prior to the Site Visit

Individuals who wish to submit written testimony must adhere to the following procedures: All comments about education programs are due in the Accreditation Office no later than 15 days before the first day of the scheduled site visit. Comments received after this time will not be forwarded to the site visit team for consideration during the accreditation review. All written testimony—including comments faxed or submitted as e-mail attachments—must include the commenter’s name, address and telephone contact information and the commenter’s relationship to the program in order for Accreditation staff to verify the source of the testimony. All comments must be signed.

Comments Should be Submitted to:

Accreditation Public Comment Council on Academic

Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language

Pathology (CAA) American Speech-Language-

Hearing Association

2200 Research Boulevard, #310

Rockville, MD 20850

accreditation@asha.org

Fax: 301-296-8570

For More Information, Contact:

Benjamin Marvin
Director of Media Relations