American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Site Visits and Site Visitors

Site Visit Manual

Access policies, procedures, and forms related to the conduct and report of a site visit to a graduate education program as part of its accreditation review by the CAA. The manual is intended for use by both programs and site visit team members.

Site Visits

Site Visits: What to Expect, How to Prepare [PDF]
Find answers to the most commonly asked questions of programs preparing to host a CAA site visit, including suggested preparations, agenda development tips, and preparing documentation. (2013 ASHA Convention auxiliary session presentation)

What We Did to Prepare for Our Visit [PDF]
Seeking guidance on how to prepare for a CAA site visit? Gail Kempster, SLP Program Director at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois and an experienced CAA site visitor, shared her strategies and suggestions at the Site Visits: What to Expect, How to Prepare auxiliary session at the ASHA Convention in November 2013.  

Suggested Review Materials
Getting ready for a site visit team to come to your program? View a recommended set of materials that programs should have available at the time of the site visit.

Call for Public Comment
See the list of programs at which CAA expects to conduct a site visit in the coming semesters. The CAA is seeking public comment about these programs during this accreditation review cycle.

Serving as a Site Visitor

Qualifications and Expectations for Service
Read about this rewarding volunteer opportunity in the accreditation process.

Site Visitor Pool
See the current list of volunteers that serve as CAA site visitors. The CAA maintains a pool of approximately 20–30 practitioners and 50–60 academics.

FAQs: CAA Site Visitor Application, Activities, & Expectations
Get answers to your questions about the CAA site visitor experience!

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