Accreditation Orientation Workshop - March 2020


For applicant and accredited PHP & SPH only.

*The next AOW for SBPs is July 30-31, 2020. Registration for that event opens spring 2020.

*Those who have not yet had an IAS accepted by the Council are not eligible to attend.Click here to learn more about the accreditation process.

When & Where

March 16-17, 2020

Workshop begins: Monday, March 16, 12:00 pm
Workshop ends: Tuesday, March 17, 2:30 pm

Crystal Gateway Marriott

1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 920-3230


The workshop will focus on the following:

  • Thorough review of the 2016 Accreditation Criteria 
    • Detailed expectations for each criterion
    • Data collection requirements
    • Common pitfalls and challenges
    • Q & A with CEPH staff
  • Overview of accreditation policies and procedures
  • Opportunities to network and share ideas with other CEPH-accredited and applicant units


Registration fee: $400 per attendee

  • Fee includes materials, networking reception on Monday and lunch on Tuesday.
  • No refunds will be issued if you are unable to attend the workshop.

Click here to register for the March 2020 Accreditation Orientation Workshop.

  • Registration accepted on first-come, first-served basis. CEPH reserves the right to limit the number of attendees from each school or program depending on capacity.
  • Your registration is complete once applicable payments have been submitted.
  • Payments can be made with a credit/debit card online through Paypal. (If you do not have a Paypal account, when prompted, select the gray “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” button on the login screen.) All payments are final and cannot be refunded. Registration fees must be paid if full in order to attend the workshop. 
  • Payments must be made separately for the AOW and Express Consultations (if you elect to do the consultation).

To submit your payment for the AOW click here. If you require an invoice or need to pay by check, contact Olivia Luzzi.

Travel & Hotel

Participants are responsible for travel and hotel accommodations.

Rooms are available through the ASPPH room block.

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Click here to book your room

Express Consultations

Optional one-hour individual express consultations are available by appointment before and after the workshop.

  • Monday, March 16 starting at 9:00 am 
  • Tuesday, March 17 starting at 3:00 pm 
  • Wednesday, March 18
  • Thursday March 19

The optional express consultations provide an opportunity for individual feedback; in-depth discussion of specific questions; and/or real-time staff review of draft materials you bring with you.

There is a $175 fee for each express consultation. 

To register for an express consultation, email Olivia Luzzi.