ARC-PA workshop Accreditation and You REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

July 22-24, 2018

The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, Ohio


This workshop will provide PA program faculty an overview of the accreditation process including sessions designed to give participants the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the interpretation of individual Standards.


This workshop focuses on bringing the Standards, accreditation manual and required data reports together as working tools for programs. Sessions will address the application and site visit, data collection and analysis over time for the self-study report and specific Standards cited most often in the 4th edition.


Dates and Times:
The Accreditation and You workshop begins at noon on Sunday, July 22, 2018 with sessions until 6:30 PM (snack provided, lunch and dinner on your own). On Monday, July 23 the workshop begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast and lunch provided) and adjourns at 5:30 PM (Dinner on your own). On Tuesday, July 24, the workshop begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast and snack provided) and adjourns at noon.

An optional Overview of Accreditation for new faculty is included in the workshop fee and will be held 9:30am-11am, Sunday, July 22, 2018.

Space is limited. Priority will be given to first time registrants from programs scheduled for site visits in 2018-2019. Programs are limited to two attendees per program.

The registration fee for the Accreditation and You workshop is $1,250 per person. The fee includes all meeting materials, breakfast and lunch on Monday, breakfast on Tuesday and snack breaks throughout all days.


Registration fees must be received by June 15, 2018. The ARC-PA does not accept credit cards.

Make checks payable to: ARC-PA, Inc.


Hotel: Ritz-Carlton – Cleveland
The conference guestroom rate at the Ritz-Carlton – Cleveland is $229 per night plus 16.5% tax, single or double occupancy. The conference rate will be available July 19-27, 2018 (based on guestroom availability).

Once your registration is confirmed, please use this link: Book your group rate for ARC-PA Workshop  

or contact the Ritz-Carlton directly at 216-623-1300 and ask for the ARC-PA Workshop room block. (Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card and “no shows” will be billed one night.)  The room block is available until June 22, 2018. However, only a limited number of rooms are reserved, so make your reservation early.


Registration Form:

The form was due by June 8, 2018. The ARC-PA will send confirmation of registration to the email listed on the registration form.


Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements. Air, hotel and other travel arrangements should not be made until confirmation of registration from the ARC-PA.


The hotel is 15 miles / 20 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). The hotel is easily accessible via the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) on the Red Line:

  1. Take the Red Line to Tower City – Public Square Station, cost is $2.25 each way.
  2. After exiting the train, take the elevator to M3.
  3. Turn right out of the elevator, and the hotel’s arrival lobby is located to the left.


The Ritz-Carlton, Tower City Center, 1515 West Third Street, Cleveland, OH 44113, (216) 623-1300. Valet Parking (no self-park): $30 per day. Check-in: 4 p.m.  Check-out: 12 p.m.



Questions about Content? Contact Suzanne York

Questions about Registration? Contact Mercedes Beard