Workshops and Conferences

ARC-PA Workshop Accreditation and You
July 21-23, 2019
Hilton Downtown, 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.  It focuses on bringing the Standards 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 21, 2019 with sessions until 6PM (snack provided, lunch and dinner on your own).  On Monday, July 22 the workshop begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast and lunch provided) and adjourns at 5:30 PM (Dinner on your own).  On Tuesday, July 23, 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 21, 2019.

Space is limited. Register early. Priority will be given to first time registrants from programs scheduled for site visits in 2019-2020. Programs are limited to two attendees per program. Individuals serving as consultants to programs are not eligible to attend.

REGISTRATION:
The Registration Form  is due by June 7, 2019.  The ARC-PA will send confirmation of registration to the email listed on the registration form.

FEES:
The registration fee for the Accreditation and You workshop is $1,350 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 14, 2019.
The ARC-PA does not accept credit cards. Make checks payable to:  ARC-PA, Inc.

TRAVEL:
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 is received from the ARC-PA.

HOTEL: Hilton Downtown Cleveland 
The conference guestroom rate at the Hilton Downtown Cleveland is $219 per night plus taxes and fees. The conference rate will be available July 19-25, 2019 (based on guestroom availability).

Once your registration is confirmed, please use this link: https://book.passkey.com/e/49846734
or contact the hotel directly at 216-413-5000 and ask for the ARC-PA Workshop room block. (Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card.)  The ARC-PA has reserved a limited block of rooms, so make your reservation early.  The conference guestroom rate will be available until June 21, 2019.

The hotel is 12 miles / 15 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).
Hilton Downtown Cleveland hotel is located at 100 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, OH 44114.
Phone: 216-413-5000
Check-in: 4:00 pm. Check-out: 11:00 am
Self-parking: $28.00. Valet parking: $39.00

QUESTIONS?
Questions about Content? Contact Suzanne York:  suzanneyork@arc-pa.org
Questions about Registration? Contact Mercedes Beard:  Mercedes@arc-pa.org

Cancellation policy for ARC-PA sponsored events
1. Registrants who are unable to attend an event for any reason may substitute, by arrangement with ARC-PA, someone else from the same institution with no additional expense.
2. If a registrant is unable to attend an event and a substitution is not an option, the following refund arrangements will apply:
a. Registrations cancelled 15 days or more before the event will be refunded 100%.
b. Registrations cancelled less than 15 days before the event will forfeit $500 of the event fee and the remaining balance of the fee will be refunded.
3. Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks after the event.

 


Entering the ARC-PA Provisional Accreditation Pathway

Registration is Closed. The next Provisional Pathway Conference will be held in 2020.

April 25-26, 2019

The Georgian Terrace, Atlanta, Georgia

This conference will give individuals involved in the planning of a PA program an overview of the provisional accreditation process. It will provide an orientation to the Standards, address completing the provisional application and preparing for the initial site visit and give participants the opportunity to ask questions.

 

DATES AND TIMES: The conference begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 25, 2019 with sessions until 6:00 PM (followed by dinner, provided). On Friday, April 26, the conference begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast and lunch provided) and adjourns at 3:00 PM.

 

FEES: The registration fee for the Provisional Pathway Conference is $2000 per person or $3500 per two registrations from the same institution. The fee includes all meeting materials, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 

Registration fees must be received by December 14, 2018.  The ARC-PA does not accept credit cards. More information about payment of fees will be sent with conference registration confirmation.

 

Air, hotel and other travel arrangements should not be made until registrants receive confirmation of registration from the ARC-PA.

 

Travel: Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements.

 

Hotel: The conference guest room rate at The Georgian Terrace is $189 per night plus tax, based on availability, single or double occupancy. The hotel is 20 minutes (12 miles) from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The ARC-PA has reserved a limited block of rooms from Wednesday, April 24 to Friday, April 26. To secure a hotel room at the conference rate, hotel reservations must be made by April 3, 2019.

 

Use the following weblink https://book.passkey.com/e/49706311 to book a room.

 

Or use the following dedicated Group Reservations phone numbers to access the special block rates and book within the block.
Reservations Toll Free: 1-800-651-2316                                           Reservations Local Phone: 1-404-897-1991
Attendees must notify the hotel, at the time of reservation, that they are with the ARC-PA Provisional Accreditation Conference to obtain the group rate of $189.00.

 

Cancellation policy: Registrants who are unable to attend the conference for any reason may substitute, by arrangement with ARC-PA, someone else from the same institution at no additional expense.

1. If a registrant is unable to attend an event and a substitution is not an option, the following refund arrangements will apply:

a. Registrations cancelled 15 days or more before the event will be refunded 100%.
b. Registrations cancelled less than 15 days before the event will forfeit $500 of the event fee and the remaining balance of the fee will be refunded.

2. Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks after the event.

 

QUESTIONS?
Questions about the conference? Contact Suzanne York:  suzanneyork@arc-pa.org
Questions about registration and fees? Contact Mercedes Beard: Mercedes@arc-pa.org


Cancellation policy for ARC-PA sponsored events

1.Registrants who are unable to attend an event for any reason may substitute, by arrangement with ARC-PA, someone else from the same institution with no additional expense.

2.If a registrant is unable to attend an event and a substitution is not an option, the following refund arrangements will apply:

a.Registrations cancelled 15 days or more before the event will be refunded 100%.
b.Registrations cancelled less than 15 days before the event will forfeit $500 of the event fee and the remaining balance of the fee will be refunded.

3.Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks after the event.