CIDA Workshop – March 2017

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sunday, March 12, 2017
Immediately following the IDEC 2017 Conference in Chicago, IL

Is your program interested in seeking accreditation or scheduled to seek reaccreditation? If so, consider attending CIDA’s Accreditation Workshop. Participants will gain a wealth of information about the accreditation process and best practices for undertaking an accreditation review. Experienced program faculty, CIDA site visitors, and staff provide insight and guidance on key elements of the accreditation process including preparing for a site visit, writing the Program Analysis Report, and using CIDA Standards as a tool for effective program self-study and continuous quality improvement. This year’s workshop will also include a presentation and discussion focused on CIDA’s Professional Standards 2017.

Workshop features:      

  • Valuable how-to information to help your program prepare for a CIDA review
  • Real stories from programs that have recently completed a CIDA review
  • Advice from site visitors, program coordinators, and others about organizing an effective site visit
  • Opportunities to engage in discussion that will enhance understanding of accreditation and CIDA’s Professional Standards 2017

Fee: $400 for all-day workshop, lunch included

Registration: Register online here

For more information: Contact Megan Scanlan in the CIDA office at or 616.458.0400