Lynn Caruthers 
817.330.0080 ext.115


Friday June 3, 2011 at 8:00 AM EDT
Saturday June 4, 2011 at  Noon EDT

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The Omni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Accreditation Workshop:

Join us for an informative workshop, which will include the:

  • Concept and overview of accreditation
  • Process of accreditation
  • Steps to the self study report with examples
  • Site visit process--how to prepare for it and what happens during and after the visit
  • Common stumbling blocks to accreditation and how to overcome them

Please download the Initial-Accreditation Self Study Report (ISSR) and bring your laptop to the workshop. You can download the ISSR   HERE

Internet access will not be available in the meeting room so please be sure to download the necessary materials prior to the workshop.

Hotel rooms are available at the William Penn Omni Hotel at a special rate of $159 per night plus tax for the CoAEMSP workshop. To make your hotel reservation and receive this special rate, please contact the hotel directly via the hotel link provided below.  Hotel reservations must be made no later than Tuesday, May 3, 2011 to guarantee the special room rate of $159 per night plus tax.  The special rate is only guaranteed through May 3, 2011, but may be still available on a space-available basis after that date. 

PLEASE NOTE:  As of May 5, 2011 the CoAEMSP block of rooms is filling up quickly and availability of the $159 per night plus tax rate is limited and will be guaranteed until close of business on May 6, 2011.  To make a room reservation, please contact the hotel directly at (412) 553-5187.  The group code for the block of rooms available is 17000607376.

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Workshop participants are responsible for their hotel reservations and should cancellation be necessary, please contact the William Penn Omni Hotel in advance of your anticipated arrival date.

 The workshop EARLY BIRD registration fee  is $275 until May 3, 2011.  Registration beginning May 4, 2011 is $325.  This fee includes the cost of the workshop plus breakfast, lunch  and breaks each day.  Registration will close automatically after May 24, 2011; attendees wishing to register after this date should contact the Executive Office at 817-330-0080 ext. 115 to be manually registered on a space-available basis. 

Payment is requested by credit card via PayPal at the time of registration.  Should an institution need to submit payment by check, please mail the check to the CoAEMSP Executive Office for manual processing.  Payment must be received no later than 10 days prior to the workshop in order to complete your reservation. Registrations cancelled after May 27, 2011 will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee.

Space is limited so register now!