As part of the accreditation process “public comment” is solicited from interested parties.

Interested parties are invited to a public meeting at the Health Sciences Center with CAA site visitors on Thursday, March 8, at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be in Room K2023 and K2022, School of Nursing building, 555 S. Floyd St.

People who want to attend can get a copy of the Standards for Accreditation and/or the CAA’s Policy on Public Comment from the Accreditation Office at American Speech-Language Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, MD 20850, by calling ASHA’s Action Center at 800-498-2071 or by going to the ASHA’s website

The CAA site visitors will take comments on March 8. People also can send written comments to the address given above. Written comments must include the name, address and phone number of the interested party, as well as the commentator’s relationship to the program. All written comments must be signed. The identity of the person submitting comments will not be revealed.

Direct questions about the public meeting and/or comment solicitation to Angela R. Smith, administrative specialist, at 502-852-5277 or