LAST DAY to Register for "2020 COE Virtual Annual Meeting" (November 9-13) is October 30th. NEW: 2020 Action Items for the Council Business Session are Now Posted. Also, COVID-19 Alerts: Latest Update on 6/16/20.
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2020 Action Items for the Council Business Session

News Oct 14

The Council on Occupational Education has posted the action items that will be voted on by its membership during the Business Session at the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting on November 13, 2020. You may access the document using this link: 2020 Action Items for the Council Business Session — Nov 13 2020. The Council encourages […]

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UPDATE: Registration is Now CLOSED — 2020 COE Virtual Fall Candidate Academy – Part 1 (October 14-15, 2020)

News Oct 1

UPDATE: Registration is Now CLOSED (effective 10/1/20) ———————————————————————————————————————— 2020 COE Virtual Fall Candidate Academy, Part 1 (October 14 – 15, 2020) Please click on the following link to REGISTER for the 2020 COE Virtual Fall Candidate Academy, Part 1: https://www.eventsquid.com/event/10735 Candidate Academy, Part 1 – Seeking Candidacy (Maximum number of registrants is 40)   For […]

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UPDATE:  Registration is NOW OPEN — COE Virtual Annual Meeting

News Sep 24

2020 COE Virtual Annual Meeting. Workshops & General Sessions to be offered via Zoom the week of November 9 – 13, 2020. The Virtual Annual Meeting will offer workshops for institutions currently accredited with COE or candidate institutions that have completed Candidate Academy 1 and 2. Workshops for institutions preparing for a reaffirmation or initial accreditation visit are […]

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COE: Update on 2020 COE Annual Meeting

News Sep 3

COE 2020 ANNUAL MEETING The 2020 COE Annual Meeting will take place in November as originally scheduled.  However, as with every other element of work and life, the COVID-19 outbreak necessitates extraordinary changes in the way we conduct this event. Council staff are finalizing the details for the conversion of the Annual Meeting from a […]

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UPDATE: Registration is Now CLOSED — 2020 COE Virtual Summer Conference

News Jun 26

UPDATE:  Registration is Now CLOSED – 2020 COE Virtual Summer Conference (June 26, 2020) ————————————————————————————————————————- Notice: Registration Now Open — 2020 COE Virtual Summer Conference (June 10, 2020) You are invited to participate in the 2020 COE Virtual Summer Conference, July 13 – 17, 2020. The Virtual Summer Conference will offer workshops for institutions currently accredited with […]

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UPDATE: Registration is Now CLOSED — 2020 COE Summer Candidate Academy, Part 1

News Jun 26

UPDATE:  Registration is Now CLOSED – 2020 COE Summer Candidate Academy, Part 1 (June 26, 2020) ————————————————————————————————————————-   2020 COE Summer Candidate Academy, Part 1 (June 3, 2020) Please click on the following link to REGISTER for the 2020 COE Summer Candidate Academy, Part 1:  https://www.eventsquid.com/event/10167 Candidate Academy, Part 1 – Seeking Candidacy (Maximum number […]

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COE: UPDATE to COVID-19 Alert 4: Requirements for Reporting Student Achievement Data (June 4, 2020)

News Jun 16

June 16, 2020 Accommodations for Compliance with Student Achievement Data Benchmark The Commission has been concerned about institutions’ ability to comply with student achievement benchmarks due to the shutdowns required during the COVID-19 outbreak and the recovery period as well as great variation in state mandates for re-opening because of the pandemic. Many institutions have […]

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COE: COVID-19 Alert 6 (REVISED): Financial Information Submission Deadlines Extended

News Jun 13

(REVISED) ALERT: Financial Information Submission Deadlines Extended In its May 15th update, the U.S. Department of Education granted an additional six months for the submission of financial audits for the purpose of Title IV compliance. Based on this accommodation, the Commission has approved a six-month extension for submission of this data for institutions with fiscal […]

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COE: NEW Update on Summer Conference — Registration to Open June 10, 2020

News Jun 3

June 3, 2020 — NEW UPDATE:  Registration to Open on June 10, 2020 for COE Summer Conference! Please stay tuned… ——————————————————————————————————————— May 18, 2020 — The 2020 COE Summer Conference will take place in July as originally scheduled. However, as with every other element of work and life, the COVID-19 outbreak necessitates extraordinary changes in the […]

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COE: COVID-19 Alert 5: Submission Deadlines for Audited Financial Statements (For Private Institutions Only)

News Jun 1

Recently, the Department of Education extended its deadline for submission of audited financial statements and financial compliance reports from private institutions participating in Title IV financial aid by six months. Many COE member institutions have inquired about the Council doing the same. The Commission will take up this matter at its meeting this week and […]

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COE: UPDATE to COVID-19 ALERT 1: Temporary Approval for Distance Education Instruction (May 18, 2020)

News Jun 1

UPDATED COUNCIL COVID-19 ALERT 1: Temporary Approval for Distance Education Instruction (May 18, 2020) In its updated guidance regarding interruptions of study dated May 15, 2020, the Department of Education announced it has again extended the time period for the temporary use of distance education instruction to include payment periods that overlap March 5, 2020, […]

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USDE: (March 5, 2020; Addendum on March 20, 2020; Latest Addendum added May 15, 2020)_Guidance for interruptions of study related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

News Jun 1

On March 5, 2020, the Department of Education issued a memorandum providing guidance for institutions concerning the interruption of instruction due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).   IMPORTANT:  Addendum added March 20, 2020.  Read the FAQs link at the very bottom of the USDE notice (under Attachments) labeled:  COVID-19 FAQs, 4 Pages. Click here for a […]

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COE: Update on Summer Candidate Academy Part 1 & Part 2

News May 18

The 2020 COE Summer Candidate Academy Part 1 and Part 2 will take place in July as originally scheduled. However, as with every other element of work and life, the COVID-19 outbreak necessitates extraordinary changes in the way we conduct this event. Council staff are finalizing many details for the conversion of the Candidate Academy […]

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COE: COVID-19 ALERT 2 (ADDENDUM April 13, 2020): ACCOMMODATION FOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS (March 31, 2020)

News Mar 31

COUNCIL COVID-19 ALERT 2 (ADDENDUM April 13, 2020): ACCOMMODATION FOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS (March 31, 2020)   Temporary accommodations were implemented to assist institutions as they attempt to schedule and conduct advisory committee meetings on March 31, 2020. Further revisions were made to these accommodations on April 13, 2020.   REVISION:      The Commission approved […]

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COE: COVID-19 ALERT 2: ACCOMMODATION FOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS (March 31, 2020)

News Mar 31

COUNCIL COVID-19 ALERT 2: ACCOMMODATION FOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS (March 31, 2020) Temporary accommodations have been implemented to assist institutions as they attempt to schedule and conduct advisory committee meetings. All notices and documents that pertain to the COVID-19 outbreak are posted on the Council’s website (council.org) on the home page under ‘New and Events’. […]

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COE: COVID-19 ALERT 3: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS (March 31, 2020; *Updated April 7, 2020)

News Mar 31

COUNCIL COVID-19 ALERT 3: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS (March 31, 2020; *Updated April 7, 2020) The purpose of this email is to update Council member institutions regarding several events and issues that have arisen because of COVID-19 restrictions. All notices and documents that pertain to the COVID-19 outbreak are posted on the Council’s website (council.org) on the […]

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COE: (March 13, 2020)_COVID-19 and Interruptions to Institutional Operations

News Mar 19

[Note: This email was originally sent to all COE member institutions on March 13, 2020.]  This notice is intended to provide you with information related to accreditation activities during interruptions of institutional operations resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak. FSA Notice – March 5, 2020 The Council has placed a link on its website under ‘News […]

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