ACEND® invites applications from organizations interested in sponsoring a nutrition and dietetics program that would be accredited under the ACEND® Future Education Model Accreditation Standards for Associate, Bachelor's or Graduate Degree Programs as an early adopter demonstration program. Applications for the second cohort of demonstration programs are due by 11:00 a.m. (Central time) on January 11, 2019.
The ACEND® Standards Committee provides a brief update about its Standards development work in a newsletter published every other month. Review recent updates for the Standards Committee. Contact ACEND® at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-877-1600 x5400 with any questions or comments.
ACEND® has received many questions about the Future Education Model and has compiled a Frequently Asked Questions document with the most commonly asked questions and ACEND®'s response to each. Download PDF of Frequently Asked Questions.
This report summarizes data collected in multiple projects conducted with stakeholders, shares information collected in the environmental scan and recommends a new model for future education of nutrition and dietetics practitioners. Download a PDF of the Rationale Document and the document's appendices.
ACEND® hosts a virtual town hall quarterly to answer your questions about ACEND®'s work. The next town hall is scheduled for Wednesday, September 19 at 3 p.m. (Central time). All stakeholders are invited to participate. Learn more about Virtual Town Hall Meetings.
The ACEND® Forum presentation at FNCE® 2017 provided an update on ACEND®'s Standards work and the Future Education Model. Also discussed were the topics of competency-based education and competency assessment. You can view the presentation and the slides using the links below: