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Program Reviewers

Program reviewers visit and evaluate programs and make recommendations on accreditation to the ACEND® board.

Apply to Become a Program Reviewer

ACEND is seeking educators from each of the accredited program types (DTR, DPD, DI and CP) and practitioners who represent major areas of dietetics practice to become reviewers of ACEND accredited education programs. This volunteer position is an excellent way to gain leadership experience and skills.

Learn more about program reviewer responsibilities, training details and more.

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in becoming an ACEND program reviewer, the application is now closed. The application will reopen October 1-31, 2024.

When to apply:

Effective October 1, 2023, program reviewer applications will only be accepted during the following established timeframes each year:

  • October 1-31
  • February 1-28*
    *If it is a leap year, we will accept applications up until 11:59 p.m. (Central time) on February 29.

Program reviewers are eligible to become an ACEND Board Member.

To learn more about Board membership and eligibility requirements we encourage you to watch the recorded Board Information Session videos located in the Accreditation Resources Basecamp Project for Program Reviewers.

ACEND Program Reviewer Directory

View a list of current program reviewers.

Updating Program Reviewer Information

ACEND Program Reviewers can update their information by logging into the ACEND® Portal. To log in, please click the red button below and and enter your eatrightPRO credentials. If your credentials do not work, please contact the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Member Services Center by email or 800/877-1600 x 5000 for assistance resetting your username or password.

Access ACEND Portal

Find an ACEND-Accredited Program

ACEND has more than 600 accredited programs across the United States and select countries internationally, with in-person and online options. Use the search filters to find the program that fits your needs.