Thank you for your continued support of ACVREP. We had a very busy and productive year. In 2015 ACVREP accomplished the following:
Launched a new website and database allowing all processes to be completed and paid online and providing
Online Recertification Tracker to organize recertification points and documents
24/7 account status information
Ability to search for approved CE events by provider, by date or by location or by online/on demand
Job Search page
Implemented a streamlined CE provider application and approval process and approved 94 providers under the new program who listed over 200 CE opportunities during the year
Declared 275 applicants Eligible to take certification exam
Scheduled 501 exams
Certified 218 new applicants
Recertified 727 certificants
That equals a total of 1,815 actions completed on behalf of applicants, certificants and CE providers
Conducted a CLVT beta exam and launched the new updated CLVT exam
Developed a list of CLVTs who will serve as off-site supervisors for internships
Updated the COMS exam and announced the beta to begin in January 2016
Working with the Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist (CATIS) Subject Matter Expert Committee developed the criteria for this new certification that will launch in 2016.
Spent over 300 hours participating in Subject Matter Expert Committees and Task Force meetings. Volunteers invested over 2,400 hours participating on the Subject Matter Expert Committees and Task Forces.
Spent $48,600 to complete the CLVT exam update and begin the CVRT and COMS exam updates and has committed to spending an additional $100,000+ in 2016 to complete the update of the COMS and CVRT exams and launch the CATIS exam.
The Board of Directors and Staff of ACVREP wish you a wonderful 2016 !