Call for Comments on Proposed Changes

Proposed FAQ Section of ACOE Website

The Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) invites you to provide the ACOE with feedback on the proposed addition of a Frequently Asked Questions section to be published in the Accreditation Resources section of the ACOE website.

We welcome any input you might have regarding this proposed guidance.  Also, if you have additional questions about standard 1.4 or other components of the July 1, 2017 Professional Optometric Degree Standards, we invite you to submit them.  The ACOE will develop additional guidance as needed.  The 2017 Professional Optometric Degree standards are published on the ACOE website at in the Accreditation Resources section/Professional Optometric Degree Programs.  

Please review the proposed draft FAQ section and send any comments you might have by no later than December 15, 2017 via email to or to:            

Joyce Urbeck, ACOE Director           
Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
243 N. Lindbergh Blvd., Floor 1
St. Louis, MO  63141

The ACOE will consider comments received and the further develop the FAQ section at the ACOE Winter Meeting on February 9-11, 2018, and the FAQs will be published on the ACOE web site following the meeting.

This call for comments was posted on October 30, 2017.