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What are the ABET training requirements?

volunteers participating in training workshopProgram evaluator (PEV) candidates are expected to complete prerequisite work for a one-and-a-half-day face-to-face training workshop. Pre-work takes approximately 20 to 25 hours to complete and must be submitted at least three weeks prior to training.  

The ABET program evaluator training pre-work website encompasses six modules covering:

  • The role of the PEV
  • The accreditation process
  • Application of the criteria
  • Outcomes assessment basics
  • The PEV performance appraisal process

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What refresher training does ABET require?

ABET requires that all program evaluators must complete a newly developed, online training course if they have:

  • Not gone on an evaluation visit in the last two years
  • Been active for five or more years

To successfully complete the training, program evaluators must pass three quizzes, referred to as "Checks for Understanding."


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What travel expenses will ABET cover?

ABET will:

  • Cover all reasonable travel expenses for the face-to-face training
  • Cover all campus-visit-related travel expenses in full
  • Coordinate all travel arrangements

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What are the ABET face-to-face training dates?


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