• The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Accreditation department is comprised of 10 individuals who provide support for the activities related to on-site visits and CAPTE meetings. Staff are also available to respond to questions about the accreditation process.

    Our offices are located at:
    American Physical Therapy Association
    3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100
    Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085

    Hours: The Department of Accreditation is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, ET.

    Staff Contact List

    Candy Bahner, PT, DPT, MS (Accreditation - Interim Director)

    Phone: 703/706-3242 | Email: candybahner@apta.org  

    Ellen Price, PT, MEd (Accreditation - Senior Specialist, Interim Lead, PT Programs )

    Phone: 703/706-8593 | Email: ellenprice@apta.org  

    Cindy Mihelich, PT, MEd (Accreditation - Senior Specialist - Interim Lead PTA Programs Specialist)

    Phone: 703/706-3213 | Email: cindymihelich@apta.org  

    Mike Chevalier, PTA, AAS, BS (Accreditation - Lead Pre-Accreditation Specialist)

    Phone: 703/706-3385 | Email: michaelchevalier@apta.org

    Tim Artis (Associate, Accreditation, Projects)
    Phone: 703/706-3173 | Email: timartis@apta.org

    Eva Donley (Manager, Accreditation Office)
    Phone: 703/706-3243 | Email: evadonley@apta.org

    Teresa Emmons, PTA, AS, BS (Specialist, Accreditation, PTA Programs )
    Phone: 703/706-3231 | Email: teresaemmons@apta.org

    Kristy Gramling (Associate, Accreditation Office)
    Phone: 703/706-3244 | Email: kristygramling@apta.org

    Tasha Johnson (Associate, Accreditation, On-site Visits & Travel)
    Phone: 703/706-3247 | Email: tashajohnson@apta.org

  • Last Updated: 1/25/2021
    Contact: accreditation@apta.org