Category: Announcements

The NAACLS Board has opened a 45 day public comment period on the Draft Standards for Accredited and Approved Programs. The public comment period began on , June 20, 2012, and will conclude August 6, 2012. Comments may be submitted via email to

DMS Program: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT MLS Programs: Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science, a Program of Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO (transfer of sponsorship, effective July 2012)

The Joint Annual Survey of Programs has been released. It was sent from the ASCP. Please remember this is required of all Accredited/ Approved programs who had students in 2010-2011. If you did not receive an email, contact If you would like to prepare your answers ahead of time, go to this link:

James E. Daly, MEd, MT(ASCP), Program Director of the MLT Program at Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio, has received an Annual Service Recognition Award from his institution for 20 years of service. Mr. Daly serves the NAACLS Review Committee for Accredited Programs (RCAP) as Chair-Elect and as an MLT Educator. Everyone here at NAACLS wishes […]

The newest NAACLS Annual Volunteer Report is out, and our volunteers should be extremely pleased with their performance. Program Directors of NAACLS accredited/approved programs, however, should also be happy in knowing that NAACLS’ peer review process is showing an amazing amount of consistency, and even improvement, compared to last year’s first edition of the report.

The Summer 2012 cycle includes programs that will have site visits during Spring 2012 and will be placed on the agenda for the Summer 2012 meeting of the review committees. Recommendations from the committees will be acted upon by the Board in Fall 2012.

As mentioned before, the NAACLS News is going through some changes. After this issue the NAACLS News will be using a blog format in order to deliver more consistent content. Obviously NAACLS News will feature new articles, but we will also be able to organize older articles, making them easier for you to access. Over […]

For over 30 years the NAACLS News has been the primary way for NAACLS to inform our volunteers and programs of important updates regarding our accreditation process. After the fall newsletter the NAACLS News will be converted into a blog format. This evolution will allow staff to establish a more constant flow of information as […]

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