Public Notice: Invitation for Public Comments Regarding Hiwassee College’s Dental Hygiene Program

The Dental Hygiene Program at Hiwassee College will undergo an accreditation site visit to be conducted April 16 and 17, 2019, by a team representing the Commission on Dental Accreditation, CODA. 

CODA is recognized by the U. S. Department of Education as the sole agency to accredit dental and dental-related education programs presented at the post-secondary level. 

Third parties, including faculty, students, administration, specialty and dental-related organizations, patients and consumers are invited to submit comments. All comments must pertain only to the standards relative to the particular program being reviewed or policies and procedures used in the accreditation process. A copy of the Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs and/or the Commission’s policy on third party comments may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 800/621-8099, extension 4653 or 

Public Comments must be received by February 16, 2019, sixty (60) days prior to the visit and submitted to: 

Commission on Dental Accreditation 211 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 

Specific information on verification of postings will be available on-site during the CODA visit.