BOC Board Seeks AT Director Applications
If you have been looking for a new leadership
opportunity in the athletic training profession, take
note: the BOC Board of Directors will hold an
election this fall for a new AT Director.
Anyone interested in running must complete an
application and submit a résumé to the Nominating
Committee. The election guide and application are
available at www.bocatc.org/election.
As in past years, board is highlighting areas it
feels are under-represented. The board especially
encourages applications from:
•;ATs with international experience
•;ATs of all races and ethnicities
•;Young professionals with leadership experience
The election will
begin in September.
The new AT Director
will take office
following a year
of mentorship and
learning as an AT
The term is 3 years, with the possibility of
reappointment for 1 term. Each BOC Board Director
serves as 1 of 9 directors responsible for the
development, implementation and management of the
policies and procedures of the BOC.
May/June 2015 July/Aug 2015 October 2015
BOC;Central™ Must be enrolled in an athletic training education program accredited by the CAATE
Apply Must be enrolled/registered in final semester/quarter prior to obtaining degree
Deadline 5/4 6/29 9/14
Register 5/1 - 5/11 6/26 - 7/6 9/11 - 9/21
Schedule 5/20 - 6/8 7/15 - 8/3 9/30 - 10/21
Exam 5/30 - 6/13 7/25 - 8/8 10/10 - 10/24
Scores Exam results are posted in BOC Central™ and mailed 2-4 weeks from the last day of the exam window
The BOC has the only accredited
certification program for ATs in the
US. Since 1982, the BOC has
been continuously accredited
by the National Commission for
Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
The BOC must undergo review
and reaccreditation every 5 years
through the NCCA, which is the
accreditation body of Institute for
Credentialing Excellence (ICE).
The Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) has been responsible for the
certification of Athletic Trainers (ATs) since 1969. The BOC was the
certification arm of the professional membership organization the
National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) until 1989 when the
BOC became an independent non-profit organization.
The BOC exists so that healthcare professionals worldwide have
access to globally recognized standards of competence and
exceptional credentialing programs that support them in the protection
of the public and the provision of excellent patient care.
To provide exceptional credentialing programs for healthcare
professionals to assure protection of the public.
Integrity, Professionalism, Fairness, Transparency, Service