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Committee on Rehabilitation Accreditation

Penny P. Willmering, Ph.D., CRC, LPC, FNRCA

Phone: 479-968-0461

The purpose of the Committee on Rehabilitation Accreditation (CoRA)  is to promote, support, and advance quality  undergraduate educational programs for rehabilitation practitioners.


Sponsor for Rehabilitation Accreditation

CoRA's accreditation services are provided by professionals who are  specifically trained in curriculum and standards for rehabilitation accreditation.  Accreditation procedures and guidelines are driven by CAAHEP policy and supported by the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association (NRCA).  NRCA serves as CoRA's sponsoring organization and a NRCA representative serves on the Committee on Rehabilitation Accreditation.   

National Rehabilitation Counseling Association


CoRA Board Members

Dr. Penny Willmering, CRC, LPC, CoRA Co-Chair
Dr. David Perry, CRC, CoRA Co-Chair
Dr. Michelle Marmé, CRC, LCPC, CoRA Secretary
Dr. Chrisann Schiro-Geist, CRC, CoRA Treasurer
Dr. Karen Barrett, CoRA Social Media Consultant 
Dr. Alan Bruce, CoRA International Consultant
Dr. J. Chad Duncan, CRC, CPO, CoRA Committee Member
Dr. Benjamin Jenkins, CRC, CoRA Committee Member
Dr. Regina Robertson, CRC, LPC, CoRA Committee Member
Dr. Frances Siu, CRC, CoRA Committee Member









Upcoming Events

Questions about accreditation?

National Council on Rehabilitation Education Conference, October 25-27, Renaissance Arlington Capital Hotel, Arlington VA. 

Come meet CoRA committee members at the Poster Presentation  on October 25th at 5:00 p.m. We will be available throughout the conference to share exciting news about how to pursue accreditation!  


Accreditation Documents