April 21, 2023 – The 2023 Team Approval Application is Now Open!

All cleft/craniofacial teams in the US or Canada and ACPA Approved Teams whose approval expires this year are invited to apply. ACPA Team Approval is for teams that demonstrate they meet the Standards for Approval of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Teams. The 2023 Team Approval applications are due June 30, 2023. Click here to learn more about the application.

Teams are approved for up to five years. There is a non-refundable $325 application fee. If a team is approved, this fee will count as the team’s first year listing fee. All ACPA Approved Teams are expected to complete a self-audit report and team listing fee starting the year following approval. Team fees cover the administration of the ACPA Team Approval program.

A webinar on the team approval process is scheduled for May 11 at 3:00 PM EDT. Sign up for the free webinar.

All expiring teams have been notified by email. Email teams@acpacares.org or call 919.933.9044 x 214 for more information.