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Join NCOPE at the Student/Resident Networking Night on 3/5/2020 at the Academy Meeting

All students and residents are welcome to meet and socialize at this free networking event.  Make professional connections and chat with the future of the profession. This event starts at 5:30 PM.  For inquiries, please contact Dominique Mungo:

Thomas Karolewski, MA, CP, FAAOP Assumes the NCOPE Chair Position

On January 1, 2020, Thomas Karolewski, MA, CP, FAAOP assumed the chair position for the NCOPE Board of Directors.  Walter Afable, MBA, CP will be assuming the role of immediate past president after helping NCOPE implement numerous milestones including the...

NCOPE is Hosting “Talk O&P Education and Residency” on 3/5/2020 at the Academy Annual Meeting

Join NCOPE for a unique educational session tailored to Orthotic, Prosthetic, and Pedorthic Educations in addition to Residency Directors / Mentors.  To see the detailed schedule or register to attend, please visit the TOPER Event Information Page for additional...

CAAHEP Approves O&P Assistant Standards

NCOPE is pleased to announce that the CAAHEP board of directors has approved the educational standards for O&P Assistant Education.  For individuals interested in viewing the final draft of the standards, please access a PDF copy of the standards by clicking on...

Our Mission: Improving lives and strengthening the profession through education.


NCOPE is responsible for accrediting orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic education programs including the clinical residency. In partnership with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), NCOPE leverages evidence-based accreditation practices to demonstrate its dedication to enhancing the profession. NCOPE is committed to enhancing the technical and clinical services delivered by the students and residents today, and in their future practice.




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