Knowledgeable, Proven, Experienced CACREP Experts
Our team knows how to achieve CACREP accreditation because they’ve done it before. They understand the core elements of a successful accreditation process. They have direct and personal experience providing expertise that will assist you in addressing each of the CACREP standards.
Our experts also lead an experienced team of project coordinators and programming staff - available and skilled in providing added support as your program requires.
Meet Our CACREP Team Leaders
John Rigney, EdD, NCC, LPCC-S is an experienced counselor educator, consultant and clinician. He has served in counselor education since 1988 with appointments as a faculty member, department chair and dean of the graduate school.
Dr. Rigney began his work in CACREP accreditation in 1994, in a counseling department with 3 faculty. Under his leadership, Dr. Rigney helped develop 27 CACREP counselor education programs that now enroll over 400 graduate students.
Keith Gibson PhD is a Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years in research, clinical and consulting practice. Dr. Gibson has also held leadership roles in research and program evaluation.
Dr. Gibson currently specializes in program evaluation and system analysis - drawing upon his broad base of professional experience as a practicing psychologist in numerous behavioral health settings. Dr. Gibson integrates technology with education. He enjoys helping universities evaluate their programs to implement, meet, and maintain CACREP standards. Dr. Gibson also works closely with university program coordinators, administrators and faculty to develop program standards and systems that will support CACREP accreditation.