A Member of Excellence will receive a PDF certificate and Member of Excellence logo.
A Member of Excellence will attain a minimum of 8 of the following 11 criteria:
Download the Member of Excellence Commitment form; sign and date the form.
Hold a current IAAP Certification
Actively participate in the IAAP web community forum discussions or write an article during the current fiscal year (minimum 200 words), and have it published in an IAAP publication (chapter, division, or international level.) Recommending another author’s article does not qualify.
Attend at least one professional educational workshop, seminar, webinar, or conference (at least 60 minutes in length) and provide a short paragraph on how the training relates to your job or your role in IAAP. It can be an IAAP or non-IAAP workshop, seminar, or conference; however, it cannot be included in your calculations to meet the requirement of criterion #9.
Hold a degree from an accredited college or university, or complete a certificate program (a minimum of one year in length) from an accredited college or university, or hold a Microsoft certification earned within the last five years.
Pay membership dues on or before anniversary date. This criterion is a mandatory requirement. This mandatory requirement will be waived in the case of new members joining IAAP in the current IAAP fiscal year who want to work towards becoming a Member of Excellence.
Serve as a chapter, division, or international officer, committee chair, or committee member. Serve on an international subcommittee or task force. Serve on a college/university advisory board for the office administrative program. (Any one of the above)
Conduct a public career/workplace/ profession related presentation, program or training at least 60 minutes in length. (Note that the presentation does not need to qualify for recertification points).
Attend a minimum of eight (8) IAAP chapter, division or international sponsored meetings, programs or events (any combination; limit of two Headquarters training webinars can be included here, per fiscal year). These meetings, programs, or events cannot include an event used to meet the requirement of criterion #4.
Recruit at least one new member.
Integrate IAAP membership and involvement into annual performance plan or review.
The deadline to submit your MoE application is June 15, 2014. Applications must be submitted online via the online submission form found by clicking the button below.