Upcoming IAAP Webinars

1pm CT, August 6, 2014:
Simplicity: Practical Tips on Workspace Organization
*This webinar is eligible for 1 recertification points

1pm CT, August 20, 2014:
How to Create a Paperless Mobile Office
*This webinar is eligible for 1.5 recertification points

1pm CT, September 3, 2014:
Winning Communication Tools for the Administrative Professional
*This webinar is eligible for 1 recertification points

1pm CT, September 17, 2014:
It’s App-tastic: 60 Apps in 60 Minutes
*This webinar is eligible for 1 recertification points

1pm CT, October 1, 2014:
Minute-Taking: Inside and Outside the Boardroom
*This webinar is eligible for 1.5 recertification points

1pm CT, October 15, 2014:
Microsoft Access
*This webinar is eligible for 1.5 recertification points

IAAP Announcements

Become an Association Influencer

We’re looking for a few good men and women to be the 2014-2015 IAAP Association Influencers. Starting this year at EFAM and going forward, we are introducing a new role for IAAP members. This group of around 300 to 400 people will be IAAP’s new Association Influencers. They will be IAAP “first responders” to help the board keep their finger on the pulse of the association and to help headquarters staff with data and information.

Town Hall Webinar Materials

The webinar recording and link to the slide deck are now available in the IAAP Library, under Strategic Plan 2013-2018, Restructuring & Revitalization.

Action>Direction Spring 2014

The Action>Direction from the Spring 2014 board of directors meeting is now available.

CAP Exam - Computer-Based Testing

One of the initiatives of our Strategic Plan 2013-2018 is to move our CAP certification exam and OM specialty exam from paper and pencil testing to computer-based testing.

We are excited to announce that we currently plan to move to computer-based testing in 2015. We can’t share a lot of specifics yet; however, we can say that computer-based testing will be done through a company with secure testing centers and a consistent delivery system, with testing locations throughout North America.

In order to make this a smooth transition, we will not be providing testing for CAP certification or the OM specialty in November 2014. As such, the only test date in 2014 will be the upcoming May exams...

EFAM 2014 Registration Now Open!

EFAM 2014 is fast-approaching. Join 1,500 of your colleagues at the Wisconsin Center July 26-30 in Milwaukee, Wis. You'll have access to more than 65 hours of education, tons of networking, exceptional exhibit hall, and so much more.

2014-2015 Nominees

A list of current nominees for the 2014-2015 IAAP Board of Directors and The Foundation of IAAP Board of Regents is now available. The listing will be updated as additional applications are approved by the Nominations Committee and the final slate of candidates will be available in April 2014.

Call for Volunteers

IAAP is looking for motivated, talented and invested members to serve in various volunteer roles. If you would like to participate please complete and return the attached Willingness to Serve form to let us know your interests and skills.

From the President

Upcoming Events

  1. EFAM 2014

    Jul 26 - 30
    Milwaukee, WI, United States
  2. Louisville - 2015

    Jul 25 - 29
    Louisville, KY, United States
  3. Greater Ft. Lauderdale - 2016

    Jul 23 - 26
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL, United States

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I have been a member of the Winter Park Chapter since 2004. My initial interest in IAAP was to network with other administrative professionals in my geographical area and to pursue accreditation as a CAP-OM. Since joining, I have been the Chairman of the Newsletter Committee (2005-2007) and a member of the Membership Committee (2011-2013).
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