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Upcoming IAAP Webinars

1pm CDT, November 5, 2014:
Managing Multiple Bosses
*This webinar is eligible for 1 recertification points

1pm CDT, November 19, 2014:
Outlook 2013: Productivity Features for Inbox Management and Beyond!
*This webinar is eligible for 1 recertification points

1pm CDT, December 3, 2014:
Don’t Be a See-Saw Anymore: Go Beyond “Balance” and Engage in Life-Work Integration
*This webinar is eligible for 1 recertification points

1pm CDT, December 17, 2014:
A Day in the Life of a Nerdy Administrative Professional
*This webinar is eligible for 1 recertification points

IAAP Announcements

Move to Computer-based CAP/OM Testing

IAAP CAP Certification Exam and OM Specialty Exam – Move to Computer-based Testing

One of the initiatives of our Strategic Plan 2013-2018 is to move our IAAP CAP certification exam and OM specialty exam from paper and pencil testing to computer-based testing. We are excited to announce the final plans to meet that initiative!

Starting in March 2015, the IAAP CAP certification and OM specialty exams will become available through computer-based testing. Candidates will apply for the exam through IAAP and then schedule a testing time through Pearson Vue. Pearson Vue is a company with secure testing centers and a consistent delivery system with testing locations throughout North America and select international locations.

Updated Revitalization Timeline

View the updated timeline for the revitalization of IAAP.

Action>Direction, EFAM 2014

The Action>Direction from the EFAM 2014 board of directors meetings is now available.

New Information About IAAP Restructure

There is new information related to the restructure that was released to the membership on Sunday, July 27. Read more about branches, local area networks, special interest forums and more.

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

  • Antoinette Smith

    October President's Message

    During our transition into the revitalized IAAP, we still have a lot to offer new and current members. We don’t need to wait until Branches and LANs are in place to reap the benefits of this amazing...

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Upcoming Events

  1. TEC15: Clearwater Beach, Florida

    Feb 6 - 8
    Clearwater Beach, FL, United States
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  3. TEC15: Kansas City, Missouri

    Mar 27 - 29
    Kansas City, MO, United States
  4. TEC15: La Jolla, California

    Apr 24 - 26
    La Jolla, CA, United States
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    Jul 25 - 29
    Louisville, KY, United States
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    Jul 23 - 26
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Karen Page, CAP
Employer: Gentiva
Job Title: Executive Legal Assistant


Why IAAP? I wanted to learn more about the certification, but that was just a starting point. IAAP is so much more than just CPS, CAP or OM. I recently attended TEC14 in Atlanta. It was my first training conference and I hope not my last! The classes were outstanding, relevant and had great networking possibilities.
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IAAP Member Blogs

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    Advanced Techniques for manipulating Data in Excel Webinar Nov. 19

    Educational Seminars Group

    I'm super pleased to announce a brand new Advanced Techniques Webinar!!! On Wednesday November 19 at 7:00 PM CT, I will be presenting a 90 minute program...

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    A Student's Perspective on the CAP Exam

    Certification General Discussion

    I often find it difficult to talk about myself, but I’m glad Marie made this homework assignment mandatory. I never considered joining IAAP or...

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    Working Together Is Success

    603000 Western Canada Division

    Henry Ford said, “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success”. As a Board, Western Canada...

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