Registration is Open for the Branch Model Event!

IAAP Model Branch Event coming on May 15-16, 2015 at the Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, CA.  This is going to be a top-notch administrative professional event with a sneak peak into the future of IAAP.  It offers EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (Keynote + 4 Workshops, six recertification points), LEADERSHIP (Branch, Local Area Networks and Special Interest Forum information), NETWORKING  (Friday evening reception), RECOGNITION and CELEBRATION (Saturday evening's Division Dinner) in just 48 hours! Spread the word, post this invite, share the joy!  This is the Division's final event and you DON'T WANT TO MISS IT!!

Special thanks to Karlena, Stacy Leitner, CAP-OM, President-Elect, Angie LaCarte, Susan Spreitzer, CAP-OM, and Mindy Cuppy for their hard work coordinating speakers, website, treasury, and logistics. Visit the website at  REGISTRATION IS OPEN don't delay sign-up today!


From the President

  • Antoinette Smith

    January President's Message

    I’d like to wish everyone a happy new year! 2014 flew by quickly, especially with all of the exciting changes announced at IAAP. 2015 will be a year for implementing and experiencing these fantastic...

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Upcoming Events

February 28, 2015, , 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Professional Development and Networking Forum (PDNF) - North
Dublin San Ramon District Offices
More information to follow.

February 28, 2015, , 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Professional Development and Networking Forum (PDNF) - South
Location:  Parsons - Pasadena
More information to follow.

April 18, 2015
Bunko for Chapters in the North
Location:  Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, American River Room North
Time:  TBD

April 18, 2015
Bunko for Chapters in the South
Location:  TBD
Time:  TBD

April 24 - 26, 2015
TEC15 Conference
Location:  La Jolla, CA
Click here for more information.

May 15-16, 2015
Prototype Branch Event
Location:  Costa Mesa, CA
Register here: 

July 25-29, 2015
Summit 2015
(previously EFAM)
Location:  Louisville, KY

Click here for more information.

Member Blogs

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    Here we go--Race for Relevance--Another Chapter in My Life

    553000 California Division

    Back in full swing in the San Diego Chapter--asked to be APD luncheon chair a month after returning to my "home" in IAAP...

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    Update Your Skills: Explore Online Learning Resources

    553000 California Division

    TriCity Chapter: Fremont, Union City, Newark, CA - February 10th Event Update Your Skills: Explore...

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    TriCity Chapter Events

    553000 California Division

    Join TriCity for the celebration of 10 years of service to Fremont, Union City and Newark California. TriCity was founded...

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Complete Office Companion Free Webinar: Greg Creech

The Complete Office Companion (COC), an updated web-based version of the popular IAAP Complete Office Handbook, will be released next month. Learn more about the Complete Office Companion from contributor Greg Creech on Friday, Jan. 30 at Noon CST. Sign up is easy and the webinar is worth .5 recertification points. Register today for this free webinar and find out more about the new Complete Office Companion.

Governance & Leadership Committee Application

Applications to serve on the 2015 Governance & Leadership Committee will be accepted until Jan 30, 2015.

Coming Soon! Mentor Match

We are excited to announce the launch of a new program for IAAP members: Mentor Match. This unique platform will match members for a mentoring relationship. Whether your mentor is across the street or on the far side of the globe, Mentor Match will help you connect to the right person for you. If you're a member with experience, or a member looking to learn a specific skill set, this free matching program is for you. Look for it at the end of January 2015.

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.

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