Certified Association Executive (CAE) Information

The Certified Association Executive (CAE) program is designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and designate association professionals who demonstrate the knowledge essential to the practice of association management.

VSAE is a CAE Approved Provider. In general, our educational programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the CAE credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit whatiscae.org.

CAE Study Groups

VSAE offers a facilitated CAE Study Group as a member benefit. The study group is offered on an as-needed basis in the early fall for the December exam and late winter for the May exam.

The 2019 Fall Study Group begins Tuesday, September, 24 and will be held on Tuesdays, 8:00-10:00 a.m. at the VSAE office - 2924 Emerywood Parkway, Richmond 23294. Please indicate your intention to attend by clicking the link below.

SCHEDULE:

DATE DOMAIN LEADER
Sep. 24   Strategic Management   Brandon Robinson, CAE
Oct. 1 Governance and Structure Lisa Noon, CAE
Oct. 8 Membership Development Laura Cobb, CAE
Oct. 15 Programs, Products, and Services Megan Williams, CAE
Oct. 22 Leadership Amy Hewett, CAE
Oct. 29     Administration Shannon McCabe, CAE
Nov. 5     Knowledge Management & Research Linda Newsom-McCurdy, CAE
Nov. 12     Public Policy, Government Relations, and Coalition Building        Emily Walker, CAE
Nov. 19 Marketing, Public Relations, & Communications Molly Wash, CAE
Nov. 26 Optional Study session Self Guided
Dec. 6 CAE Exam  

 

Application Deadline

The application deadline is Friday, September 27, 2019 for the December 6 exam.

Please note: "The CAE Commission has updated their procedures on calculating CAE credit. Effective January 2012, CAE credits are based on the actual clock time of qualifying education including partial hours, up to a maximum of 8 CAE credits per day. (Ex. 90 minutes of qualifying education equals 1.5 CAE credits.)” ~ copied from the ASAE CAE website. 

CAE Credit Hours Checklists

VSAE produces a checklist per year for all events that qualify for CAE credit. Print a copy of the checklist and mark those events you attended to calculate your CAE hours for an application or renewal.

2019

Calendar of Events & CAE hours form

2018

Calendar of Events & CAE hours form

2017

Calendar of Events & CAE hours form

2016

Calendar of Events & CAE hours form

2015

Calendar of Events & CAE hours form

2014

Monthly Meetings

Annual Conference

Education Symposium & Expo

2013

Monthly Meetings & SIGS

Annual Conference

Fall Educational Symposium & Expo

2012

Monthly Meetings

Shared Interest Groups (SIGS)

Fall Educational Symposium & Expo

Annual Conference

 

The Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Program is managed by the Convention Industry Council. Information on the program, application, re-certification, deadlines, and fees are available at their website. Over the years their formula for hours vs. CEU credits has changed. Please refer to their website for the most recent formulas. The CAE Committee promotes the designation of Certified Association Executive and plans study groups to prepare applicants.