Certified Appreciative Adviser

The Office of Appreciative Education offers a professional certification rating for academic advisers.

Certified Appreciative Advisers are committed to a standard of excellence in the field of advising and optimizing their students’ educational experiences.

Benefits of Certification

  • Advance your professional qualification
  • Increase your skills and knowledge
  • Raise your professional expectations
  • Provide your students with the best possible advising experience

Certification Packet

  • Completed Application packet with payment
  • Successful completion of the Appreciative Advising Institute or the Appreciative Advising Online Course within the past two years (please include a copy of your completion certificate).
  • Three completed 3-page Appreciative Advising Skills Rubics (self, colleague or student, supervisor)
  • One Letter of Recommendation from Your Supervisor
  • Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Appreciative Advising Theory Statement


Renew Certification

Certification is valid for 5 years.

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