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APPA Offers Group Testing Opportunity During Dallas APPA U Session
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APPA has organized a group testing opportunity during the January 2017 APPA U session in Dallas, Texas. You don't have to miss other courses during APPA U – the exam is scheduled for Wednesday, January 18, 2017, during the "free afternoon" after classes conclude at 12 noon.

You can take the group exam even if you are not attending APPA U in Dallas. Contact Kelly Ostergrant at kelly@appa.org to secure your seat and register for the credentialing course. You can even take advantage of a "free retake exam" within 30 days if you do not achieve a passing score on January 18.

Significantly discounted (in some cases, free) prep and exam rates are available now for members of both APPA and your region.

Attaining the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential or the Educational Facilities Professional (EFP) certificate is as easy as 1, 2, 3…

  1. REGISTER - When you are ready to start the 90 day prep course, register for either the CEFP or EFP package by clicking the “Register” tab at the top of this page. If you are a member of APPA and one of the six (6) regions, you qualify for a significant discount so remember to enter your region’s coupon code!
  2. PREPARE – Access to the study material begins immediately after you register. You are placed in a cohort group when you register and once that group is full (35-50 participants) you will receive an email with instructions on what to study each week and when your exam should be taken. You will also be given the names of the two CEFP qualified facilitators who will assist you in the course.
  3. ACHIEVE – Schedule, take and pass the CEFP or EFP exam and you will not only show yourself, but your institution that you are dedicated to achieving the highest standards in performance and knowledge in facilities management. There are 3 options for taking the CEFP and EFP exam, all of which are online so travel is not required!

Are YOU ready to start your 90 day prep course? Register TODAY!

Climb Higher

The Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential represents the highest standards of performance and understanding in educational facilities management.

CEFP is the only facilities credential that focuses on your professional development, while encompassing the full, multi-disciplinary range of educational facilities management principles and practices – from planning, design and construction to daily operations and general management.

The APPA CEFP Credentialing Curriculum will give you access to the latest theory and understanding as well as provide you with the professional competency needed in today’s facilities management profession. The new and improved course is now available to you completely online!

Recent CEFP and EFP Recipients

  • CEFP Recipients

    Don Rogers - Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens
    Michael Rowley - The Ohio State University
    Greg Ewig - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Office
    Grant Sommerfeld - Mount Royal University
    Shane Hubl - University of Calgary
    Tim Garland - Keene State College
    Herb Brundage - Northern Michigan University
    Tuan Nguyen - University of California-Los Angeles
    Matt Hoekzema - Calvin College
    William Ganas - University of Georgia
    Lawrence Brien - State University of New York at Brockport
    Elizabeth Nestor - Cabrini College
    Lynda Rothermel - The College of New Jersey
    See more...
  • EFP Recipients

    Jeremy Johnston - Cleveland State University
    Andrea Hudgens - Saint Louis University
    Robert Johnson - Creighton University
    Matt Rom - University of Oklahoma
    Robbie Bryant - Southwest Baptist University
    Karen Huiett - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Office
    Emily Ziring - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Office
    Kurt Coduti - Pennsylvania State University
    William Markley - Pennsylvania State University
    David Parmelee - Pennsylvania State University
    Sherry Pinamonti - Pennsylvania State University
    Matthew Rothrock - Pennsylvania State University
    Gregory Yoder - Pennsylvania State University
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