Strategic Initiatives

  • Actively and intentionally seek collaborative relationships with faith groups, seminaries, and other organizations involved in spiritual care education and practice


  • Increase the number and diversity of ACPE certified educators in various contexts through a certification process


  • Increase the number and diversity of ACPE accredited CPE centers in order to serve the needs of CPE students in various contexts utilizing an accreditation process


  • Provide professional development opportunities for members of ACPE and those organizations with whom we collaborate that utilize content experts from within and outside the association


  • Ensure the most efficient stewardship of resources and integration of contemporary learning modalities, by actively using current technology, routinely exploring technological trends and when cost effective, implementing new technological applications


  • Through fund development and ACPE stakeholder input, build an endowment, nurture new and innovative programs and design and build a new ACPE headquarters