What is it called?
What is it for?
When is it paid?
What is the fee?
Pre-Accreditation Application Fee
When a prospective CPE center wishes to enter the accreditation process without a satellite relationship.
Upon initiation of the accreditation process.
Satellite to Accredited Member Fee
When an existing satellite has completed the requirements and wants to be independently accredited.
Upon initiation of the process of becoming an independently accredited center.
Change in Accredited Member Status Fee
When an accredited center wishes to change its accredited member status outside of its regular review cycle.
Upon initiation of the process.
$100 for each site
Yearly membership in ACPE.
As part of the yearly billing cycle;
Centers newly accredited prior to July 1 are billed the entire fee; Centers newly accredited after July 1 are billed 50% of the fee.
$2000 base +
Ongoing maintenance and oversight of student unit registry as required by the US Department of Education.
As part of the yearly billing cycle.
Varies based on the number of student units at the center
Reactivation of Membership Status
For a center that went inactive and is ready to return to active status.
Upon initiation of the reactivation process; center must be current with membership fees for years it was inactive.
Accreditation Postponement Fee
For a center that wishes to seek a postponement of their 5 or 10 Year Review.
Paid upon initiation of the request and due regardless of the decision of the commission.
Second Review Fee
When a center reschedules a site visit within 45 days of the scheduled visit or if a National Site Team Chair is forced to reschedule a visit due to inadequate materials.
Upon invoicing and prior to the site visit taking place.
Certification Review Fee for ACPE Associate Certified Educator
For all aspirants in the Old Certification Process when appearing for a sub-committee.
Deposit upon registration, remainder due 30 days prior to meeting.
($250 Deposit + $285)
Certification Review Fee for ACPE Certified Educator
For current ACPE Associate Certified Educators appearing for a sub-committee.
($250 Deposit + $625)
Certified Educator Candidate Application Fee
For all new applicants to the Certification Process.
Upon submission of the application to ACPE.
($250 is refundable if the applicant is not accepted to any center)
Certified Educator Candidate Fee (CEC)
A yearly fee that replaces units of CPE for Certified Educator CPE. The fee is for each CEC, not one fee for the program.
Billed to the center as part of the yearly billing cycle; a center that has a CEC that begins the process prior to June 30 is billed the full fee; a center that has a CEC that begins the process after July 1 is billed 50% of the fee.
Integration Interview Fee
For CECs who are completing the Certification Process. If CEC is successful in this meeting, this will be applied to their first year of membership dues.
($250 Deposit + $250)
ACPE Associate Certified Educator/
ACPE Certified Educator*
Annual Membership Dues
ACPE Spiritual Care Professional
Denomination or Faith Group
*In order to supervise a unit of CPE, an educator must be current with Annual Membership Dues and in fulfillment of all requirements for maintenance of their certification.
**Spiritual Care Professional fee is not prorated