As a member, you have access to many great member benefits:
- Access to the most up-to-date information, research, and resources about accelerated programs.
- Access to training and consulting services by the most experienced advocates in accelerated learning.
- Access to models of quality and information about the effectiveness of accelerated programs.
- Discount prices for CAP consulting services, for the CAP conference, and for workshop fees
- Access to CAP Consulting Services which offer assistance with accreditation processes.
- Several venues for talking with and learning from colleagues who also face the rewards and challenges of working with adult students in accelerated programs.
- Resources for questions and documentation for best practices.
- Camaraderie with others who deal with traditional university professionals who may or may not support the innovative models and delivery systems.
- Sharing best practices in adult learning and accelerated programs.
- Peers who understand the adult market and the challenges faced by alternative programs. CAP validates the work we do on our own campuses.
- Support for professional practice.
- Attending the conference as a team improves morale and expertise for the faculty and staff from each attending university.
- Opportunity to prepare, present, and facilitate presentations and roundtable discussions on new program developments.
- Opportunity to gain insight and feedback from other experienced administrators and faculty who understand accelerated delivery formats.
Members also have access to National Awards:
- 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award: CAP members may nominate a full-time or part-time instructor for outstanding teaching and dedication to adult students. The one award that recognizes the teaching expertise necessary for accelerated programs, this award provides an opportunity to learn from some of the best instructors in the U.S.
- The 2017 National Award for Exceptional Accelerated Student Advocate honors individuals (advisors, faculty, and administration) who have demonstrated superior advocacy for an individual adult learner or a population of adult learners.