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Appreciative Advising Certification

Appreciative Advising Certification

Become a Certified Appreciative Adviser

Through the Office of Appreciative Education at Florida Atlantic University!

The Office of Appreciative Education at Florida Atlantic University offers professionals with one or more years of full-time work experience in an educational setting that can demonstrate the effective use of Appreciative Advising skills the opportunity to apply to become a Certified Appreciative Adviser.


Benefits of Becoming a Certified Appreciative Adviser

Appreciative Advising is the intentional collaborative practice of asking positive, open-ended questions that help students optimize their educational experiences and achieve their dreams, goals, and potentials. Certified Appreciative Advisers demonstrate both a conceptual understanding of the Appreciative Advising framework and have demonstrated specific Appreciative Advising skills and techniques. Certified Appreciative Advisers are committed to a standard of excellence in the field of advising and optimizing their students’ educational experiences

* Advance your professional qualifications
* Increase your skills and knowledge
* Raise your professional stature and expectations
* Provide your students with the best possible advising experience


Application for Certification

A candidate for the Appreciative Adviser Certification must email a completed Application Packet (click here) to the Office of Appreciative Education via JROSEN58@FAU.EDU. Please make sure you download the PDF before trying to complete. There is a Frequently Asked Question section in the Application Packet.

Please provide the following for Certification (see the application packet for full details):

* Completed Applicant Information Sheet
* Three completed 3-page Appreciative Advising Skills Rubrics
* A letter of Recommendation from your supervisor
* Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae
* Personal Appreciative Advising Theory Statement
* Successful completion of the Appreciative Advising Online Course -OR- Appreciative Advising Institute (Please include a copy of your completion certificate, if you have it)
* Pay the application fee ($245)

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