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Showing posts from May, 2017

Affiliate Spotlight

Congratulations Nash-Rocky Mount Association of Educational Office Professionals! Click here for more information.

Getting the Most Out of the Professional Standards Program (PSP)

Congratulations to the NAEOP members who recently completed the requirements for PSP/CEOE qualification and/or recertification. Earning a specialty credential is an important achievement in your career. Now, the next step is to promote your achievement and credential to your employer, colleagues and friends.
·Update your resume to include your new credentials and submit it to your human resources department. ·Request a copy of your certificate be included in your personnel file. ·Send a press release to local media. ·Let your co-workers know what it means to be certified. ·Have some key points available to explain what professional certification means and what value it holds. ·Request to be recognized at the next department/faculty/school board meeting or public event. ·Place your credentials on your name tag and desk name plate if possible. You'll be surprised how many people ask, "What does CEOE stand for?" ·Frame your certificate and display it prominently. ·Discuss your a…

NAEOP Member Spotlight

Angela Middleton, CEOE
Read about Angela here!

Mom: Knitted Blessings

In this season of celebrating mothers, I want to tell you about one special gift my mother shares with people.  My mother learned how to knit when she was young and over the years she even taught other people to knit, including me.  These days she spends most of her time knitting.  My mother has Alzheimer’s so she relies on my dad to remember their plans for the day, take care of meals, and so much more.  One thing my mother remembers without fail is how to knit.  She can make three or four scarves in one day provided they are not too busy running errands or going to appointments.
She gives boxes of scarves away to the local food pantry as well as children’s ministries in their area, and I have even brought dozens of them back to my church.  In Michigan where she lives and in Ohio where I am, warm scarves are an important item for the winter season.  She gladly knits and even more delightedly shares her knitting with others by giving them away.  I have started searching for yarn at t…

Educational Office Professionals In Action

The McDowell County AEOP offers
free community workshop on human trafficking.

Elverda J. “Butch” Bender Educational Reimbursement Incentive

Need financial assistance to attend the 2017 NAEOP Conference? Apply for NAEOP’s Educational Foundation reimbursement incentive today. Go to the Members Only page at and follow the application instructions. Application deadline is June 5, 2017.