Certification information

You are invited to attend any conference or class offered by the Administrative Personnel Association prior to becoming a member.  Course hours accumulated will be kept on file for one year from date taken.  Within that year, if you become a member, those hours will count toward certification.

earn Certification/CE Credit with recorded courses

APA will allow each member a limit of 10 hours of APA-approved video course study per certification level, 50 hours of continuing education or concentrated studies certification.

Click here for details and a list of recorded courses available.

This link for "Facing Racism" will be available free for a limited time. 

Please consult your regional certification chair for additional information about how you might benefit from this convenient option for earning certification credit or CE hours.


Certification Chairperson

      Lisa Lovelady

     4249 Ortega Place

     Jacksonville, FL  32210


Atlantic Region (Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia)

     Kris Krawczyk

     New Castle Presbyterian Church

     25 E. 2nd Street

     New Castle, DE  19720


     Yzette Swavy-Lipton

     Presbytery of New York City

     475 Riverside Drive #1600

     New York, NY  10115


Heartland Region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin)

      Trish Deppermann

     19202 W, McDonald Road

     Trivoli, IL  61569


Pacific Region (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington)

     Susan Springer

     Tualatin Presbyterian Church

     9230 SW Siletz Drive

     Tualatin, OR 97062


Southeast Region (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, Tennessee)

      Lisa Lovelady

     4249 Ortega Place

     Jacksonville, FL  32210


Southwest Region (Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming)

     Theresa Wright

     Presbytery of Tres Rios

     1201 W. Wall

     Midland, TX  79701