FAIRFAX, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) today announced that the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded ACT-IAC the prestigious Authorized Provider accreditation. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). In obtaining this approval, ACT-IAC has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is an internationally recognized standard of good practice. The accreditation period extends for five years and includes all programs offered or created during that time.
“ACT-IAC is proud of our respected 30 year heritage of education, collaboration and improving government. Our new partnership with IACET is a demonstration of our commitment to lifelong learning and high standards for all of our programs. We are very pleased to join such a prestigious organization as well as an elite group of organizations that offer excellent continuing education and training programs,” stated Ken Allen, Executive Director of ACT-IAC.
“We are pleased to welcome ACT-IAC as our newest Authorized Provider organization,” stated Michael Todd Shinholster, President of IACET, Founder and Principal Consultant of Culture Bridge, and a Lecturer of International Business at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA. Shinholster added, “ACT-IAC joins nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”
In order to achieve Authorized Provider accreditation, ACT-IAC completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration and evaluation of its programs. ACT-IAC has pledged its continued compliance with the Standard, and is now authorized to use the IACET name and Authorized Provider logo on promotional course material. In addition, ACT-IAC is now linked to the IACET website and is recognized as offering the highest quality continuing education and training programs.
About ACT-IAC – Advancing Government Through Education, Collaboration and Action
ACT-IAC has been recognized as the premier government IT community’s public-private partnership and is an example of how government and industry work together. We are a nonprofit educational organization created to advance government in serving the public through the effective application of IT resources. Our education, training, programming and collaboration opportunities enhance and advance the government IT profession. ACT-IAC’s objective, vendor and technology-neutral, and ethical forum allow government and industry to collaborate and improve government through technology. Headquartered in the Greater Washington, D.C. area, ACT-IAC also has chapters in the Pacific region (based in San Diego) and the Rocky Mountain region (based in Denver).
Learn more about our organization and how to become a member at www.actgov.org or call 703-208-4800.
About IACET: The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. For more information, please visit www.iacet.org