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The ACEN Supports Academic Progression in Nursing

Public Notice of Proposed
New and Revised Policy Changes

Per ACEN Policy #11, ACEN is providing notice of the proposed revised policies as well as Policies #27, 28, 29, and 30.  Interested parties have the opportunity to offer comments from January 25, 2016 to February 15, 2016.


ACEN is seeking applicants for Associate Director

This position affords an opportunity for a qualified and experienced nurse educator or administrator to work with nursing education faculty to advance excellence, accountability, and continuous quality improvement in all types of nursing education programs.


ACEN Board of Commissioners
and Nominating Committee

The ACEN is seeking nominations for open positions on the Board of Commissioners and the Nominating Committee. The following positions are on the 2016 election ballot:

  • One (1) nurse educator representing baccalaureate, master, and/or doctoral nursing programs
  • One (1) nurse educator representing associate nursing programs
  • One (1) nurse educator representing diploma nursing programs
  • One (1) nurse clinician/practitioner representing nursing service
  • One (1) member representing the public
  • One (1) nurse educator for the ACEN Nominating Committee

We encourage you to nominate a colleague or yourself for one of these important positions. Nominations are due to the ACEN office by February 28, 2016. We hope you will consider serving in one of these essential roles in support of nursing education programs.


Spring 2016 ACEN Self-Study Forums

The ACEN Self-Study Forums continue to be highly attended by nurse administrators and faculty from programs planning and preparing for an initial or continuing accreditation site visit.  Attendees will find the Forum a valuable resource.  We are now accepting registrations for the Spring 2016 Self-Study Forums in Phoenix and Atlanta.  Click here to learn more about the ACEN Self-Study Forums.