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CAE Study Group 2019 Winter/Spring
Penn Grant Conference Center
777 East Park Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Special Event

CAE Study Group Winter/Spring 2019

Three Little Letters…
Earning the CAE credential is the hallmark of a committed association professional. The Certified Association Executive (CAE™) program elevates the association industry’s professional standards, enhances individual expertise, and designates association professionals that have demonstrated their knowledge of association management essentials.

PASAE is pleased to offer a CAE Study Program in the Winter/Spring 2019.

Each CAE Study Course will:

  • have a total of 11 weekly sessions
  • will meet from 3:00—5:00 p.m at the Penn Grant Conference Center
  • all sessions will be facilitated by a PASAE volunteer who is a CAE.

Winter/Spring sessions begin on Wednesday, January 30th.

*Self study is required before each class

Click here for Fall 2019 Sessions.


CAE Study Course including CAE Study Guide 2015: Preparation Reference for the Certified Association Executive Exam
PASAE Members: $125
Non-Members: $225

Candidates are encouraged to acquire copies of key textbooks , such as:

  • Association Law Handbook, 6th Edition
  • ASAE Handbook of Professional Practices in Association Management, 3rd edition
  • The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management, 4th edition
  • How to Read Nonprofit Financial Statements, 3rd edition
  • Membership Essentials: Recruitment, Retention, Roles, Responsibilities, and Resources, 2nd Edition

In addition, PASAE has reference materials available for on-site study at their offices.

Deadline for registration and payment for the Winter/Spring CAE study program is Tuesday, January 22, 2019. 


All Sessions 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Penn Grant Conference Center in Harrisburg

Winter-Spring Session Dates

Weekly Session Topics

January 30

Orientation (4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

February 13

Domain I: Strategic Management

February 20

Domain II: Governance & Structure

February 27

Domain III: Membership Development

March 6

Domain IV: Programs, Products, & Services

March 13

Domain V: Leadership

March 20

Domain VI: Administration

March 27

Domain VII: Knowledge Management & Research

April 3

Domain VIII: Public Policy, Government Relations, & Coalition Building

April 10

Domain IX: Marketing, Public Relations, & Communications

April 17

Review/Prep for Exam