As a BCC Approved Provider of coach training, you are clearly on the cutting edge of the coaching profession.

As a service to all approved providers, CCE is pleased to send you the following message from the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) Conference Committee. We hope you will find the information useful in expanding your organization's awareness of, and impact in, the rapidly evolving landscape of coaching.

ACTO invites you to join your coach education colleagues at this year's ACTO Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida - April 20-22, 2012. It is on track to be the largest ACTO Conference ever.

Representing many of the oldest and newest coach training organizations in the world, ACTO is expanding and welcomes all coach training organizations that provide high quality coach training. ACTO seeks your school's voice, diversity, wisdom and representation. The organization also wants to learn from you. ACTO has a foundational philosophy of sharing best practices of coach training and education for the betterment of programs, and for the greater good of the profession of coaching.

ACTO hopes to welcome you and your senior faculty in Orlando!!

You may join the 2012 ACTO Conference - April 20-22, 2012 in Orlando, Florida at Courtyard by Marriott Lake Buena Vista. This year's theme is "The History and Evolution of Coach Training & Education: Be there to help shape the Future - for the profession and for your school."

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Conference conversations could include topics such as:
  1. The evolving landscape of coach credentialing and program accreditation around the world:
    • What is happening with other credentialing and coaching bodies in the world - Who are the players, and what are the differences?
    • What is the impact of increasingly varied credentialing bodies and approaches for the profession? For coaching schools?
    • What can we learn from others who operate under a different system?
    • What is happening with ICF's changes in membership and credentialing, and what is the impact on how we prepare students?
    • What do the new ICF designations of "RTP" and "REP" mean, and how might they impact my program?
    • How do these changes affect the bigger coaching market and conversations?
  2. How do we position ourselves as a school of quality and rigor and still be affordable in these economic times?
  3. Hot topics in coach development, such as Supervision, Mentor Coaching, and teaching Ethics: What are the questions and controversies? What best practices can we identify?
  4. Peeking around the corner: What trends can we identify that may impact coaching?
  5. How does my membership in ACTO support all this? What does it give me that I can't get on my own? (Not a member yet? Please click here to find out more.)
Registration for the Conference is now open. Click here to register.

Again, CCE is pleased to provide this information to you on behalf of the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) Conference Committee. Committee members include Cynthia Loy Darst (CRRGlobal), Patrick Williams (Institute for Life Coach Training), Annette Siewertsen, (Royal Roads University), Marlena de Carion (Coaches Training Institute), Joan King, (Success Unlimited Network) and Laura Atwood, (Adler International Learning).