The APPA Credentialing Course is a 90 day (13 week) online course designed to help you prepare for either the CEFP or EFP examination with peers across APPA's six (6) regions. APPA also offers the same course over an 8 week timeframe to help fit busy work or personal schedules.

All of the courses offer the same Customized Interactive Learning Platform which consists of a Forum, Interactive Flashcards, Learning Modules with knowledge checks, 4 Live Webinars, Practice Exams and Quizzes, access to the Study Guide and BOK. After completing the course, you will have 30 days to take your exam.

When you register for the Credentialing Course, you will select a Cohort Group to join. You will have access to the study material once you register for the course. Below are the dates of the scheduled groups you can select when registering for the program. You will only be allowed to select one group and you will not be able to change once your group begins.

PLEASE NOTE: When registering with a regional discount coupon, you are making a commitment (to your region) that you will take the exam at the conclusion of the prep course.

The CIL Cohort Groups below will last for 90 days (13 weeks); 3 weeks per core area of the BOK and include 4 live webinars, all of the CIL learning tools and 30 days to test.

COHORTBeginEndFromUntilCurrent Status
Group OOctober 23, 2017January 20, 2018January 21, 2018February 19, 2018In Progress
Group PDecember 04, 2017March 03, 2018March 04, 2018April 02, 2018In Progress
Group QFebruary 05, 2018May 05, 2018May 06, 2018June 04, 2018Open for Registration
Group RApril 02, 2018June 30, 2018July 01, 2018July 30, 2018Will Open Soon
Group SJune 04, 2018September 01, 2018September 02, 2018October 01, 2018Will Open Soon

The APPA Groups below will last for 8 weeks; 2 week per core area of the BOK and include 4 live webinars, all of the CIL learning tools and 30 days to test.

COHORTBeginEndFromUntilCurrent Status
APPA Group 4November 15, 2017January 09, 2018January 10, 2018February 08, 2018In Progress
APPA Group 5January 18, 2018March 14, 2018March 15, 2018April 13, 2018Open for Registration
APPA Group 6March 15, 2018May 09, 2018May 10, 2018June 11, 2018Open for Registration
APPA Group 7May 17, 2018July 11, 2018July 12, 2018August 10, 2018Will Open Soon

Climb Higher

The Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential represents the highest standards of performance and understanding in educational facilities management.

CEFP is the only facilities credential that focuses on your professional development, while encompassing the full, multi-disciplinary range of educational facilities management principles and practices – from planning, design and construction to daily operations and general management.

The APPA CEFP Credentialing Curriculum will give you access to the latest theory and understanding as well as provide you with the professional competency needed in today’s facilities management profession. The new and improved course is now available to you completely online!

Recent CEFP and EFP Recipients

  • CEFP Recipients

    Frank Spinella - New Hanover County Schools
    Conal Carr - Pennsylvania State University
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    Tom Dietrich - Baldwin Wallace University
    Eric Johnson - University of Southern California
    Christopher Reyes - Occidental College
    Jeffrey Taylor - University of Southern Mississippi
    Mark Meyers - The University of Chicago
    Janice Cummins - University of Calgary
    Herb Mueller - The University of Chicago
    Daryn Ockey - California State University-Sacramento
    Kevin Rodgers - The University of Chicago
    Tom Gilmore - University of New Brunswick/Fredericton
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  • EFP Recipients

    Ryan Kmetz - St. Lawrence University
    Benjamin Jamo - Bowdoin College
    Ian Falls - University of Calgary
    Cathy Headley - Grand Valley State University
    Guy Spevak - California State University-Channel Islands
    Jeffrey Millott - California State University-Channel Islands
    Teri Ault - Pennsylvania State University
    Jay Boulver - Pennsylvania State University
    Jody Buck - Pennsylvania State University
    Shana Coder - Pennsylvania State University
    Gene Dubbs - Pennsylvania State University
    JAMES ELLIS - Pennsylvania State University
    Tim Godissart - Pennsylvania State University
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