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 RApril 02, 2018June 30, 2018July 01, 2018July 30, 2018In Progress
Group SJune 04, 2018September 01, 2018September 02, 2018October 01, 2018Open for Registration
Group TAugust 10, 2018October 31, 2018November 01, 2018December 06, 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 6March 15, 2018May 09, 2018May 10, 2018June 11, 2018In Progress
APPA Group 7May 17, 2018July 11, 2018July 12, 2018August 10, 2018Closed
APPA Group 8July 20, 2018September 13, 2018September 14, 2018October 15, 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

    Melissa Bergeron - University of Massachusetts
    Edwidge Dufresne - Georgia Institute of Technology
    John Gillette - Community Colleges of Spokane District 17
    Marc Ebelhar - Georgia State University
    Donald Gariepy - University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Janice Weigel - University of British Columbia
    Richard Roper - Cornell University
    Marc Wilkinson - University of Denver
    Michael Zabriskie - University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    Laura Illanes - University of Texas at Austin
    Heidi Van Brocklin - Portland Community College
    Stephanie Perrone - University of Texas at Austin
    Paul Trumbley - The University of Montana - Missoula
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  • EFP Recipients

    Daniel Bohannon - ABM Industries Inc.
    Rich Trocio - Stanford University
    Jennifer Connors - University of Washington
    Shawn MacPherson - University of Western Ontario
    Marie Weber - Towson University
    Tim Williams - Idaho State University
    Mark Cates - Idaho State University
    Jessica DeWitt - Stephen F. Austin State University
    Marshall Elliott - California State University-Chico
    Nicholas Beckie - University of Calgary
    James Maughan - Weber State University
    Alison Aranjo - Bridgewater State University
    Ryan Kmetz - St. Lawrence University
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