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As Canada’s leading advancement association, CCAE empowers educational advancement professionals in the field and the educational institutions they work for to achieve their aspirations.

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Into the Presidential mind

At the Colleges & Institutes Advancement Summit, CCAE held an innovative session with an outstanding panel of presidents and vice-presidents. Participants were able to hear first-hand accounts on the intricacies on the connection between advancement and leadership. This summit also included a pilot of a virtual component and as such part of this session was […]

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CCAeTalk: Events

Featuring Moderator: Emily O’Connor, Alumni Relations Officer, Brock University Kelly McManus, Senior Director, Community Relations & Events, University of Waterloo Jody Paulson, Manager, Events, Athabasca University Sue Porter, Senior Associate Director, Ceremonies and Events, Simon Fraser University Within Canadian educational institutions, events are a crucial part of advancing an Institution’s strategic goals and serve as […]

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“CCAE has a strong strategic vision and a commitment to building the leadership and capacity of Canada’s advancement professionals. Not only does CCAE offer its members a wealth of resources, best practices, professional learning options, and volunteer opportunities, it also serves as a connector for advancement professionals across the country. From small colleges and independent schools to large universities, CCAE truly provides a wealth of value to its diverse membership.”

Jo-Ann Campbell-Boutilier

Holland College Foundation and Alumni

CCAE is a national organization and recognizes that Canada is home to the many Indigenous Peoples whose traditional territories stretch across this country. CCAE is committed to supporting our members in fulfilling their roles in advancing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action as a necessary step forward in reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in all communities.