Committee on Professional Training
The Committee on Professional Training (CPT) promotes excellence in postsecondary chemistry education and provides leadership to the ACS in the professional training of chemists.
- CPT Open Meeting
We invite you to attend the CPT open meeting at the 257th ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Florida, from 4:00 to 5:00pm on Sunday, March 31, 2019. The location is not yet available. Please check back later for more details.
News & Announcements
- Certificates Available for ACS-Certified Graduates
The head or chair of ACS-approved chemistry programs presents ACS certificates to students that receive a baccalaureate degree and complete a curriculum consistent with the ACS Guidelines. If you would like to have certificates available for presentation to your certified graduates, please contact us at email@example.com.
- CPT Symposium
The Role of Research Experiences in the ACS-Certified Degree (speakers' slides provided)
- New Supplements
- New Safety Resources from the ACS Committee on Chemical Safety
ACS Approval Program
Reports and Surveys
Fall 2018 Newsletter
Give Us Your Feedback
Guidelines Revisions Feedback
Watch this space for short (1-3 question) surveys and polls focusing on the upcoming guidelines revisions.
Current polls include (click on the links):
- Weigh in on faculty workload
- Tell us about the skills needed to succeed as a chemist
- Provide input on the value of an ACS approved program
- Give us your thoughts on Outcome Assessment as a model for approval.
If we haven't covered a topic that you'd like to discuss, please use this additional feedback form.
Everything You Want to Know About Periodic Reports - May 17, 2018