Education


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EDUCATION
The AICPA has created an associate membership category for college and university accounting faculty who are not CPAs. Non-CPA faculty members are eligible for a one-year subscription to the AICPA’s Core Library, access to the AICPA’s Technical Information and Professional Ethics Hotlines, a discount on AICPA products, complimentary subscriptions to the Journal of Accountancy and The CPA Letter , and access to AICPA insurance and retirement programs. Non-CPA faculty members will not be able to vote on member ballots. Dues are $185 a year. Applications are available at www.aicpa.org/aec .

State CPA societies and individuals are invited to nominate an accounting educator for the 2007 AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award. This award recognizes full-time college accounting educators distinguished for excellence in teaching and for national prominence in the accounting profession. Nominations are due February 1, 2007. For details, e-mail Heather Bunning at hbunning@aicpa.org .

PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

VIDEO

What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.