About EACE

Mission Statement

To foster relationships between colleges and employers to develop the future workforce.

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EACE Strategic Plan

Goals are the core competencies to which the board is committed to allocating resources (time, funds, volunteers and management staff). The board set five goals:

I. College Engagement and Experience - Delivering value to college members through connections, opportunities, and events.
II. Increase Employer Membership Engagement and Experience - Increase employer membership while continuing to deliver value to employer members through connections, opportunities, and events.
III. Professional Development - Providing education and resources to members.
IV. Awareness and Assets - Advancing our mission through enhanced awareness and asset management.
V. Diversity & Inclusion - Promote a culture of diversity and inclusion where all are respected, accepted, and safe.

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Diversity and Inclusion Statement

EACE promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion where all are respected, accepted and safe.


History

EACE has a long and rich history:

  • 1926:  Eastern College Personnel Officers (ECPO) established
  • 1948: Middle Atlantic Placement Association (MAPA) established
  • 1957: Regional associations formed an advisory board which became College Placement Council (CPC)
  • 1995: ECPO was renamed Eastern College and Employer Network (ECEN) and MAPA was renamed Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges and Employers (MAACE)
  • 1997: MAACE and ECEN merged to form the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE)
  • Today, EACE has grown to more than 1,900 members!

Region

The Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers mostly covers the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.


Bylaws 

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Note, effective June 11, 2018, EACE is no longer an NBCC ACEP and will not be offering NBCC continuing education credit.