Mission and Purpose

Mission

The mission of the Leadership Section is to stimulate excellence in accounting education by developing outstanding accounting education leaders prepared to support high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, research, and outreach consistent with their schools' missions.

The Purpose and Objectives of the Leadership Section include:

The Leadership Section seeks to be the premier resource and voice supporting the critical activities of accounting education leaders and promoting the role of high-quality accounting programs in sustaining the public trust in the accounting profession. 

Annual Seminar

2023 Leadership in Accounting Education Section Inaugural Seminar
February 10-11, 2023 – Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Nevada
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The new Leadership in Accounting Education Section (formed through the merger of the AAA Accounting Programs Leadership Group (APLG) and the Federation of Schools of Accountancy (FSA)) will host its Inaugural Seminar on February 10-11, 2023, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.

We are planning some special events for our kick-off seminar that you will not want to miss.  Join us to celebrate the past and the future, engage with old and new leaders to share advice, and leave with ideas to help overcome challenges in the accounting profession.  Our joint forces can provide a strong voice to lead the profession during this evolution. 

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Membership

Objectives of the Leadership in Accounting Education Section

The mission of the Leadership Section is to stimulate the excellence in accounting education by contributing to the development of outstanding accounting program leadership and supporting and encouraging high-quality accounting programs.

The goals of the Leadership Section include:

Excellence in accounting program leadership—to increase the effectiveness of professional educators responsible for leadership of accounting education programs; Continuous improvement in accounting education—to assist accounting program leaders in the continuous improvement of their programs, through research, networking, and communications;

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