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Accounting Educator Community

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The AICPA partners with member and volunteer committees to foster a diverse and supportive accounting educator community.

Groups and Committees

AICPA Academics LinkedIn Group

Our LinkedIn group fosters peer discussions and provides a place for educators to collaborate and share experiences and insights. We also feature the latest news, webinars and events. Request to join.

Academic Executive Committee (AEC)

The Academic Executive Committee provides a bridge between accounting professionals and academics to attract and engage a community of diverse and well-prepared future accounting professionals.

Volunteer Central

Interested in joining one of the AICPA’s committees? AICPA’s Volunteer Central website provides information on the nearly 200 AICPA volunteer groups and approximately 2,500 volunteers. Explore opportunities on the Volunteer Central website.


The AICPA has many member and volunteer committees that work with the Academic & Career Awareness Team staff. Additionally, the AICPA has strategic alliances with other organizations that serve the accounting education community.

AICPA Foundation

The AICPA Foundation was established in 1922 to advance the science of accountancy and accounting education. It's core purpose is to benefit the public by supporting financial education and ethical business behavior and promoting a culturally diverse profession.

State CPA Societies/State Boards of Accountancy

The AICPA collaborates with state professional associations and licensing boards to promote the profession and guide individuals who are pursuing the CPA credential.

AICPA National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

The AICPA’s National Commission on Diversity & Inclusion, which includes representatives from minority professional advocacy groups; large, medium and small firms; state CPA societies; and leaders from business and industry, government and education, is designed to identify strategies that will increase the number of and the advancement of underrepresented groups in the accounting profession.

AICPA is proud to Sponsor The PhD Project

The PhD Project is a unique initiative that encourages African-American, Hispanic-Americans and Native Americans to pursue their Ph.D.'s in business to serve as role models and mentors for minority business students. AICPA has been a proud Sponsor of the PhD Project since 1977!

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