What is NAPO?
The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) is the premier national association dedicated to the field of organizing. Formed in 1985 as a not-for-profit educational association, NAPO is dedicated to serving its thousands of members through education, networking, industry resources, and promotion of the profession to the public. Visit the association’s web site at www.napo.net. Andrea is a member of NAPO and is the past Membership Director of the NAPO – North Coast Ohio Chapter. She is also Past President of the NAPO-Ohio Chapter.
What is ICD?
The Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) is the premier resource for anyone interested in chronic disorganization. ICD’s mission is to provide education, research and strategies to benefit people challenged by chronic disorganization. The ICD explores, develops and communicates information, organizing techniques and solutions to professional organizers, related professionals and the public. Visit the association’s website at www.challengingdisorganization.org. Andrea served as the Treasurer of ICD’s Board of Directors from July 2012 to June 2014 and has earned the following Certifications from this organization:
Level III – Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization®
Level II – CD Specialist Certificate
Level II – ADD Specialist Certificate
Level II – Hoarding Specialist Certificate
Level I – Certificate of Study in Chronic Disorganization
Level I – Certificate of Study in Basic ADD Issues with the CD Client
Level I – Certificate of Study in CD Client Administration
Level I – Certificate of Study in Basic Mental Health Conditions & Challenges Affecting the CD Client
Level I – Certificate of Study in Basic Hoarding Issues with the CD Client
What is ICF?
The International Coach Federation is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. The ICF’s core purpose is to advance the art, science and practice of professional coaching. For more information please visit their website at www.coachfederation.org. Andrea is a member of both the ICF and ICF’s Cleveland Chapter. She also holds the ICF credential of Associate Certified Coach (ACC).
What is BCPO?
The Board of Certification for Professional Organizers (BCPO®) is the certifying body whose charter is to increase the professionalism of the organizing industry by:
• Identifying a body of knowledge in the organizing profession
• Establishing the level of education and experience required for certification
• Advancing the practice of professional organizing
• Increasing the value of organizing practitioners to their employers
• Recognizing and raising industry standards, practices and ethics
Maximizing the value received from the products and services provided by a CPO® For more information please visit their website at www.certifiedprofessionalorganizers.org.
Andrea earned her CPO in 2010.