Welcome, ACE Alumni!
Alumni are the best representatives of American College of Education. As you move through your career, you carry ACE’s mission to serve, lead and achieve into your professional fields.
2022 Alumni Achievement Award Winner
Dr. Peter Shipley | M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (2015)
Dr. Peter Shipley is a retired 32-year member of the Ontario Provincial Police, where he served as the chief instructor overseeing four of the five units at OPP Academy. He oversaw delivery and implementation of a wide variety of in-person and virtual training experiences, and also led the strategic direction on police education and accountability. Dr. Shipley has served on numerous police training and education advisory committees. In January 2019, he was bestowed with the prestigious
Order of Merit of the Police Forces for his contributions to police training in Canada. Just months prior to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Dr. Shipley had the honor of working with the Ukrainian National Police, Patrol Police Department and Patrol Police Academy on police learning strategies, distance learning and problem-based learning. Dr. Shipley received his Ed.D. in Leadership from ACE in 2018.
Stay Connected With ACE
You have many opportunities to expand your professional network and stay connected with fellow alumni, current students and ACE itself.
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Know someone who’d be a great fit for an ACE program? Fill out our referral form and we’ll reach out to them with more information.
ACE Alumni LinkedIn Group
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Alumni Benefits and Resources
ACE Alumni Continuing Education Grant*
We’re proud that many of our alumni are committed to being lifelong learners, which is why we offer the Continuing Education Grant to all alumni who have completed a full program from ACE. This allows you to pursue another ACE micro-credential, certificate, master’s or doctoral program with reduced tuition costs. You may use it once per program, for as many programs as you like.
Grants for Each Online Education Program
Micro-Credential or Certificate
5% Tuition Reduction
5% Tuition Reduction
ED.D. OR ED.S.
5% Tuition Reduction
*Recipients of the Continuing Education Grant will be responsible for paying all fees, the remaining program tuition costs not covered by the grant, and any additional costs associated with the program selected. The Continuing Education Grant does not apply to the RN to BSN program.
Other Alumni Resources
Even after you graduate, you retain access to the databases, publications, periodicals and other materials you had as a student so you can keep learning and stay updated in your field by simply logging in with your MyACE student credentials.
You have access to a library of webinars led by experts who can help you navigate your career. Learn about the latest digital tools, how to be a strong leader and much more.
Official ACE Transcripts
You can request official ACE transcripts, which are handled by Parchment Exchange.
Publish Your ACE Dissertation
Publish your dissertations for free on ScholarWorks. This open-access site is included in search engine results, so scholars worldwide can read your dissertation.
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NOTE: Alumni membership is only open to students who have completed a program at ACE.