Welcome, ACE Alumni!

Stellar Representatives

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.

Peter Shipley - ACE Alumni Achievement Award Winner 2022

Stay Connected With ACE

You have many opportunities to expand your professional network and stay connected with fellow alumni, current students and ACE itself.

Alumni Newsletter

Keep up with ACE and your fellow alumni! The ACE Alumni Newsletter features upcoming events, career resources and news about what ACE alumni are doing in the world. If you have news to share in the newsletter, please send a note to [email protected].

Refer a Friend to ACE

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

Join the exclusive LinkedIn group just for ACE alumni. It’s a private place to network, share ideas and build your ACE connections.

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Stay on top of ACE news and upcoming events so you never miss a beat.

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


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

ACE Library

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.

ACE Webinars

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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As an ACE graduate, you have a unique perspective on what it’s like to be an ACE student.  So write a review for us on one (or all!) of the following sites. This will help future students learn about ACE. Plus, we would love to hear about your experience.

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