These strategic priorities represent ACA's purpose and the core activities we undertake as an organization:
Advocacy: ACA shall take leadership on issues of national and international significance relating to archives, recordkeeping and cultural heritage and will work with local and provincial groups on matters impacting regional archives or of concern to specific areas of our membership.
Continuing Education: ACA shall take leadership on developing and delivering continuing education opportunities that meet the needs of archivists and records professional at all level of their careers. This includes the coordination of our internationally recognized annual conference and production of the top-ranked journal, Archivaria.
Membership Services: ACA shall strengthen its commitment to members by developing and implementing programming that meets the needs of archives and records professionals at all points in their careers. This includes an active mentorship program, access to a members-only toolkit, and support for member driven special interest sections. In addition, the ACA supports student chapters at five universities across Canada.
Moving Forward Together, ACA Strategic Plan, 2018 - 2021
In response to member input, the ACA has produced an ambitious three-year strategic plan to improve the association’s programs and services, including its own operating performance. Looking forward to 2021, we see the ACA as a nimble, member-driven association that provides a must-have suite of benefits to its Individual and Institutional Members. We invite you to review the full plan and associated documents provided below:
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