Robert Wall passes certified educational facilities professional (cefp) test

APPA Credential Recognizes Leaders in Educational Facilities

Alexandria, VA – APPA, the association dedicated to leadership in educational facilities, is proud to announce that Robert Wall of University of Arkansas/Pine Bluff has received the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential. The CEFP is a way to validate the unique knowledge and competency required of an accomplished professional in the educational facilities field.

“Working for an educational institution is a calling – one that affects the future every day,” said Jack Colby, former APPA President and Chair of APPA’s Board for Educational Facilities Professionals Certification. “The CEFP program was designed to confirm professional achievements in the field and illustrate a superior understanding of what it takes to create and maintain safe, functional and inspiring learning environments, now and for future generations.”

“The CEFP credential is an exciting new standard for educational stewardship. It represents core knowledge, talent, and skill, underscoring accountability and commitment to growth and mastery,” said Lander Medlin, APPA Executive Vice President. “By earning the CEFP designation, Robert shows his mastery and commitment to his work, his institution, and his colleagues.”

For eligibility requirements, more information, future dates, and to apply for the CEFP exam, visit or contact Christina Hills at 703-542-3844 or

APPA promotes leadership in educational facilities for professionals seeking to build their careers, transform their institutions, and elevate the value and recognition of facilities in education. APPA provides members the opportunity to explore trends, issues, and best practices in educational facilities through research, publications, professional development and credentialing. Formerly the Association of Physical Plant Administrators, APPA is the association of choice for 5,200 educational facilities professionals at more than 1,500 learning institutions throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.


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