David Foot - Keynote speaker 2014 National Conference

With the supported by Manulife Financial, George N. Hood is recognized as the recipient of CCAE’s 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award.


CCAE is proud to recognize Eric Newell with the 2014 CCAE Friend of Education Award, supported by The Offord Group.





Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE)

Prix d’Excellence entry submission site is now open!

Bring out your top advancement events, creations and strategies of 2014! The video on this page will give you top tips and motivation, thanks to 2015 Prix d’Ex Co-Chair, Lisa (Woodcock) Hood.

CCAE’s prestigious Advancement awards competition, the 2015 Prix d’Excellence, opens for entries on January 19, 2015. Deadline for submissions: February 20, 2015 (5 p.m., EST).

Volunteer as a host or a judge for one of the 2015 Prix d’Excellence categories. If you’d like to get involved and review some of Canada’s best advancement work, e-mail Prix d'Excellence Co-Chairs This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Participate in CCAE PD – Canada’s Top Advancement Resource

2015 CCAE Webinars

Tools and Analytics to Enhance and Demonstrate Communications / Marketing Impact Webinar on Thursday, February 12, 2015
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST.
Learn to measure the success of brand advertising campaigns through quantitative and qualitative research and the marketing dashboard.

Major Gift Fundraising for Colleges Webinar on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Engaging Young Alumni Webinar on Wednesday, April 1, 2015
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST
Join the co-founders of the Young Alumni Networking Group to discover best practices, effective outreach, and pitfalls to avoid with this important alumni cohort.

2015 CCAE Workshops

Marketing and Communications Workshop on Weds. – Thurs., February 25 – 26, 2015, in Toronto
Learn how:

  • “Joined-up” communications blend the most effective strategies of traditional and new media.
  • Strategic communications during leadership transitions smooth relationships and build engagement.
  • A school’s brand integrity can, and should, remain intact throughout campaigns and other campus changes.

Senior Leaders Workshop on Monday, March 2, 2015, Toronto
By invitation only

Corporate Sponsorship and Philanthropy Workshop: Building More Revenue from Multiple Channels on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, Toronto

  • Explore tools such as cultivation-and-discovery sessions, to maximize relationships and revenue from both philanthropy and corporate sponsorship.
  • Learn to tailor discovery sessions and craft proposals to glean revenue from a variety of channels.

Independent Schools Workshop on Thursday, April 23, 2015, Toronto

National Partners

2015 CCAE National Conference Sponsors