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Upcoming Opportunities 

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Need an expert? Find CPA speakers

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Ready to introduce your students to the endless opportunities of a career in accounting? Get a CPA to visit your classroom, attend career fairs, or visit club meetings. Learn more about our CPAs in the Classroom program and request a visit.

CPA Evolution: The help you need

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CPA Evolution is coming, and we know you have questions! We're here to help with the following resources:

Diversity in the CPA pipeline

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The VSCPA is committed to promoting the benefits of the CPA profession for the next generation and ensuring the profession increases its diversity and remains vibrant for years to come. Check out our DEI initiatives for increasing the CPA pipeline and our DEI Resource Center.

Articles for Educators
For CPAs entrusted with clients' financial data, safeguarding sensitive information is not only essential for the clients' security but also for the CPAs' own legal responsibilities. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides a comprehensive list of warning signs to help tax professionals identify potential red flags of data theft. By staying vigilant and proactive, tax professionals can play a crucial role in preventing financial fraud. 
Getting accounting recognized as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field will elevate its exposure and increase awareness of the profession. The VSCPA supports legislative initiatives toward this end and the STEM initiative is part of the Society’s top-line goal to address the CPA pipeline crisis. 
The word “pipeline” is everywhere these days, but what do we really mean by that? Essentially, the CPA pipeline is the queue of next-gen accountants — beginning with students’ piqued interest in accounting in middle school all the way through young professionals deciding to stick with the profession long term.

Are we your missing piece? Join today

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Yes, we want you to join our community! We offer a membership discount of $100 for educators teaching accounting at the high school, college or university level full-time. This rate applies to educators with or without a CPA license. You'll receive all the benefits of VSCPA membership. Join us today!

We can lend a helping hand: Resources

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If you need videos, presentations and more to help you in the classroom, we've got you covered.

Share our scholarships with your students!

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We know you've got some stellar students. Connect them with our dozens of scholarship opportunities! The VSCPA Educational Foundation awards scholarships to deserving accounting students at Virginia's colleges and universities, and we've got a variety for minority students, too. Learn more about the Foundation and the application process and send our scholarships along!