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Association of Office Professionals

Overview of Association of Office Professionals (AOP)

The USM Association of Office Professionals (AOP) is dedicated to providing opportunities for communication and relationship building among staff members of the University. Membership is open to all USM support staff. Associate membership is open to supervisors of USM support staff. The USM AOP is affiliated with the Mississippi Association of Education Office Professionals (MAEOP), and the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP).    




Making the Connection Between Community Engagement and Professional Development  Presented by Jonathan Green, Executive Director of the Steps Coalition


12 to 1 p.m.

Via Teams



Face-to-Face meetings have been cancelled indefinitely to avoid risks incidental to holding a public gathering.  Instead, AOP will be meeting remotely. The AOP General Meetings for 2020-2021 will be held on the third Tuesday of each month, unless a scheduling conflict occurs. This meeting will be considered a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams unless otherwise noted. If you have questions about our meeting schedule, email, USM AOP Secretary. *

* Meetings are subject to being rescheduled.  For a complete list of meetings, see the Meeting Schedule Page.  If you need a copy of previous notes, please email a request indicating the meeting date to USM Board

AWARDS- Don't forget to submit our nomination for Educational Administrator of the Year and Educational Office Professional of the Year by Friday, May 1, 2021 (see the Guidelines document for additional information). 



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Membership Benefits Past Presidents

Professional Standards Program (PSP)


Community Service Events  Upcoming Training

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In-Service TrainingConferences

Supplemental Training Materials     Recommended YouTube    

Interesting Courses


Renew Your AOP Membership

Membership runs from July 1st through June 30th.

Contact Us

Association of Office Professionals
118 College Drive #5181 Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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