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About Us

 

The National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals, Georgia Chapter (NAPO-GA) is the leading network of professionals working as organizing consultants.Our Associate Members are local businesses that provide organizing services and retailers or manufacturers with organizing products or services.All NAPO-GA members agree to work within the guidelines of the NAPO Code of Ethics.This set of principles forms the foundation for how NAPO affiliated professional organizers conduct themselves with clients, colleagues and their community. To become a member of NAPO-Georgia, professional organizers must first become a member of NAPO. The National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) is The Organizing Authority® and the premier national association dedicated to the field of organizing.Formed in 1985 as a not-for-profit professional association, NAPO (pronounced NAY-poh) is dedicated to serving its members through education, networking, industry resources, and promoting the profession to the public.There are over 4,200 national NAPO members and 37 chapters located throughout the country.

Golden Circle

This prestigious designation is for NAPO members who have been engaged in the business of organizing for five years or more while also a NAPO member in good standing for at least one year.

NAPO formed Golden Circle in 1990 as a way of acknowledging its members with the level of expertise that comes with this level of experience to the general public and among the NAPO community.

Certification (CPO)

Professional Organizers can obtain Certified Professional Organizer®  (CPO) credentials which are administered by The Board of Certification for Professional Organizers (BCPO). CPO candidates must take an exam that measures their knowledge of organizing principles in five core competency areas:

1. Foundations of Professional Organizing
2. Legal and Ethical Considerations
3. Preliminary Assessment
4. Action Plan Development
5. Evaluation, Follow-up, and Maintenance

To be eligible to sit for the CPO exam, a professional organizer must document a total of 1500 hours of paid work experience within the last three years and agree to adhere to the Code of Ethics for Professional Organizers.  For more detailed information about the CPO exam and requirements, please visit www.certifiedprofessionalorganizers.org.

NAPOCares

In keeping with our commitment to social responsibility, the NAPOCares Committee sponsors community outreach programs and annual events to spread NAPO members’ unique knowledge of organizing. Programs include community outreach in the host city of the yearly NAPO Conference and much more. To learn more, please click here.