ACVA 2013 Accomplishments
|ACVA is proud of the accomplishments of its Learners, Friends, Alumni and Instructors|
- ACVA advanced its mission as a school of Vedic astrology by awarding 23 course completions and certificates of Jyotish proficiency
- ACVA grew its membership via Facebook to nearly 700 participants since its first year of existence
- ACVA expanded membership value by opening a special Facebook discussion group for ACVA Learners, Friends, and Alumni (ALFA). Exciting conversations on Jyotish occur daily. There are no fees to be an ALFA member at ACVA.
- ACVA (in conjunction with its staff of member volunteers and instructors) completed the year in a financially solid state. All of ACVA’s revenues come from course fees and donations and are solely spent to advance ACVA’s mission as a Vedic astrology learning organization.
- ACVA successfully finished three key educational initiatives for the year
- ACVA Vedic Astrology Coaching™ program
- ACVA’s Jyotish Online Instructor™ (JOI) certification
- ACVA’s face-to-face local community training “Introduction to Vedic Astrology” Certification course.
ACVA was awarded a trademark for its Vedic Astrology Coaching™ program
ACVA attributes its growth over the years to the love and dedication of its international learners and faculty
- ACVA continued to convert cassette tapes of historical conference lectures to digital MP3 format in support of the ACVA Store’s Vedic Astrology Digital Library
- ACVA sent representatives to the annual National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) conference. ACVA Board member Christina Collins was a featured speaker.
- ACVA gave the International Council of Astrological Sciences (ICAS) President, A.B. Shukla, the distinguished 2013 Jyotish Navaratna Award.
- Several ACVA associates were given honorary titles of merit in Jyotish by the ICAS organization
- The Raman and Rajeshwari Foundation awarded several ACVA associates with distinguished titles for Jyotish proficiency
- ACVA announced updates to its Certified Tutor List. Updates will appear in the 2014 first quarter update of the ACVA website.
- ACVA published 4 quarterly free eNewsletters to the Jyotish community by providing college updates, Jyotish articles from knowledgeable astrologers, and public notices of interest.