APCE Welcomes Billie Sutter
Volunteer Certification Course Coordinator

APCE leadership is delighted to introduce to its members Elder and Educator Billie Sutter who has been tapped to serve as its first ever volunteer Certification Course Coordinator.

  • What will a Certification Course Coordinator do?
    The Coordinator will work with the Educator Certification Committee of the PCUSA and the Advocacy ministry team of APCE to organize the yearly in-person or online certification courses sponsored by APCE in accordance with the Educator Certification Committee.
  • The Coordinator will work with the above-mentioned entities to secure approved instructors and to ensure that the standards for certification courses, as defined, are met.
  • The Coordinator will serve as host and support to those teaching the courses and to those taking the courses.

Please read Billie’s bio and join us in welcoming her to the APCE leadership team. She will begin her work immediately.

Billie P. Sutter is a retired Associate Certied Christian Educator and Ruling Elder, now living in Acworth, GA. Born in Texas, nurtured in Louisiana, and living around the world and across the US as an Air Force wife, she has learned to ‘bloom where you are planted.’ For over 30 years, Billie lived and worked in the Greater DC area where she served several congregations in National Capital Presbytery as DCE, and also in several part time or interim positions with the presbytery. Having volunteered at all levels of PCUSA in both Christian Formation and mission, Billie now enjoys living near her family – especially an only granddaughter. Traveling and enjoying God’s creation are favorite past times.

Educator Certification

For complete information about the process of Educator Certification, courses offered, contacts, and application process, click on the link below which will take you to the Presbyterian Church (USA) website.  The certification process is maintained and controlled by the PCUSA and not APCE.