ACTO Core Values
We uphold the strong values of any good organization:
Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, Intellectual Property, Accountability, Transparency, Stakeholder awareness, Ethics and Respect
… and more:
Cultural awareness and engaged relationships
Fostering a spirit of “coopetition”
ACTO Code of Ethics
Important principles that guide every member towards contributing to the mission while respecting every other member and sharing best practices
Our bylaws support our spirit of collaboration and coopetition.
ACTO Stand for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
ACTO is committed to creating diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the coaching profession through calling forth, honoring and inviting the uniqueness of all individuals and diverse life experiences.
In support of this stand, we acknowledge and are committed to eliminating the negative impact of personal and systemic bias, privilege and oppression, which may be conscious or unconscious, intentional or unintentional, overt or subtle.
As coach trainers, we are tasked with creating the future of the coaching profession. We commit to providing dialogue, learning and resources and to cultivating personal and organizational responsibility in alignment with this stand, at ACTO, for each of our students, members and member organizations.
ACTO Core Values:
- Intellectual Property
- Stakeholder awareness
ICF Core Competencies are standards of behavior when serving or representing ACTO.
- Global mindset for coach education
- Respect the diverse culture, customs, and methodologies of member schools
- Multiple credential entities contribute to the legitimacy of coach education.
- Coach education is relevant and accessible to everyone on the planet.
- Joy is foundational to ACTO work
- Community of learners as members
These Core Values should be useful in interpreting guidance for making ethical decisions.
Virginia González-Vélez Valcarce – President
Vikram Bhatt – Past President
Shareefah Sabur – Vice President
Jim Smith – Treasurer
Sharon Brown – Secretary
Melanie Sanford D’Orio
Johan van Bavel
|Board Development Committee
|Communications & Community Relations
(Conference, Forums and Research)
||Virginia González-Vélez Valcarce, Johan van Bavel and Sukari Pinnock-Fitts
|Professional Responsibility & Ethics
||Jim Smith and Johan van Bavel
||Sharon Brown and Eileen Laskar