Strategic Plan for Members


ACerS fosters the study, understanding, development, and application of
ceramics, glasses, and related materials for the benefit of our members, industry,
and the global society.


ACerS strives to be the recognized global leader in advancing ceramic and glass
science, engineering, commerce, and the arts.


Accountability – Our volunteer leaders and staff take their roles seriously and
operate in ways that are open, responsible, and ethical.

Excellence – We value and reward scientific, industrial, artistic, and educational

Inclusion – We commit to the fair and equitable treatment of all regardless of
race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and any other basis.
Service – We commit to providing members with exceptional experiences and
outstanding service in every interaction.

Education – We value learning in all forms and foster the creation and
dissemination of knowledge.

Collaboration – We value collaboration to advance the frontiers of ceramics,
glasses, and related materials.


1.0 ACerS will increase the number of professional members and their
engagement within the Society.

2.0 Develop new and revised ACerS programs and activities to better meet
the needs of industry.

3.0 ACerS will expand our global culture of inclusion and actively work to
develop membership within underrepresented groups.

4.0 ACerS will enhance content, products, and educational programs to better
meet the needs of members.

5.0 ACerS will increase the awareness of ceramics and glass in partnership with CGIF.

ACerS members are invited to review the detailed Strategic Plan in the members only section of