Professional Transition Specialist – (PTS)
The Professional Transitional Specialist (PTS) professional designation identifies those interim ministers who have gone the extra mile. Applicants warrant their personal record in the profession and submit verification of their professional accomplishments in four areas.
PTS members have successfully completed all training requirements for academic course work in the field of intentional interim ministry.
Applicants verify formal academic work, especially expertise in a sub-specialty such as consulting or coaching.
To be accepted, applicants must verify at least two years of relevant transitional ministry experience. They also submit letters of good standing from their denomination.
Educational resumes are submitted every three years. Applicants must meet a standard of current training.
PTS members in good standing are permitted to use the PTS designation. They are listed in an IMN searchable data base and given a one-page entry to give details about their career and expertise.
The PTS application and directory are in the IMN Website.
Before candidates are qualified for the PTS designation they must establish and warrant proof of at least two years of experience in transitional situations. They submit a letter of good standing from their denomination. They document their experience. They verify in writing guidance from a qualified mentor during the first year of their interim ministry. Finally, they officially warrant their resume.
Holders of the IMN designation are required to demonstrate their continued attainment of up-to-date knowledge in order to renew their designation. An additional educational resume is submitted for evaluation every three years.
Find a PTS Member
Click on PTS to find a Professional Transitional Specialist. PTS members who have chosen to be part of this directory will be listed. This is a searchable database and can be accessed by all visitors to the IMN website.