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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Including Disabled People in Digital Certification, Credentialing and Licensure
2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In 2017, a revision to Section 508 was published and amended in 2018, addressing digital accessibility and telecommunications; however, many tests are still not digitally accessible. Samantha Evans, CAE, MBA, International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), discusses the challenges these changes present and how they impact exam delivery.
A Brief Introduction to Technology-Enhanced Items

For organizations using or considering computer-based testing, technology-enhanced items (TEIs) can be a great opportunity to improve an assessment program. In this article, Matt Ferris, MA, MBA, CAE, ELS, and Nathan Thompson, PhD, discuss benefits and pitfalls of TEIs.

A Q&A With Ashley Bardsley: ICE 2019 Next Gen Professional Award Winner

Ashley Bardsley was honored with the ICE 2019 Next Gen Professional Award for her commitment to developing a career path in the credentialing industry. Hear from Bardsley about her start in credentialing, her involvement with ICE and her advice for the future generation of professionals.

5 Ways to Digitally Connect With Millennials and Gen Z

In an era of information overload, how can certification organizations appeal to millennials and Gen Z? Hanna Aronovich, CAE, breaks down five ways to digitally connect effectively with these younger demographics.

Spotlight on Jerry Reid: 2019 ICE Innovator Award Winner

Jerry Reid, PhD, was honored with the 2019 ICE Innovator Award for his years of innovation in the credentialing industry. Hear from Reid about his work with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (AART), changes in the field over the years and his contributions to the ICE R&D Committee.

OSAP, DANB and the DALE Foundation Illustrate the Power of Collaboration

If well executed, a strategic partnership among certification programs can allow the parties involved to leverage their strengths and expand their reach. Learn how OSAP, DANB and the DALE Foundation collaborated to create an innovative dental infection control education and certification initiative.

A Look Into Copyright Registration Time, Process and Costs

Copyright registration can be a long and costly process, especially with the new interim rule for secure tests. In this interview that follows up from an ATP Workforce Skills Legal Landscape webinar, Baker McKenzie’s Jennifer Ancona Semko, Esq., shares more about the group registration process.

Competency Model Used as Staffing Aid During Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus crisis has caused a great need for nursing personnel to be redeployed. Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BScN, RN, CAE, shares how the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) created a self-assessment tool to address staffing needs in hospitals.

Considering Criminal Backgrounds: A Q&A With ICE Research Report Co-Chairs

ICE recently published “Criminal Justice Research Study,” with the help of a task force of members from the ICE Government Affairs and Research and Development (R&D) Committees. We spoke with task force co-chairs, Carla Caro, MA, and Nicole Risk, PhD, to learn about the research and its outcomes.

Spotlight on Jim Henderson: 2019 ICE Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Jim Henderson, PhD, was honored with the 2019 ICE Lifetime Achievement award for his service to the crediting industry. ICE PEC member Robert C. Shaw Jr., PhD, recently spoke with Henderson about his career in credentialing and his work on Certification: The ICE Handbook.

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