ICE Exchange Preview: Is a New Certification Program Right for Your Organization?

Deciding to start or create a new certification program can be a big decision for an organization to make. Cynthia Allen and Lori Tinkler will share their insights on this topic at the ICE Exchange. Get a preview of their session in this interview.

Exploring the Psychometric Concept of Reliability

Reliability is a foundational principal of assessment. When conceptualizing testing as a measurement activity, reliability can be thought of as the consistency or comparability of repeated measurements of the same or like subjects. Learn about this psychometric term in this deep dive on the concept.

Sunsetting a Certification

Deciding to let go of a certification isn’t easy, but it may better your association in the long-run. Knowing when to sunset a program is an important step an association can take.

ICE Exchange Preview: The Copyright Registration Game

Protecting your organization’s testing materials from intellectual property theft is critical, but navigating copyright regulations can seem daunting. Hear from Matt Ferris in this Q&A, who will present at the ICE Exchange on how to work through gray areas and how to keep your organization safe.

Is Your Organization Prepared to Tackle Test Misconduct?

Testing misconduct doesn’t have to be a scary taboo. Learn how to prepare your organization in case a misconduct “what if” turns into a reality, in this preview of the ICE white paper, “Organizational Response to Test Misconduct,” by Jamie Mulkey, EdD and Rachel Schoenig, JD.

Meeting Students Where They Are: Should You Change the Format of Your Prep Materials?

Test prep materials are no longer “one size fits all”. Agencies can however assist candidates by knowing the various learning styles and helping candidates find the best approach to exam preparation.

4 Key Ways the GDPR May Affect Credentialing Bodies

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can feel like a burden to your credentialing organization, but it’s imperative to stay compliant. This article will help you navigate the challenges your organization may face when requesting and obtaining information.

ICE Exchange Preview: Communicating with Infographics

Looking for a new way to communicate complex ideas to key stakeholders? Gingi Arden and Carissa Homme from the Competency and Credentialing Institute can help you ‘picture’ a new way of thinking at the ICE Exchange. Learn more in this session preview.

Validation: An Ongoing Process of Accumulating Evidence about a Test

Validation is an essential process to develop a psychometrically sound assessment. Learn more about this commonly used psychometric term in this article.

How the NCCA Standards Can Benefit Every Certification Program

Whether your organization is pursuing accreditation or not, there are several best practices from the NCCA Standards that can serve as a quality improvement tool. Discover a few ways using the requirements of the Standards as a benchmark can benefit any certification program.


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