Joan Knapp received posthumous recognition for ICE’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the ICE Exchange 2017 in New Orleans. Her daughter, Lenora Knapp, received the award on Joan’s behalf and offered the following comments. ICE was granted permission to publish her speech here.
The path to National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accreditation is a complex yet rewarding journey. Learn how awareness of common roadblocks can not only lead to success, but create a commitment to best practices and ongoing improvement.
The misidentification of certification vs. certificate contributes to confusion in the marketplace of learners, certificants and the public. What can be done to address, and ultimately clarify, this problem?
Chuck Ramani reflects on his career and the increasing value of accreditation as he prepares for retirement. At the time of this interview, Ramani was the President of the International Accreditation Service.
The establishment of practice standards and competency domains provides a foundation for the profession and a framework for continuing education. Assessment of knowledge and skills competency serve as the basis for many certifications and credentialing programs.