National Certification for Educational Diagnosticians

The premier national credential for special education assessment professionals who hold high standards of practice

Why NCED?

  • Enhances professional credibility and visibility
  • Represents highly qualified status as an assessment professional
  • Permits use of “NCED” after name in reports and correspondence
  • Allows inclusion and recognition in the online NCED Registry
  • Provides a vehicle for potential salary supplement in the future (per state/district regulations)
  • Assures parents/school officials of rigorous standards for practice
  • Offers structured opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • Connects the practitioner with current trends/issues in the field of assessment

News & Information

FREE April Professional Development

FREE April Professional Development

April 8, 2024 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Collaborating To Teach Skills for Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans Participants will learn how a Behavior Change Project was used to teach Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) knowledge and skills. We will...

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TEXAS CERTIFICATE HOLDERS

TEXAS CERTIFICATE HOLDERS

This is a reminder to our TEXAS NCED CERTIFICATE HOLDERS. Texas Professional Educational Diagnosticians (TPED) has opened a registration window for our Texas NCED Certificate Holders to obtain the Texas Registered Professional Diagnostician Certification (RegPED). ...

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NCED at TEDA

NCED at TEDA

A special thank you to all our NCED Certificate Holders who came by the NCED table at the TEDA conference this past week. We enjoyed meeting each of you and loved the great conversations that were had. Don’t forget to update your Professional Development hour...

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Examination Test Sites

06/15/2024  Sulphur, Louisiana

Pupil Appraisal Annex 

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

565 North Crocker St.

Sulphur, LA

 

07/27/2024  Houston, Texas

Location to be determined

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Houston, TX

 

10/01/2024  Baton Rouge, LA

Embassy Suites by Hilton Baton Rouge

1:00 PM- 4 PM

4914 Constitution Ave. 

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

 

Apparel and Gifts

Board of Directors

Cynthia Simpson, Ph.D.

President

Michelle Norwood, M.Ed.

Vice President

Georgene Moon, M.Ed.

Treasurer

Danielle M. Frith, ABD

Secretary

Kellie East, M.A.T.

Exam Chair

Maribel Garza, ABD

Exam Assist

Jana Cole, Ed.D.

Publicity Chair

Becky Dieckmann, M.Ed.

Certificate Holder Chair

Summer Koltonski, Ph.D.

Professional Growth Chair