- 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
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If you are a current Certificate Holder and have retired, you have the option to apply for Retired Status. Obtain information, then download and complete the application form. You may scan and email it to the NCED Chair or send it via regular mail.
The Board of Directors is available to provide you with additional information and personal support. Contact information for each NCED Director is provided at the bottom of the home page. More detailed Board of Directors information can be found on the “About” tab.
Examination Test Sites
2/1/2022: Baton Rouge, LA (LA-ED/CEDS Conference)
Embassy Suites- 1 PM
4914 Constitution Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
* Registration open until 12/20/2021
12/4/2021: Waco, Texas (TEDA Conference)
113 S. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76701
*Registration open until 11/04/2021
01/29/2022 Dallas Area, Texas
*Registration open until 12/29/2021
Please check back regularly. Due to concerns regarding recent global events some exam dates have been rescheduled.
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