Institute for Credentialing Excellence

NCCA Accreditation Overview Workshop

September 13 - 16, 2021

Virtual Attendance on all 4 Days

  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET, Monday, September 13
  • 10:15am - 1:00pm ET, Tuesday, September 14 - Thursday, September 16

"The Virtual NCCA Accreditation Overview Workshop was amazing. It provided the exact information needed to ensure my organization's application is completed correctly with the proper evidence for each standard. I feel better prepared to submit my re-accreditation application this year."

- Heather Rich, MPA, Sr. Certification Manager, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation 

"The NCCA Accreditation Workshop is an ideal way to take a deep dive into the standards. Whether you have experience with the NCCA accreditation process or you are new, the workshop will give you a better overall understanding of the standards and the implications on your programs."

- Carlie Davies, Compliance Director, American Medical Certification Association


Registration is now closed. Please contact I.C.E. Staff at with any quesitons.

First Registrant
Member Rate: $375│ Non-member Rate: $450

Second Registrant from the Same Organization
Member Rate: $335│ Non-member Rate: $405


Please note: A limited number of individuals can register for this workshop. Registration will close once we reach capacity.

About the Workshop

This workshop was designed for those who are:

  • considering accreditation for their certification program(s) and wanting to understand what’s involved;
  • assuming the responsibility of managing an accredited program, and needing to get up to speed quickly; or
  • preparing for reaccreditation for the first time since the 2016 Standards update, and wanting to know what’s new.

Walk through the NCCA Standards and the requirements to meet the essential elements of each Standard. Gain a better understanding of the NCCA accreditation process and get your questions answered. Leave with ideas for how becoming NCCA-accredited can benefit your program(s) and enhance its credibility and value. 

In this workshop you will get:

  • an overview of the NCCA accreditation process
  • a review of the NCCA Standards and requirements of each Essential Element
  • a review of the accreditation online portal and additional accreditation resources
  • an opportunity for Q&A



Tara Mohammed
Manager of Accreditation Services, I.C.E.

Tara has worked with I.C.E.’s Accreditation Services department for eight years. She has spent time building relationships and enhancing processes for I.C.E.’s accreditation programs: National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), Assessment based Certificate Accreditation Program (ACAP) and ISO/IEC 17024 accreditation through I.C.E.’s partnership with International Accreditation Service. She provides direct support to the NCCA and standard revision activities at I.C.E. Tara works closely with I.C.E.’s accreditation portal developers, serving as I.C.E.’s resident expert.Tara holds a Master of Science degree in Management with a specialization in Nonprofit and Association Management.

Questions and Cancellation Policy

For questions about the workshop, contact

Cancellation Policy: I.C.E. must receive all cancellation and refund requests in writing by Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Please email cancellation requests to Substitutions are accepted. All sales are final after Tuesday, September 7, 2021.