NCCA Accreditation Overview Workshop

When Rates

Please note: ICE is re-evaluating hosting this in-person workshop. Please check back soon for more information.

Interested in attending the Psychometrics & Test Development Workshop on May 13, as well?

Email ICE at to receive a discounted rate!

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

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



"This workshop is a great program for organizations at any stage, from creating a new program to re-accrediting an existing program. You will learn if accreditation is right for your examination and what it takes to have your program become and remain accredited."

- Matthew Green, Director of Credentialing Services, Community Association Managers International Certification Board

"We have considered applying for accreditation for years, and attending this workshop supported our efforts to move forward."

- Derek Stepp, Director of Postprofessional Credentialing,  American Physical Therapy Association

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

For questions about the workshop, please contact ICE staff at 202-367-1165 or

Course Speaker

Linda Anguish, SPHR, GPHR
Director of Accreditation Services, ICE

Prior to her current role, Linda was Senior Director of Certification Products at the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), where she led exam development activities for seven certification programs with over 140,000 certificants in 100 countries. She also led four certification programs through the NCCA accreditation process. Linda served as the Program Committee Chair for the ICE Exchange in 2015 and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Certification Network Group. She holds the Senior Professional in HR (SPHR) and Global Professional in HR (GPHR) credentials and the Credentialing Specialist certificate from ICE.

Questions and Cancellation Policy

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Cancellation Policy: ICE must receive all cancellation and refund requests in writing by Thursday, May 7, 2020. Please email cancellation requests to Substitutions are accepted. All sales are final after Thursday, May 7, 2020.