The Certification Board of the Professional Development Department oversees policies and practices of certification programs that will meet or exceed Member expectations; and advises on how well the certification programs are meeting policies and performance goals.This includes:
establish and promulgate requirements, standards and procedures, including the development and administration of written examinations and the initial and continued certification of qualified individuals;
bestow public recognition on those individuals who fulfill the requirements for certification, as established by the ISA Certification Board;
support reliance on ISA credentials by employers and regulatory bodies; and
promote practice of the certified specialist in accord with the ISA Code of Ethics.