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Important News for Oceania Candidates
Information for Those Who Wish to Receive their AEM/CEM Diploma at the IAEM 2018 Annual Conference (17 Nov 2017)
AEM/CEM candidates in the Class of 2018 who are interested in receiving their diploma at the IAEM Annual Conference during the awards ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, must have their initial AEM/CEM credential application approved no later than the July 2018 online review meeting (application submission deadline is June 30, 2018), and must take and return their completed exam to IAEM Headquarters by Sept. 20, 2018, as well as receive a passing grade. No supplemental reviews will occur prior to the scheduled September 2018 online review meeting.
The Certification Commission conducts electronic reviews using the online system. Every other month, commissioners are expected to review, on average, 10-15 applications, based on volume, within a 30-day window. Interested applicants must be detail oriented, responsive via email and phone, and plan to devote approximately 30 hours per review month (180 hours yearly) to online reviews. Commissioners also draft notification letters to candidates so commissioners must possess clear, concise writing skills.
The Certification Commission has one in-person meeting per year as well as quarterly conference calls lasting between 1-2 hours to discuss policy and procedure changes. Occasionally, commissioners may be asked to serve on a short term ad-hoc working group related to a topic of discussion on the Certification Commission. IAEM is prepared to cover the travel costs for the in-person review meetings for commissioners living outside of the DC metro area.
Applicants should ensure they have access to a computer without security limitations to access zip, pdf, .msg, jpeg, gif, .mov, Powerpoint, and Word files. Access to Publisher is a benefit. Users should be using the current version of any of the major browsers (latest Firefox, Chrome, Safari or IE). Interested individuals should identify themselves as being computer savvy and have a willingness to learn how to use the online application portal.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Upon receipt, candidate will receive confirmation that information was received by IAEM HQ. Late submissions may be held over for the following year. Candidates will be notified of the results this fall.
Apr. 13, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST – Introduction to the Certification Webinar Series, Essay
Register online here. Registration will end one week prior to each webinar. Registrants will be sent the login information during the week prior to the webinar date.
If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please Note: Attendance at these webinars does not count towards training hours for your application.