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Certified Assessment & Credentialing Professional (CACP)

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Download the zip file for application here.

About the Certification

This credential is specifically for professionals and leaders who are responsible for developing and managing certification, certificate, and accreditation programs.  Eligibility includes a self-assessment and review of that assessment to determine whether the candidate has appropriate experience.  Courses are available to supplement skills.  After eligbility, candidates complete a practicum to demonstrate their proficiency as a professional with expertise in assessments, testing, and certifications and other types of credentialing.

This credentialing process and supplemental courses are designed to help you develop credentialing programs that:

  • Deliver on the promise.
  • Are economically feasible to administer.
  • Assess knowledge, skills, and abilities effectively.

The program includes:

  • A free overview webinar (required)
  • Four workshops (optional but recommended)
  • Eligibility self-assessment (required)
  • A project-based practicum (required)
  • Toolkits, templates, workbooks, and job aids (electronic) (available in workshops)
  • Book (hard copy with electronic tools in workshops)
  • Certificates of attendance for all workshops
  • A professional credential certification and mark for those completing workshops and practicum
  • A digital badge for use in electronic media

The program covers all aspects of credentialing:

  • Business case
  • Job, task, practice & cognitive analysis
  • Standards and requirements
  • Test/assessment development and validation
  • Psychometrics
  • Administration
  • Governance
  • Implementation
  • Globalization
  • Maintenance and recertification
  • Public relations and communications
Certification is awarded based on successful completion of practicum requirements.   Course completion (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for practicum admission.



Congratulations to John Scheh, CAE, RRC, CACP and Executive Director of Roof Integrated Solar Energy (RISE) at NRCAon receiving the Certified Assessment & Credentialing Professional (CACP). Learn more about John on:

Congratulations to Alicia Johnson of FISERV.  Alicia has completed the CACP requirements and is now able to use the CACP mark and badge. 
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CACP requirements include work experience in the field of assessments and credentialing, course completion, and a practicum with Dr. Hale.  

CACP badge

Certification includes a mark (CACP) and badge. Learn more about the CACP.  

Credentialing Courses Available

  • Overview of Credentialing (free)
  • Fundamentals of Credentialing
  • Performance-based Assessments
  • Job, Task, Practice and Cognitive Analyses
  • Practical Analytics and Psychometrics
  • Project-based Credentialing Practicum   


Individuals completing the Project-based Credentialing Practicum are eligible to submit a project for peer review.  Individuals passing the peer review will received the Certified Assessment and Credentialing Professional (CACP) credential and mark. 

How to Apply

Download the zip file that includes the following OR download the specific files that you need. 

Attend the free webinar, Overview of Credentialing, to get started. 

Here's what's scheduled soon related to assessment and credentialing.  For more courses and topics, see the entire Events list

CACP Events Coming Soon

Need a course not listed above?  Contact Judy Hale at judy@tifpi.org 

Want to host an on-site event (and receive discounts)?  Contact Judy Hale at judy@tifpi.org. 

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