Keeping you informed of the latest in certification news and issues.
ABC Office Closed June 29 - July 4 -
The ABC office will be closed June 29 - July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day. We hope that you, too find quality time to spend with famil...
Survey Results - Databases & Reuse Certification -
In February, 44 operator certification programs responded to a short survey focused on their practices related to certification databases and reuse...
2017 Need-to-Know Criteria Now Available -
New 2017 Standardized Exams have been developed through a rigorous psychometric process that began with new job analyses conducted in 2014-2015. Th...
Register Now for the Canadian Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Meeting -
Canadian operator certification program administrators are invited to join the Canadian Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Meeting takin...
How to Become an Ohio EPA Certified Operator -
ANKENY, Iowa - (Jan. 23, 2014) ABC is an approved exam provider for Ohio EPA. As an approved exam provider, ABC offers computerized operator c...
Assistance Requested for Development of Certification Program Best Practices Document -
ANKENY, Iowa – (March 9, 2011) The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC), an international organization representing environmental cer...
Our Greatest Strength: ABC Members & Volunteers -
ANKENY, Iowa - (Feb. 24, 2011) Several tiny water drops joining together can have a big impact. Throughout 2010, our members, volunteers and s...
Conference to Honor Certifiers ‘Making a Difference’ -
PHOENIX – (Jan. 21, 2011) Next week over 100 certification program representatives, regulators, EPA representatives, trainers and others...
Caribbean Region’s Leading Water Agency Changes Name -
THE VALLEY, Anguilla-The Caribbean Basin Water Management Programme (CBWMP), held their 3rd Annual Stakeholders Conference on Dec. 2, 2010 in ...
24th ABC Annual Conference - Register Today! -
Registration is now open for the Association of Boards of Certification 24th Annual Conference, Making a Difference, which will ...
ABC Announces New Office Location -
AMES, Iowa – (July 15, 2010)
The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) will have a new place to call home after a move to offi...
The ABC Team -
AMES, Iowa -- (Apr. 30, 2010) At the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC), certification programs have access to a professio...
2011 Board of Directors Nominations Now Open -
AMES, Iowa -- (Apr. 29, 2010) The Association of Boards of Certification’s Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the following ...
2009 Annual Report: Mission Focused, Member Driven -
AMES, Iowa - (Apr. 15, 2010) In 2009, a foundation changing governance restructure was implemented and with it an infrastructure revamping to meet ...
Wastewater Personnel Survey -
WEF’s House of Delegates formed an operator workgroup to address the needs of front-line wastewater personnel and their relationship between ...
Doss Accepts Harris F. Seidel Lifetime Achievement Award -
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - (Feb. 2, 2010) Described by her peers as a “consummate professional dedicated to improving her profession,” Margar...
Outstanding Certification Officer Honored for Her Leadership -
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - (Feb. 2, 2010) After being selected as Montana Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program Manager in 2002, Jenny Cham...
New Brunswick Program Recognized for Advancing Certification -
AMES, Iowa (Feb. 2, 2010) - Facing a unique challenge, the New Brunswick Department of Environment (DENV) set out to find a solution for the langua...
ABC Remembers Longtime Friend Jess Jones -
AMES, Iowa – (Jan. 2, 2010)
Leaving behind his passion and dedication to ABC and certification, longtime Association friend Jess Jone...
2010 Full Conference Program Now Available -
Click below to download a PDF version of the 2010 Annual Conference program and preview conference activities, presentation topics, speaker informa...
Old Friend of ABC Returns as Director of Member Services -
AMES, Iowa – (Dec. 17, 2009)
The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) is pleased to welcome Scott Harter back to the ABC team...
New Structure to Focus on Member-Driven Initiatives -
AMES, Iowa – (December 10, 2009)
To effectively meet growing membership needs, the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) ...
V&E Council Directors Elected -
AMES, Iowa – (Oct. 19, 2009)
Representing ABC’s nine Validation & Examination (V&E) committee chairs and members on the...
2010 Board of Directors Election Results -
AMES, Iowa – (Oct. 6, 2009)
The Board of Directors is the policy making body of ABC and serves the Association by sha...
ABC Announces 2010 Committee Chairs -
AMES, Iowa – (Oct. 6, 2009)
Committee chairs for 2010 were approved at the Board of Directors meeting in Minneapolis, Minn., on Septe...
Registration Now Open for ABC’s 23rd Annual Conference -
AMES, Iowa - (Aug. 24, 2009)
Certification and related industry professionals are invited to attend the Association of Boards of Certificat...
First Certifications Issued for New ABC Programs -
AMES, Iowa – (June 25, 2009) Certifications have been issued by the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) for its newest voluntary pro...
ABC Seeking Board of Directors Nominations -
AMES, Iowa - May 8, 2009
The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the following Boa...
ABC Sample Online Exam Questions Available -
AMES, Iowa – Apr. 13, 2009
Sample exam questions are part of the online experience at the newly re-designed Association of Board...
Three Certification Professionals Recognized -
2008 Presidential Awards acknowledge service of ABC volunteers
AMES, Iowa – March 2, 2009
“ABC benefits immeasurably fr...
ABC Awards Center on Outstanding Dedication and Service -
AMES, Iowa – March 2, 2009
Two distinguished awards were presented to ABC members during a luncheon at the 22nd Annual Conference in ...