I haven’t been able to say anything about certification for quite a while now, but there’s news from STC. From president Kit Brown-Hoekstra’s mid-term status report, in the February 2015 Intercom magazine: For the past year and a half, we have been working to restructure certification to improve scalability and ensure its financial stability. WeContinue reading “Update on Certification”
Certification applicants are beginning to hear about an entirely new submission process. What is it, and how is it better? Here’s a brief explanation and description of the process.
Our first home was unfinished. (It was the only way we could afford one at the time.) We finished the second floor ourselves, and we learned how to build it along the way, so it wasn’t of the highest quality. The house itself wasn’t framed perfectly plumb or square to start with, but houses neverContinue reading “The Evidence of Things Seen and Unseen”
Ever since last year, when we announced that the STC certification program was “open for business,” I have been thinking of this year’s Summit. My goal was to step up to the podium at the opening general session and announce the first Certified Professional Technical Communicators™. It motivated me through a year of committee meetings,Continue reading “STC Summit 2012: The certification perspective”
Over at TECHWR-L, proprieters Connie and Al interviewed me about certification after last October’s thread on that venerable forum. They’ve now posted a transcript of the interview, which you can read at http://techwhirl.com/business/interviews/the-stc-certification-program-revisiting-the-debate/
Want to hear first-hand how certification is going? Interested in applying yourself? Come to the STC Summit in Rosemont, IL, just outside of Chicago. I will be reporting on certification and offering a workshop for applicants. Come and visit members of the Certification Commission at our booth in the exhibit hall!
Many hands make light work! As we build and provide content for the Certification Commission’s website, we need people with experience in Drupal website development. We could also use someone with experience designing PDF forms. If you can contribute some time to the effort, please contact me. Thanks in advance!