CMC Podcast 22 - NASAR Part II


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In this episode CMC instructors Doug McElmury and John McKently speak with Chris Boyer, NASAR Executive Director, about the standards creation process and how NASAR develops build education courseware, publications, and certifications around those standards.

Topics Discussed:

0:23 Chris Boyer introduction

1:12 John McKently introduction

2:35 Standards, training, certification.

16:00 Examples of how NASAR builds educational content

20:53 How do you select who your trainers and evaluators are going to be?

38:52 Has new technology driven change in the lifecycle of certification?

40:20 Hug-a-tree NASAR general public education.

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