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Welcome New Certified Public Participation Professionals

Tuesday, January 8, 2019  
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IAP2 International is excited to welcome four new Certified Public Participation Professionals (CP3s).

IAP2 Canada and IAP2 USA collaborated to develop a rigorous 3-step assessment process that includes a written application, a written case study response, and a 1.5-day in-person assessment center with both knowledge and skill assessments to evaluate candidates’ within 5 core competencies as assessed using multiple criteria.

The following candidates successfully completed the Fall 2018 Assessment process:

Tina Geiselbrecht, CP3
Arizona, USA
Cassie Hemphill Cassie Hemphill, CP3
Montana, United States
Kim Hyshka Kim Hyshka, CP3
Alberta, Canada
Tannis Topolnisky Tannis Topolnisky, CP3
Alberta, Canada

Completion of the Foundations program is a prerequisite for the North American Professional Certification program, and for application to the International Trainer Development program to be licensed to deliver the Foundations in Public Participation courses.

Learn more at
IAP2 Canada or  IAP2 USA

Click here for upcoming application deadlines.

Click here for a directory of CP3 and MCP3 Certified Public Participation professionals.