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Development of a National Certification Examination for Homeowner Educators and Housing Counselors
Gladys G. Shelton
1 and Joan Koonce Moss
This article focuses on the methodology used in development, revision and testing of a national core curriculum document and standards testing instrument for certification of homeowner educators and housing counselors. The core curriculum’s standards testing instrument is used for certification of homeowner educators and housing counselors. Two core curriculum pilot model and standards testing demonstrations were conducted for the development and refinement of the content, delivery and testing of a set of national standards. The logistics of these two time intensive model demonstrations are also discussed.
Key words: Homeowner educator, Housing counselor
1. Gladys G. Shelton, Chairperson, Department of Human Environment and Family Sciences, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC 27411. Phone: 336-334-7850. Fax: 336-334-7265. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Joan Koonce Moss, Associate Professor, Department of Housing and Consumer Economics, Dawson Hall, University of Georgia, 305 Sanford Drive, Athens, Georgia 30602-3622. Phone: 706-542-4982. Fax: 706-583-0313. E-mail: email@example.com>