BCIEP Requirements and Cost
Board Certification in IEP Development (BCIEP) Program
To enroll in the Board Certification in IEP Development program (BCIEP), a candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in their respective professional field and be certified or licensed in their profession (where required). Proof of the qualifications can be legible copies of transcripts, degree, certificate or license sent to NASET.
EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR NASET/AASEP BOARD CERTIFICATION IN IEP DEVELOPMENT (BCIEP)
Each Module consists of from 4 to 9 Units. Within the final Unit of a Module is a link to the examination. The examinations consist of multiple choice questions. Every candidate must take the multiple-choice examination to denote his or her competency in the area being assessed. A score of 80% correct answers must be attained to pass each of the 6 Module examinations.
MODULE (COURSE) MATERIALS For each of the 6 Modules required to attain certification, the candidate will have online access* from 4 to 6 Units per Module, each containing primary Video Lecture(s) with accompanying Power Point presentations, Supplemental Readings and Supplemental Videos.
* Some materials are available as files for easy downloading for off-line viewing and review
PREPARATION FOR EXAMINATIONS
In order to adequately prepare for each of the 6 required Module examinations, the candidate has access to all Unit materials within each Module. In order to be best prepared for the examination, the candidate is encouraged to review all the module materials presented to include the supplemental readings and videos. A passing score on all six examinations leads to NASET/AASEP BOARD CERTIFICATION IN IEP DEVELOPMENT (BCIEP)
PASSING SCORES FOR EACH EXAMINATION
A passing score of 80% correct answers must be attained to pass each of the 6 Module examinations. The candidate has the opportunity to take an examination up to three different times.
MODULES REQUIRED FOR NASET/AASEP BOARD CERTIFICATION IN IEP Development (BCIEP)
There are Six Modules that contain 30 Units which must be completed to receive Board Certification in IEP Development. The following are the Module titles:
MODULE 1 - Basic Overview of the IEP and IEP Process
MODULE 2 - Overview of the Federal Requirements in an IEP - Part A
MODULE 3 - Overview of the Federal Requirements in an IEP - Part B
MODULE 4 - Practical Applications of the IEP – Part A
MODULE 5 - Practical Applications of the IEP – Part B
MODULE 6 - Transition Services: Practical Applications
FEE FOR BOARD CERTIFICATION IN IEP Development (BCIEP) PROGRAM
Currently, there are no programs that lead to a Board Certification in IEP Development (BCIEP). NASET & AASEP have the vast resources, materials, abilities, and expertise to provide Professional Board Certification in IEP Development at a low fee when compared to similar educational programs.
The fee for each of the 6 required Modules is only $195 (Members) or $225 (Non-Members), making the total fee for the entire Board Certification process only $1,170 (Members) or $1,350 (Non-Members). You can save from $220 to $250 using the single payment option of $950 for members or $1,100 for non members.
Also, there is no application fee involved.
Our ability to provide the Board Certification in IEP Development program at a fee far less than other group's programs is due to our extensive use of an online environment to present the certificate module materials, thereby avoiding the costs of producing printed materials along with the associated shipping and handling costs.
In addition to an online presentation of the module materials, each unit contains many files for downloading and printing offline in the comfort of your own home or office. Members of the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) are entitled to discounted pricing for all certificate modules.
Course Fee (Each Module (6)) $195/each $225/each
* One Payment for All Modules* $950 $1,100
* (Save from $220 to $250)
** Members of National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET)
CREDENTIALS FOR CANDIDATES TO USE UPON COMPLETION OF THE BOARD CERTIFICATION IN INCLUSION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Upon completion of all requirements for the Board Certification in IEP Development, professionals may use the respective Academy Credentials, B.C.I.E.P. (Board Certification in IEP Development) after their educational degree (e.g., M.S., B.C.I.E.P. or Ph.D., B.C.I.E.P.) denoting their achievement.
Sally J. Smith, M.S., B.C.I.E.P.
Board Certification in IEP Development
Official BCIEP Certificate
Upon completion of a review by the NASET/AASEP Board, each successful BCIEP recipient will be issued an official certificate, suitable for framing, recognizing the achievement as a Board Certification in IEP Development.
CERTIFICATION RENEWAL FOR SUCCESSFUL B.C.I.E.P. PROFESSIONALS
All candidates who complete the Board Certification in IEP Development program must renew their certification annually with the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) The goal of certification renewal is to ensure that BCIEP professionals maintain the highest level of competence and continue to remain current in the field of IEP development. Although certification renewal will provide an additional unit of updated information, it does not require any further examinations or the performance of any professional duties for certification renewal. The annual BCIEP certification renewal fee for NASET Member is $125.00. Non-members renewal fee is $165.00. BCIEP RENEWAL FORM
APPLICATION AND HANDBOOK FOR NASET/AASEP BOARD CERTIFICATION IN IEP DEVELOPMENT (BCIEP)
Applicants for Board Certification in IEP Development program should download both the Handbook and the Application. The application can be filled in on your computer then printed for your signature. Instructions for submitting the application are included on the application. Use the links below to download the Handbook and Application.