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    NCARB / CAB + YOU: AXP, ARE, + Certification

    Tuesday, February 27, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST

    Learning Objectives

    This hybrid presentation will provide an overview on what steps are required with NCARB and CAB in the process of getting licensed, and will detail support provided by AIASF’s Architectural Licensing Committee (ALC) through ARE education opportunities. AIASF’s ARE class sessions and the ARE Pact program will be discussed so that ARE candidates can determine which resources would be most beneficial for their path to licensure. Enrollment in the 2024 AIASF ARE Pact program is open here.

    1. Recognize the importance of career planning
    2. Identify the requirements for completing the AXP and the ARE
    3. Outline the process of becoming licensed in the U.S., and specifically California
    4. Utilize resources available to identify the proper person or organization to contact for answers to specific questions
    5. Learn about AIASF’s ARE education opportunities


    About the Presenters

    Jared N. Zurn, AIA, NCARB, CAE
    Vice President | Examination

    With over 13 years of experience working on the development and administration of the ARE, Jared has intimate knowledge of the transition away from the vignette-based exam to today’s practiced-based six-division format, ARE 5.0. He oversees the business relationships with the testing agency and other testing vendors involved in delivering and scoring each candidate’s exam. He can provide insight into the exam through data and personal experience.

    Amy Cernicky, AIA
    Examination Technician Specialist | California Architects Board

    Amy started working for the California Architects Board (Board) in June 2020 as an Examination
    Technician and promoted to her current position as the ARE Examination Specialist in December 2022. Prior to working for the Board, she worked at a company in the private sector for over 27 years, serving in various capacities.

    Oscar Diaz
    Continuing Education & Licensing Specialist | California Architects Board

    Oscar started working with the California Architects Board (Board) since 2019 as a Public Information Technician and was recently promoted to my current position in May 2022 as the Continuing Education & Licensing Specialist. He was also a Military Licensure & Outreach Representative for the Board. His position is to conduct monthly audits of our licensee population to ensure compliance with CA laws of architectural practice, specifically the license renewal requirements. Before joining the Board, he served six years of Active Duty in the U.S. Air Force, to which that knowledge and experience greatly assisted when reviewing military licensure applications and determining their eligibility for either a portable or expedited license. In 2023, he became a designated outreach representative for the Board, and he is passionate about providing assistance regarding continuing education requirements, licensing, and military-expedited licensing.

    Ryan Raskop, AIA, Chair; Roland Lau, AIA, Co-Chair; Melissa Barry, AIA; Americo Delgado, Assoc. AIA; Melanie D’Souza, AIA, NCARB; William Turner, AIA; Marissa Yee, AIA
    Architectural Licensing Committee (ALC)


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    Tuesday, February 27, 2024
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
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    140 Sutter Street
    San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
    (415) 874-2620
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