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Live Remote Proctoring Versus Test Centers for the CHES® Exam: Which is Right for You?

The CHES® and MCHES® certification exams are administered twice a year by a global organization, known as Prometric, which specializes in administering a computer-based secure and uniform testing process. Up until 2020, the only option for testing was to travel to a specific Prometric brick-and-mortar test center location. Once the COVID-19 pandemic entered the picture, NCHEC saw the need for providing a safe alternative to test from the comfort of home, and Live Remote Proctoring bec... Read More

NCHEC Releases Revised Study Companion Based on Recent HESPA II 2020 Practice Analysis

June 14, 2021- NCHEC has released The Health Education Specialist: A Companion Guide for Professional Excellence, 8th edition. This newly revised guidebook contains revised Responsibilities, Competencies, and Sub-competencies from the latest Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis (HESPA II 2020) model. Melissa Grim, PhD, MCHES® and Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, CHES®, served as Co-editors for the eighth edition of the Companion Guide. Grim and Escoffery also served as co-... Read More
Posted by Melissa Opp at 15 June 2021

Recipients Announced for the Helen P. Cleary Scholarship Opportunity for the Certified Health Education Specialist Credential

Three outstanding students selected by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) to receive registration fees and study materials for the October 2021 CHES® examination NCHEC has announced the names of three recipients for the Helen P. Cleary Scholarship for the October 2021 CHES® examination.  This award, first instituted in 2019, was designed to assist full-time undergraduate or graduate students with the fees associated with the examination. Applicants for this award w... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 10 June 2021

Should I Prescreen for Eligibility?

You've heard of the prescreen option...but do you really need to?  Here's the scoop on the difference between a prescreen and a traditional application, and why a prescreen may be the right place to start. Prescreen vs. Application A prescreen application is often used in place of a regular application, if you are in any way unsure of coursework eligibility.  In fact, there are several benefits to using the prescreen service that you may not be aware of:  ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 12 May 2021

Recipients Announced for the Helen P. Cleary Scholarship Opportunity April 2021

The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., (NCHEC) has announced the names of three recipients for the Helen P. Cleary Scholarship for the April 2021 CHES® examination.  This award, first instituted in 2019, was designed to assist full-time undergraduate or graduate students with the fees associated with the examination. Applicants for this award were to demonstrate both financial need and a passion for their chosen field of Health Education and Promotion durin... Read More
Posted by Melissa Opp at 13 November 2020

Helen P. Cleary Scholarship Application for Students Seeking CHES® Credential

The Helen P. Cleary Scholarship was Insituted to Assist Students with Demonstrated Financial Need and a Passion for Health Education and Promotion A  scholarship opportunity for students seeking degrees in the field of Health Education and Promotion is again available.  The Helen P. Cleary Scholarship is designed to assist full-time undergraduate or graduate students with the fees associated with the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) examination. Students ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 15 September 2019

NCHEC and SOPHE Launch Cooperative Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis II

Comprehensive Practice Analysis Underway to Identify Changes in Roles of Health Education Professionals WHITEHALL, Pa. June 1, 2018   The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., (NCHEC) and the Society for Public Health Education, Inc. (SOPHE) are once again co-sponsoring the health education specialist practice analysis.  This study, to be known as Health Education Specialist Practice Analysis II (HESPA II), is to reverify the entry- and advanced-leve... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 05 June 2018

Last Paper-based CHES®/MCHES® Exam Administration: April 2018

There's one remaining opportunity to sit for the CHES® or MCHES® examination while still in paper-based format at our current University test site locations. Make sure to let your students and colleagues know about the upcoming change to computer-based testing!  Register here for the April 2018 Paper-based exam. CBT Transition The transition to a computer-based testing format will occur beginning with the next registration cycle that opens on May ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at 08 December 2017

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