December Committee and Section Meetings Canceled
The December 4 Rules and Credentialing Committees and the ALACID and ELSGEO Section meetings are canceled. The full Board will meet at 8:00 a.m. The Executive Committee will meet directly after.
NCARB Provides IDP Overhaul Map
To assist interns in the midst of their experience acquisition understand the new requirements that will be in effect next June, NCARB has created a chart that compares the previous experience areas and hours with the new.
Rule Package Adopted, Now Effective
A rule package including language on temporary military permits and other housekeeping items was adopted on October 12 and is effective as of October 19.
ARE 4.0 to 5.0 Conversion Calculator Available
NCARB has developed a calculator tool to help those in process with their testing under ARE 4.0 see how those credits will transfer once ARE 5.0 is implemented in 2016.
2015 Statute Changes Now Live
The Office of the Revisor has published the 2015 Statutes. Below is a direct link to the Board Statute 326.02, with the change that was made to Subd. 3 "Practice of professional engineering." That change was signed into law and made effective on August 1.
Fall 2015 Newsletter Now Available
NCARB Releases New ARE Guidelines
New Architect Registration Examination (ARE) Guidelines recently released by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) include, among other items, changes to medical accommodations and changes to language regarding test introductory times. The revised guidelines became effective July 1, 2015.
NCARB Changes to IDP Program Effective July 1
Changes to the Intern Development Program (IDP) made by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) went into effect on July 1.
NCEES Approves Revised Approach to Education Initiative
The licensing boards that make up NCEES have voted to modify the approach to requiring additional education for initial licensure originally intended to be effective in 2020. The additional education requirement called for an engineering licensure candidate to obtain a master's degree or its equivalent before intial licensure. This latest decision means that in 2020 the NCEES Model Law and Model Rules will continue to require and engineering bachelor's degree from an EAC/ABET-accredited program to fulfill the education requirement for engineering licensure.