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IDP Experience Calculator Available

With the overhaul of the Intern Development Program (IDP) launching on June 29, NCARB has developed a calculator tool to help interns pursuing licensure as architects determine how their experience hours will transition from the program’s current 17 areas into the six new experience areas.

IDP Experience Calculator


CIDQ Announces New Executive Director

The Council for Interior Design Qualification, producer of the NCIDQ Examination, welcomes Thomas Banks, CAE FASID, as the new Executive Director, effective January 2016.

CIDQ Executive Director


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.

ARE Calculator


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.

Statutes Changes


Fall 2015 Newsletter Now Available

The newest issue of The Communicator is available for download.

The Communicator Fall 2015 Newsletter


Updates from the National Councils