Northwest Community Development Institute 2017

Professional Community and Economic Developer Certification Exam

The PCED Exam will be offered at 1PM on Friday, July 21st, at the Riverside Hotel (room to be determined).

In order to be eligible to sit for the Professional Community and Economic Developer (PCED) Examination, you must:
  • Accumulate a total of eight (8) eligibility points.
  • Three of these points must come from three (3) years of experience as an active paid professional in the field of community development.
    • Experience level & all other claimed eligibility points are subject to the approval of the Community Development Council, Inc.
  • After January 1, 2015, ALL PCED applicants must have graduated from a Community Development Institute (CDI).
  • each claimed field must be completed with appropriate documentations. Attach documentation for claimed fields, including dates, for all qualifying activities.
The application must be submitted at least 45 days prior to the test date. If you are re-testing, you must still notify CDC that you will be sitting for the exam 30 days before the test date.

Testing Fees
$125 -- Application Fee (includes Study Guide)
$100 -- Testing Fee
$225 -- TOTAL

Fee Payment: Checks can be made out to Community Development Council and sent to 311 Nelson Street SW, Atlanta, GA, 30313.
If you prefer to pay by card, please contact the CDC at: (404) 577-8892.

* The Application Fee must be received with the application and the $100 Testing Fee.