New Jersey Association of Learning Consultants

NCED Resources for NJALC Members

Become a Nationally Certified Educational Diagnostician (NCED)
  • Enhances professional credibility and visibility
  • Represents highly qualified status as an assessment professional
  • Permits use of NCED after name in reports and correspondence
  • Allows inclusion and recognition in the online NCED Registry
  • Assures parents/school officials of rigorous standards for practice
  • Offers structured opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • Connects the practitioner with current trends/issues in the field of assessment
  • Advanced degree in special education or related field
  • State licensed in an educational field (not psychology)
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in a private or public setting
  • Minimum of two years assessment experience in a private or public setting
  • Two letters of reference affirming competency in special education assessment
  • Membership in CEC's Council for Educational Diagnostic Services (CEDS)
  • Passing score on the NCED examination
Visit NCED for more information


For more information, please email Becky Dieckmann

Applications currently accepted
For more details or to apply:
National Certification for Educational Diagnosticians is the premier national credential for special education assessment professionals who hold high standards of practice. Become a Nationally Certified Educational Diagnostician.

NJALC Book Clubs

Need NCED hours? Join one of our book clubs. 
Contact Pam at pamelavermaas@aol.com

North Book Club
Land and Sea Diner
20-12 Fair Lawn Ave.
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
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South Book Club
The OB Diner
1519 Richmond Ave (Rt. 88)
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
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Central Book Club
The Garlic Rose
North Ave.
Cranford, NJ 07016
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North Central Book Club
The Landing
311 Amwell Rd.
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
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