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Standards 2023 and Beyond: Why Standards are important, how they are developed, and why we need them in CE/T

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via Zoom Webinars

October 12, 2023

1:00–2:00 pm EDT

By the end of this webinar, the learners will be able to:

  • Identify the importance of standards in our daily lives
  • Recognize how standards are developed
  • Discuss the importance of standards in continuing education and training


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Karin Athanas

Sherard Jones

Sherard Jones is the President of Strategic Futurist Consulting, an organization whose mission is to provide global leadership in Credentialing, Accreditation and Standards Development. Sherard has over 15 years of experience with IACET Accreditation in various roles and is committed to applying his expertise to support IACET in meeting its strategic goals. Sherard is currently a Lead Assessor for the ANSI-CAP program, has worked as Vice President of Education and Training for IAPMO, and was a past Chair of the IACET Commission. Sherard has 10+ years of experience in strategic program development and has partnered with clients having business needs varying from creating international workforce development programs to build capacity through training and credentialing — to creating and overseeing organizational restructuring plans.

Alyson Fick

Alyson Fick is a Manager in ASTM International’s Technical Committee Operations (TCO) Division.  ASTM International is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. As an ASTM manager, Alyson is responsible for the management of ASTM Committees made up of volunteer member-experts from various industry sectors, such as Petroleum and Plastic.  Alyson is responsible for assisting these members as they develop ASTM standards for use around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.


She holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree in International Area Studies and Modern Languages from Drexel University and a Masters in Public Administration from Villanova University.

Regular Registration

Dates Available: June 19, 2023 12:00 PM – October 12, 2023 1:14 PM

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If you have any questions regarding this webinar, please contact IACET at info@iacet.org. IACET is proud to offer premiere professional development webinars for our Affiliates. IACET however, does not provide Continuing Education Units for these webinars. From time to time, we partner with IACET Accredited Providers who are authorized to issue IACET CEUs. For the full list of accredited providers that offer CEUs for their courses, Click here.

Written requests to info@iacet.org for webinar cancelations received prior to the start of the webinar are fully refundable.

Regular Registration pricing is available until October 12, 2023 01:14 PM



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