The Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence in fall 2011 issued a directive requiring each Intelligence Community Functional Manager to develop a certification program for individual professionals in their discipline.
Responding to this requirement, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) is working with the GEOINT Community to ensure that Professional GEOINT Certification is developed in accordance with evidence-based best practices and delivers measurable value throughout the Community.
The Science of Certification
There are many reasons why GEOINT Community leaders are turning toward certification as an integral part of their human capital strategy. It is part of the natural evolution of the GEOINT tradecraft, and there is strong interest across government, industry, and academia to take this important next step toward professionalization of the workforce. Read more at USGIF’s trajectory magazine
National Certification and Accreditation Programs for the Intelligence Profession
GEOINT 2012 featured an afternoon breakout panel session that discussed how IC agencies have implemented professional certification programs and illustrated what it will take for the GEOINT Community.
No upcoming events scheduled
Dec. 4, 2012
GEOINT Accreditation and Certification Working Group (GACWG) meeting at NCE