Is an Exam in Your Future? Past, Present, Future of GIS Certification

GISCI Executive Director on Past, Present, Future of GISP

By Sheila Wilson, Directions Magazine, Sunday, February 27th 2011

Summary: GISCI’s Executive Director Sheila Wilson writes about the addition of an exam to the GISP certification process. She addresses “the history of the debate, where we stand now, and the options being discussed by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI).”

Should the GIS professional (GISP) certification include an exam? That question has been asked since the idea of GIS certification originated with the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). This article will discuss the history of the debate, where we stand now, and the options being discussed by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI).

For full article, visit: GISCI Executive Director on Past, Present, Future of GISP – Directions Magazine.

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