Individuals applying for the award must hold current active or retired CHES® or MCHES® certification at the time of application and remain in active or retired status through March of 2019.
Organizations include, but are not limited to, state and local health departments, insurance companies, hospitals and health care providers, universities and/or schools. The person applying from the organization does not need be CHES®/MCHES®, but the organization must have CHES® and/or MCHES® on staff.
Applicants may not be a current NCHEC board member or member of the NCHEC Marketing Committee.
The mission of the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) is to enhance the professional practice of Health Education by promoting and sustaining a credentialed body of Health Education Specialists. To meet this mission, NCHEC certifies health education specialists, promotes professional development, and strengthens professional preparation and practice.