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Re: Research Admin Certification James W. Maddison (09 Jun 1998 09:40 EST)

Re: Research Admin Certification James W. Maddison 09 Jun 1998 09:40 EST


I sent out the same question recently and can forward you my responses.
All were in favor of getting certified, and I think I will pursue this
option.  However, I have only been doing this for 10 months, and you need 3
years experience to sit for the Certification exam.

I have never heard of the "certified grant specialist-level 1."  Could you
forward me think information?  Perhaps fax it to (716)239-6028?  I would
greatly appreciate it.

-Jim Maddison
Research Administrator
RIT Research Corporation

At 09:08 AM 6/9/98 +0100, you wrote:
>I know this topic has been discussed in the past, but I would like to get
>some opinions about becoming certified in research administration.
>I recently received a mailing about becoming a certified grant specialist
>level I and there are some additional levels of grant development
>certification that one can obtain. This is something co-sponsored by the
>National Grant Writers Association and the University of South Carolina at
>Beaufort and involves attending a 5-day workshop in Hilton Head, SC.  Also,
>I have seen information about the Research Administrators Certification
>Council, which also provides certification.
>I would appreciate any opinions about the usefulness and credibility of
>these programs and any information about experiences others have had in
>becoming certified in the research administration/grant writing field.
>Please feel free to e-mail me directly, if you prefer. Thanks.
>      *******************************************************************
>                                 Angela M. Bridwell
>                            Grant Support Specialist
>                     Research & Sponsored Programs
>                     Stephen F. Austin State University
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>                             Nacogdoches, TX 75962
>                               phone: (409)468-1805
>                                  fax: (409)468-1251
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