Welcome new ABA board members!
We are delighted to welcome these new ABA Board members for three-year terms: Joseph Dansie, AuD, Todd Landsberg, AuD, and Kristin Samuelson, AuD. Jennifer Drohosky, AuD, and Anna Hartge (public member) recently completed their terms on the board, and we thank them for their years of dedication, expertise, and thoughtful contributions.
Cheryl Edwards, AuD, remains on the board as immediate past chair, and deserves acknowledgment for her steady stewardship as chair through continued COVID-19-related upheaval, as well as laying the groundwork for new initiatives and moving the PASC exam to computer delivery. Rebecca Lewis, AuD, PhD, has assumed the position of chair-elect.
Sandra Gabbard, PhD
Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC) Exam Successfully Transitioned to Online Delivery in Spring 2022
Nineteen PASC Exam candidates successfully tested in May 2022 using the American Board of Audiology (ABA) new online testing platform with live, remote proctors. This new testing option allows for more flexible testing times and location for each exam candidate. Since 2011, the exam was administered by paper and pencil on 16 occasions, often at…
In June, the American Board of Audiology (ABA) Board rescinded the expiration dates for both the CH-AP and CH-TM certificate programs. This means that all existing and newly completed certificates will only note the start date (the date when the last module is successfully completed) and will no longer expire after five years. This brings…
I am pleased to share the success of our online Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC) exam structure as well as updates to the ABA certificate programs. Welcome new certification and certificate recipients! The ABA Board is focused on evaluating opportunities to improve existing options as well as the possibility of expanding to new areas in…