My certification from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as a certified economic developer (CEcD) was up at the end of this year. It takes meeting the experience requirements, completing hours of approved training and passing the two-day examination process to initially earn the CEcD. Every three years, we must recertify by completing professional development and maintaining our contribution to the economic development profession. I met those requirements in April and received my new certificate for 2012 to 2015 recently. For more information on how one becomes a certified economic developer, you may go to the “How to Become Certified” page on the IEDC website.
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Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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