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Events Offering Certification Testing

Many certification testing events are booked on an individual basis and are not posted. Please email tcp@stroudcenter.org if you interested in setting up a test supervisor and test date in your area.

June 5, 2017: Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina

SFS offers taxonomic certification testing each year at the annual meeting. There will be two testing sessions on June 5, the first in the morning (9am-12pm) and the second from 1-4 p.m. The Taxonomic Certification Committee will hold their meeting after the second testing session.  Registration will end on May 31, 2017.

August 11, 2017: EPT Workshop, Highlands Biological Station, Highlands, North Carolina

Dr. John Morse is offering EPT testing at the end of his EPT workshop on Friday at 9 a.m.
Please register for your test by contacting tcp@stroudcenter.org before July 15. (Registration closes July 15.)




To pay for SFSTCP Testing see fee schedule

 All registering test candidates will be invoiced as non-SFS members unless a current membership number is provide upon registration.

Please note: A place in the examination cannot be assured until payment is received and nor are test results released until payment has been made.

Pay Online

Payment can be made online through PayPal using murray.colbo@acadiau.ca as the recipient.  

Pay Offline

You may pay by cheque made out to "SFSTCP" and sent by mail to the TCP  before your test date (allow two weeks for international mail):

Taxonomic Certification Program
c/o Stroud Water Research Center
970 Spencer Road
Avondale PA 19311



Images to Family Certification tests:
Fill in your test sign up information on the form found at the bottom of this page.

Specimens to Genus Certification tests: 
Fill in your test sign up information on the form found at the bottom of this page.

Testing events are posted above or certification tests maybe arranged on a request basis.

Family level and genus level certification tests maybe arranged for individuals and groups in your facility or area as requested. Please contact tcp@stroudcenter.org to set up a proctor/supervisor, test location, and test date.

You must read and agree to the test material security form in order to gain access to the sign up form for all tests.

Test Sign Up Form

Test Sign Up Form

Complete this form to sign up for all Certification Tests.

Workshop Name
Which tests do you wish to take?
If "Images to Family" type Proctor and Date of test
If a test is a resit exam select from the drop down box
First Name*
Last Name*
Telephone (including area code)
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
Zip Code/Postal Code
Check here if you are a current member of the Society for Freshwater Science?
Please enter your current SFS membership number
On my honor, I pledge not to image, save, share or copy any test specimens, slides or images in any form. All testing material is the property of the SFSTCP. I understand that any breach of this agreement will lead to invalidation of all SFS taxonomic certifications completed by me and any further participation in the SFSTCP shall be denied. Agree by typing your name in the box below: *

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