Nick Serfass, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, PMP from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) will present on a range of licensure topics relevant to students, interns, supervisors, architects, and people in the architecture profession. The presentation will review the steps necessary to achieve licensure to become an architect and other programs to get the most out of your career in architecture.
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Nick Serfass, AIA,
NCARB, LEED AP, PMP from the National Council of Architectural Registration
Boards (NCARB) will present on a range of licensure topics relevant to
students, interns, supervisors, architects, and people in the architecture
profession. The presentation will review the steps necessary to achieve
licensure to become an architect and other programs to get the most out of your
career in architecture.
- Background of NCARB
- The entities
involved in the licensure process
- How to establish an
- How to progress
successfully through the Intern Development Program (IDP)
- What to expect with
the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®)
- Recent changes to
- Value of the NCARB
He will remain
on-site after the presentation to help address specific questions on an
NICK SERFASS, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, PMP
Assistant Director, Internship + Education, NCARB
Nick Serfass is the Assistant Director, Internship
+ Education at NCARB. In this position he helps support and guide the education
and internship continuum as it evolves with the architecture profession. In
pursuit of this effort, he has delivered over 200 presentations on licensure to
colleges and universities of architecture, professional conferences, and architecture
firms. His work also focuses on staffing
committees related to licensure and internship, as well as program development
for several Council-wide initiatives.
Serfass previously held the position of project
architect for a large firm in Richmond, Virginia. During his time with the
firm, Serfass helped lead an in-house IDP group, which was awarded the
AIA/NCARB IDP Outstanding Firm of the Year distinction in 2007. His efforts
focused on demystifying the IDP process and preparing new candidates for the
Serfass holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the
University of Virginia, a Master of Architecture degree from the University of
Miami, and an MBA from Auburn University. He is licensed to practice
architecture in the commonwealth of Virginia and the state of Florida. He is a
member of the American Institute of Architects, achieved the qualification of
LEED Accredited Professional, earned the Project Management Institute’s Project
Management Professional credential, and holds the NCARB Certificate for
Serfass has also served as
a member of the Program Advisory Group for the 2008 and 2009 Architecture
attending "NCARB & You: IDP, ARE, & Certification" on March
5, 2014 at the AIA Iowa Office, AIA and Associate AIA members will earn 1.5 AIA
CES LUs. NCARB (#J135) is an AIA CES Approved Provider with The American Institute
of Architects Continuing Education System. Credit earned on completion of this
program will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members by NCARB. Certificates of Completion
are available upon request. Questions? Contact AIA Iowa at email@example.com
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