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Professional

Education Certifications

NEF Certification programs provide the skills
and tools you need to start or advance your career.

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ACCE

All NEF certification programs are certified by the ACCE Professional Development Certification Program.

ACCE has a mission to promote and support quality construction education programs and approve certification of industry-related professional development programs that meet ACCE certification criteria. Carrying a ACCE certification demonstrates to the construction industry and students that NEF performs periodic self-evaluations to keep current with emerging technologies and requirements of the construction industry.

All NEF certification programs are certified by
the ACCE Professional Development Certification Program.

ACCEACCE has a mission to promote and support quality construction education programs and approve certification of industry-related professional development programs that meet ACCE certification criteria. Carrying a ACCE certification demonstrates to the construction industry and students that NEF performs periodic self-evaluations to keep current with emerging technologies and requirements of the construction industry.

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School Kids K-12

K-12

Construction Education

K-12 construction education fosters and promotes the construction industry as a viable career choice for students. NEF provides several k-12 student programs and competitions.

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About NAWIC Education Foundation

NEF was established in 1972 by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).  NEF is an IRS 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and is governed by a Board of Trustees.

Core Purpose

NEF provides education opportunities and programs to benefit and promote the
construction industry, “Educating the construction industry today…and tomorrow

Core Values

The Board adopts these Core Values as aspirational yet integral to fulfilling the
Core Purpose.

  • Quality: Delivering innovative education programs exceeding the expectations of the
    construction community
  • Value: Investing in the growth of the construction industry through education
  • Integrity: Setting the standard without compromise