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The C.A.R.E. Accreditation Program is offered  to foster education, encourage participation and increase member retention.  The program is offered at  no additional cost to C.A.R.E. member representatives and provides an excellent opportunity for education and contribution to C.A.R.E.  The program is based on three levels of achievement.  Predetermined point levels are accumulated to attain recognition for each level. 

 If YOU wish to get the most out of YOUR C.A.R.E. Membership, learn about C.A.R.E. and Participate through the Accreditation Program! 




Testing Material is derived from the C.A.R.E. Code of Standards and Ethics, Bylaws, and Strategic Plan.                                                                                                               

Length of Service:  Any C.A.R.E. Member Representative can take the multiple choice test, no matter the length of Service                                                                                                                      

Recognition: Certificate of Achievement and award of 25 points                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Study Guide: Download your Accreditation Level One-Qualification Study Guide HERE.



Receive points for conference attendance, participation on panels or speaking, participation on committees, attendance at conference sessions, publication of articles for Connections magazine, volunteering to work at a C.A.R.E. trade show for a minimum of four hours and/or presentation and selection of a conference site proposal.                                                                                                                                 

Length of Service: C.A.R.E. Member Representative for a minimum of one year                                                                                                                                                                        

Recognition: Receive designation of C.C.P. (Certified C.A.R.E. Professional)  and Level II pin and certificate upon accumulation of 80 points (includes 25 points from Level I).  Your 2017 Spring Conference Accreditation Points verification form is HERE.



Present a proposal for a program that will enhance C.A.R.E., benefit its membership or promote C.A.R.E. within the vacation industry.

Process:  Proposal should be submitted to the Accreditation Review Board.  Once it has been determined that it is a viable proposal, it is presented to the Board of Directors.  If the proposal is able to be implemented and is advantageous to the membership and  organization, the final 20 points will be awarded.                                                                                                                                                          

Recognition:  Recipient is designated as a C.A.R.E. Master Professional (C.M.P) and receives pin and certificate. Designation may be noted on business cards and resume.