Members of NADE may participate in a certification program. In order to become certified, the candidate must:
When the candidate has successfully completed these steps, the
certification committee will recommend that the Board of Directors
award the title of CDE. Approximately one-third of NADE's members are
NADE Certified Document Examiners - recognized as such by the use of
the letters "CDE" after their names.
NOTICE: Previously NADE-certified individuals who fail to maintain their membership are no longer NADE-certified. Only individuals in good standing, who have passed the certification process and who maintain their certification through the recertification process may claim to be NADE certified. If you have questions about the certification status of an individual, please contact either the Membership Chairman or the Certification Chairman.
NADE members include private forensic handwriting or document examiners who may provide a variety of services: