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CCC Certified Cognitive Coach Training and Certification for autism by IBCCES

Improve Your Reach as a Certified Cognitive Coach

Certification Recognizing Professionals with Training in the Field of Cognitive Disorders

Internationally Recognized Certification for Education Professionals

The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) offers certification programs that go above and beyond the typical training to help educators who work with students with special needs. IBCCES certification programs include 14 hours of online training and can be customized to meet your district’s needs.

Training Topics: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Anxiety, and Litigation

The CCC certification was created by a team of experts, including international leaders in the educational field, Tier 1 University researchers, master educators, and clinical professionals. The program was designed based on feedback from your peers and leaders in education to address the most-needed training topics for special education and general education teachers, as well as paraprofessionals.

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Individual Benefits

Our certification will:

  • Enhance your professional reputation and credibility.
  • Recognize your mastery of specialist level training in cognitive disorders.
  • Increase your opportunity for career advancement and increased earnings.
  • Recognize your voluntary effort to meet rigorous professional standards in ongoing professional development.
  • Include your name on the online public registry of Certified Cognitive Coaches

District/School Benefits

Having a CCC on your staff will:

  • Reduce litigation in your district.
  • Differentiate your school from your competitors.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to ongoing training in cognitive disorders to parents and clients.
  • Improve your grant qualifications.
  • Assist in demonstrating compliance with local and state professional development guidelines.


Areas of Competency

Below are the Competencies included in the CCC program.

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CCC Certified Cognitive Coach Training and Certification for autism by IBCCES

CCC Eligibility Requirements


  • 14 CE hours:
    Applicants must have earned 14 hours of continuing education that directly relate to cognitive disorders within the last two years. These CEs can be earned through IBCCES University as part of the CCC application process. If you have already completed 14 hours of continuing education within the last 2 years, check here to make sure the hours can be applied toward your CCC.
  • Competency Exam:
    Applicants must pass the CCC Competency Exam. The exam is taken online and is included in the price of your CCC application.
  • Registry Fee: $395

Renewal Requirements:

  • Renewal fee: Renewal fee: $195.00 every two years – without training, or $246 every two years – if you would like to complete our training
  • 14 Additional (CEU) in related area
  • Maintain active status as a CCC and Compliance with Code of Ethics

Registration fees include application review by IBCCES board and Access to the Certified Cognitive Coach Exam.

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*Registration fee will be refunded if the applicant is not approved by the board for any reason during the application process (minus $150 to cover processing and exam fee). Otherwise all sales are final. Registration indicates that you have read and agreed to the IBCCES Financial Terms and Conditions, Ethical Responsibilities and Standards of Practice.

Additional CCC Benefits

Once you have completed the requirements for the CCC:

  • You will be issued an official Certification Number;
  • Your name will be listed in the International Registry as a Certified Cognitive Coach;
  • You will receive an official certificate printed on diploma stock to display in your classroom or office;
  • You will also receive an authorized wallet ID card to demonstrate your new credentials to parents, employers, insurance professionals and others;
  • A digital badge is available upon request for use on digital resumes and social media;
  • Your credential number can be verified by employers at ibcces.org

teachers and students

Applicants for the CCC Certification Typically Include:

  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • SPED Directors and Administrators
  • Special Education and Classroom Teachers
  • Speech Language Assistants
  • School Psychologists

  • BCBA and ABA Professionals
  • Education Directors
  • Principals
  • School and RN Nurses
  • Behavior Specialists
  • School Counselors
  • Cognitive Specialists

How It Works

CCC Application Process

Certification process

For more information on how to maintain your certification, please review our Certification Renewal Policy and Code of Ethics and Standards.

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