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  • AAMVA events offer unparalleled opportunities for updates, communication, and education among members. From legislative news, current jurisdiction practices, and industry advances, our events and meeting provide year-round insight to help members conduct business effectively and efficiently. Learn from colleagues, share successes, and capitalize on large and small group settings at AAMVA events.

    For additional information regarding AAMVA events, please contact the Conference Services Department, (703) 522-4200.        

    AAMVA COVID-19 Health and Safety In-Person Meeting Protocol

    As AAMVA returns to in-person meetings, the health and safety of our members and staff are paramount. To promote the safety of our attendees, we have developed the following pilot Health and Safety In-Person Meeting Protocol. We will evaluate this protocol and make adjustments if necessary.
    COVID-19 Vaccination Required – All persons attending in-person meetings must be fully vaccinated as of the first day of the event (fully vaccinated is "at least two weeks have passed since receiving the final dose of an FDA-authorized COVID vaccine”). Guidance for submitting proof of vaccination will be provided for each individual meeting. AAMVA will treat the information confidentially.
    Masks Required – All meeting participants must wear a mask in meeting rooms or in any other indoor settings, when not actively eating or drinking. Masks may also be removed when presenting more than 6 feet away from other attendees.
    Social Distancing – Seating will be physically distanced as much as space will allow for meetings and meals.
    Meals – Group meals will be outdoors and/or socially distanced as much as possible. To-go meals will be provided to attendees who prefer not to participate in group meals.
    Remote Participation – For most meetings, virtual participation will be available for any attendees who cannot or choose not to attend in person.

    COVID-19 positive test results – If any attendee tests positive within two weeks after the meeting, we request that you email events@aamva.org to inform us so that we can assist with contact tracing. 


    The International Driver Examiner Certification (IDEC) program was designed as a result of the growing responsibilities being placed on driver exam personnel. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) membership, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), determined it was necessary to create programs that encouraged driver examiners to increase their knowledge and competence, upgrade the level of training and to provide an avenue for both state and third-party examiners to meet the same level of requirements.  

    The IDEC Program provides jurisdictions uniformity in training and driver licensing examination practices which in turn promotes highway safety and protects the public interest by accrediting driver licensing examiner training programs and certifying examiners who meet the programs standards.  It is the intent of the AAMVA IDEC Board to assist jurisdictions in meeting these goals!
    The Certification Program is designed to encompass the following areas: certified driver (CDE), certified commercial (CCE), certified commercial knowledge examiner (CCKE), Certified Air-Brake Tester (CAT) and certified motorcycle (CME) . The AAMVA IDEC training materials provide unit lesson plans for all areas, instructor guides and visuals, quizzes, videos, student workbooks and activities for teaching the AAMVA IDEC training course and an end of course exam.

    Annually, all active participating jurisdictions are asked to recognize one outstanding driver examiner/tester from their jurisdictions by nominating them for the IDEC Examiner of the Year award.  Examiner nominations are based on the exemplary professionalism the examiner/tester brings to their job.  After all nominations are submitted, the AAMVA IDEC Board will select one examiner of the year's "Outstanding Examiner of the Year" award.  All nominees are pictured at the AAMVA conferences and in MOVE magazine.      

    **AAMVA does not certify examiners directly.  AAMVA provides the certification avenue for jurisdictions to certify their jurisdictional and third-party testers. All third-party testers need to contact their State Driver License Agencies directly for additional details. 

    Jurisdictions interested in becoming accredited in any of the program areas may contact Denise Hanchulak


    AAMVA provides online training and education for its members and the general public

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