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Fall 2020 NBE Scholarship Recipients Announced

FAYETTEVILLE, AR (September 15, 2020) – The Board of Directors of The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards selected five candidates to receive the National Board Examination (NBE) scholarship. The scholarship allows recipients to sit for the NBE with …

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Office Closure Notice – Labor Day (9/7/2020)

The Conference office will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020, in observance of Labor Day. Applications, orders, and inquiries submitted during the office closure will be processed when the office reopens. 










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Fall 2020 Scholarship Program Open

The Fall 2020 NBE Scholarship Program is now open for submissions! The Conference Board of Directors typically draws five names in the spring and fall of each year, awarding a total of ten scholarships annually. However, The Conference is excited …

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COVID-19 Announcement – updated 7/22/2020

We will continue to update this page with new information about the effects of COVID-19 as needed. If you are unable to reach us by phone, please email 

Updated July 22, 2020

We’re pleased to announce that testing has …

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Open Comment Period on Model Practice Act

The Conference is pleased to announce the upcoming review of the Model Practice Act. At this time, we would like to invite stakeholders in the funeral service community to provide comments on the current publication.

The Model Practice Act was …

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NBE Item Writing Training Workshop Opportunity

Virtual NBE Item Writing Training & Workshop – Volunteer OpportunityIn light of the current travel restrictions and safety concerns, The Conference is making plans to host the annual Item Writing Workshop (IWW) virtually this year.  This provides us with
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116th Annual Meeting Wrap-up

PALM COAST, FL (February, 2020) – Members of the regulatory community from throughout the United States and Canada gathered for the 116th Annual Meeting of The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards, Inc., February 19 – 20, 2020, to …

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Examination Reschedule/Cancellation Policy

Effective May 1, 2020, all candidates can make changes to their appointments up to 30 days in advance of their scheduled exam at no charge. Candidates that need to cancel or reschedule 29 days or less prior to their exam …

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