NDFHA is in the application stage towards an accredited certification program in urban social dance genres.  The accreditation organization evaluates the processes and systems used by the applicant organization to identify professional role and scope of practice, develop exam content, and provide proper exam administration and scoring to ensure the following: 

• That the examination process is fair and unbiased 

• That the examination accurately measures the minimal competence of 

   the candidate for the profession 

• That the public is protected from unqualified or ineffective instructors

• That the organization has the means to support its professionals