Board, staff and volunteers who participate in test development must sign a Non-disclosure Agreement to ensure the integrity of the Board Certification Exam. The document makes clear that specific details about the exam should be kept confidential.
- All persons who participate in test development are prohibited from copying test materials or keeping documents used during item writing/item review workshops.
- Materials utilized during item writing/item reviewing workshops are safeguarded by the Item Writing and Item Review Committees and may only leave the room under committee members’ supervision and authority.
- Participants must wait two years after participating in an item writing or item review workshop before taking a Board Certification exam.
- ABO staff will maintain all Non-disclosure Agreements in the ABO office.