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Supervisor e-News

The AXP Supervisor e-News is a quarterly electronic newsletter. This quarterly newsletter is designed to provide tips for successful supervising and resources that will assist both supervisors and their licensure candidate(s) to navigate the program. Click the links below to read past newsletters.


Please note: Information and instructions in past AXP Supervisor e-News may be out of date. Please check our website for the latest information on NCARB's programs and services.

Supervisor Update: New Benefits for Early ARE 5.0 Testers (February 2017)
As an AXP supervisor, you play an important role in helping your licensure candidates become architects—including making sure they have everything they need to make informed decisions about the AXP and the ARE. Learn about incentives to take ARE 5.0 and the AXP portfolio in this Supervisor Update.

Supervisor e-News: AXP Launches June 29, 2016 (April 2016)
On June 29, 2016, the Intern Development Program (IDP) will be updated to reflect six broad areas of current architectural practice—and renamed the Architectural Experience Program (AXP).

IDP Supervisor e-News: The Important Work of IDP Auxiliary Coordinators (April 2013)
IDP coordinators exist to facilitate the flow of information to students and interns on the path to licensure. These individuals, who are often volunteers, usually provide the first introduction to the licensure process for students and interns.

IDP Supervisor e-News: Site Visit With a Mentor (April 2011)
In October 2010, NCARB introduced three new ways for interns to earn core credit to satisfy the IDP training requirement whether or not employed. One of those opportunities is through site visits with a mentor.