Urban is pleased to announce that Carol Martsolf, PE, PMP, LEED AP, has been named chair of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training’s (IACET) Council on Standards Development. Ms. Martsolf is a vice president and director of training in Urban’s Philadelphia headquarters.
"IACET could not be more excited to have someone as dedicated and as capable as Carol at the helm of Council on Standards Development,” said IACET's CEO, Joe McClary. “Carol has brought a wealth of knowledge, leadership, skill and diplomacy to her role that will help IACET maintain its relevance in the 21st century."
“I am truly honored to be taking on the responsibility of chair for the Council on Standards Development,” Ms. Martsolf said. “I look forward to overseeing the organization’s international standard and plan to uphold the mission and goals of IACET.”
IACET is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. The organization accredits education providers that meet strict continuing education guidelines originally created in 1968 and recently updated by the IACET Council for Standards Development. The Council on Standards Development is responsible for the development, maintenance and dissemination of evidence-based standards that promote and enhance quality continuing education and training. Ms. Martsolf will be playing an important role in helping IACET with their ANSI audit.
A graduate of Temple University and a Professional Engineer with 25 years of experience, Ms. Martsolf has utilized her technical expertise and career knowledge to create the Urban Training Institute and develop dynamic training programs. Under her leadership, the Institute quickly evolved into an award-winning and highly-respected institution. In 2008, Urban became an Accredited Provider with the International Association for Continuing Education and Training, and received the National Exemplar Award for Internal Training in 2010. The program has since evolved to become a dynamic business for Urban, offering professional development opportunities for the entire A/E/C community, who can now participate in the Institute’s classes from anywhere in the world through an online connection. Since its inception, the program is responsible for awarding more than 12,000 professional development hours to its participants.
Ms. Martsolf was also recently appointed chair of the Lansdowne Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The role of the EAC is to advise Borough Council on matters dealing with protection, conservation, management, proportion and use of natural resources including air, land and water resources, located within the Borough of Lansdowne.