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CGC in USA Today Article

In a USA Today article about pursuing guardianship as an "encore career," CGC was favorably mentioned as a suggestion for those who are retiring, but are still interested in working. The article focused on explaining the different types of guardians and what their responsibilities are. USA Today reached out to Kim Grier, the president of the board for NGA, who was the one to point readers in the direction of CGC if becoming a guardian was of interest to them.

Click here to read the article.

Our Mission

The mission of the Center for Guardianship Certification is to provide a comprehensive guardianship certification program.


The purpose of the Center for Guardianship Certification is:

A. To develop and administer a credentialing process for guardians.
B. To address issues related to renewal, suspension and revocation of credentials for guardians.
C. To encourage, support and foster best practices in the provision of quality guardianship services.

Vision Statement

Every professional guardian will obtain and maintain CGC certification.

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