The following are the different member types within in Dawson Academy Laboratory Association.
I. Individual Membership
Member designation is for those technicians who have completed a minimum of one course at The Dawson Academy.
Scholar designation is for those technicians who have completed the laboratory technician core curriculum of The Dawson Academy.
DAWSON ACADEMY CREDENTIALED TECHNICIAN
The Dawson Academy Credentialed Technician designation is awarded to those technicians who have achieved Scholar status and demonstrated competency through a written exam, successful case presentation, written recommendations from Dawson trained dentists, and an oral review.
II. Lab Membership
DAWSON ACADEMY QUALIFIED LAB
The Dawson Academy Qualified Lab designation identifies labs that have a state of the art facility, outstanding quality of products and service (as critiqued by their customers), fosters an environment of learning & growth of employees, and has full time employment of a Dawson Credentialed Lab Technician in good standing.
Additionally, in order to achieve Qualified Lab designation, labs must prove competency through various letters of recommendation, submissions, and surveys.