Examiner Applications

To become a PENW Examiner, please click on the link below which best describes your experience level.

If you have any questions about your selection, please contact us at askus@performanceexcellencenw.org and someone will reply by the end of the next business day soon.

Examiner Applications


New Examiner

“I have never been trained.”

Returning Examiner

“I have been trained & served on a team in either 2017 or 2018.”

Examiner Recertification

“I have been trained but have not served on a team or my last examiner training was in 2016 or before.”

Full Application Cycle Timetable

Milestone Deadline
Deadline for Full Application Intent to Apply 10/01/2020
Deadline for Full Application to be Sent to PENW 01/02/2021
Applications Mailed to Examiners 01/08/2021
Independent Reviews Due to PENW 02/01/2021
Consensus 02/03/2021
Consensus Meetings or Calls 03/01/2021
Site Visit Preparation and Training 04/01/2021
Site Visit (approximate; dates determined by PENW & Applicant) 05/01/2021
Award Level Determination by Board 06/01/2021
Recognition @ PENW Annual Learningy Symposium Fall 2021