March 31, 2017
Dr. Jack Terry retires from the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
February 27, 2015
Dr. Jack Terry named Chief Executive Officer of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
January 19, 2013
Dr. Nicole Stefani appointed as Director of Clinical Testing Examiner and SP Training for the National Center of Clinical Testing in Optometry (NCCTO).
January 20, 2011
Dr. Lyndon Wong appointed as Director of Clinical Skills Testing for the National Center of Clinical Testing in Optometry (NCCTO).
September 9, 2010
NBEO Part III Clinical Skills Examination (CSE) Center to open in August, 2011.
May 5, 2010
National Board of Examiners in Optometry Places Hold on Part I Scores.
May 26, 2009
NBEO responds to Board Certification.
January 26, 2009
Joint Board Certification Project Team Proposes Draft Board Certification Process for Optometry.
December 16, 2008
New, restructured National Board examinations will be implemented during 2009-10.
December 16, 2008
Updated information for the 2009 Part I (Applied Basic Science) exam.
March 04, 2008
Important Change to the Clinical Skills Examination (CSE) Equipment that Candidates Must Supply.
November 27, 2007
Mr. Michael R. McFarland was named the recipient of the 2007 Dr. Norman E. Wallis Award for Excellence.
September 24, 2007
August Part I (Basic Science) Examination Scores have been posted online.
February 09, 2007
Information and Forms have been updated to reflect the changes to the Part III (Patient Care) Examination in April 2007.
December 12, 2006
The ACMO examination has a new 2-tiered fee structure. The fee structure is being implemented retroactively and some will recieve a partial refund.
August 10, 2006
The Examination Restructure Task Force Report has been posted and can be reviewed online.
May 25, 2006
Explanation of Candidate Score Report for April 2006 Part II (Clinical Science) has been posted.
April 27, 2006
TMOD Test Administrations to be Reduced in 2007
March 8, 2006
Part III web site content and evaluation forms have been updated.
January 25, 2006
Explanation of Candidate Score Report for December 2005 Part I (Basic Science) and Part II (Clinical Science) has been posted.
January 24, 2006
Exam Scores can now be viewed online (2000 - Present only).
January 09, 2006
Part I Basic Science Item Reengineering Pilot report is now available.
January 05, 2006
Online Registration for the 2006 exams is now available.
December 05, 2005
First Annual Dr. Norman E. Wallis Award for Excellence
November 14, 2005
Score Reports can now be requested online and paid via credit card.
October 28, 2005
Nova Southeastern University students may submit a late paper application.
October 11, 2005
August 2005 Part III and TMOD Scores have been mailed.
September 6, 2005
Free Score Report to those affected by Hurricane Katrina.
July 26, 2005
Waterloo test site information update
January 15, 2005
Dr. Terry assumes top post at the National Board
November 15, 2004
NBEO develops new exam for VA residents
March 16, 2004
News announcement regarding office transition to Charlotte, NC
November 6, 2003
Relocation Press Release