The Testing, Evaluation, and Certification Unit is the national testing organization for the American Cued Speech community.
The TECUnit began as the Training
, Evaluation, and Certification Unit – a committee formed by the National Cued Speech Association
. This committee provided training courses developed the standards of cuedlanguagetransliteration
as codifed in the Cued Language Transliterator Code of Conduct|CuedLanguageTransliteratorCodeofConduct]], developed standardized testing, and provided training nationally. In 1997, the TECunit was divided into two separate organizations: the re-named Testing
, Evaluation, and Certification Unit (which no longer provided any training) and a private company Language Matters, Inc.
. This separation divided the training and testing divisions into separate organizations.