Illinois Soil Classifiers Association
Maintaining High Standards and Ethical Conduct in the Profession of Soil Classifying

The Illinois Soil Classifiers Association is an organization promoting the wise use of the soil resource.  ISCA is made up of professional soil classifiers in public service, private industry, and education. 


ISCA was established in 1975 and is affiliated with the Soil Science Society of America.

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If you have questions or comments about the website, please contact the webmaster @

If you have either general questions about soils or very specific questions about soils, soils in Illinois, or soil classification, Ask a Soil Classifier by sending an email to:  AskASoilClassifier @

If you desire experience in soil classification and wish to work with or correspond with a Soil Classifier mentor, ISCA can help you get connected with a Soil Classifier in your area.  Send an email to the ISCA President to express your interest in the Soil Classifier Mentor Program. President @

Membership questions? Contact the Chair of the Ethics, Certification, and Membership Committee at:
membership @

Questions about ISCA certification should be directed to the Certification Board Secretary: CertificationBoardSecretary @