Reviews of Applications:
Beginning April 15, 2020, the recertification review process will allow each applicant two (2) reviews of your application.
If after two reviews the application does not meet the 36 CE requirements, the application will be denied. A new application would then need to be submitted. There is no limit to the number of applications you may submit during your recertification period.
Applicants for recertification that do not provide additional documentation within the timeline requested will be denied recertification and refunded minus a $40.00 application processing fee. The same refund policy is held for recertification applications that are withdrawn.
Tracking Activities in the Application:
APSE staff and the Recertification Committee have created a new way of tracking CE credits in the application for recertification.
This task should help you to better track and log your hours, as well as improve reviewer turnaround and feedback for candidates for recertification.
- New task: Track Recertification Credits - A screenshot of the application is below to show this task.
This task will allow you to upload 1-2 files per activity for documentation, then fill out the required questions about each activity. When you upload a file for the next activity, more questions will appear.
The questions about each activity include:
- Name of the activity
- Date completed
- Type of activity (Select 1 of 11 types)
- Number of CE Credits
- Connection to Content Outline (Select one of four Domains that best connects to the Content Outline)
- Additional Notes (Optional)
- Renamed Task: E-File Cabinet (Optional): Previously: Upload Continuing Education Credits.
This task is not required for submission and is an optional tool for you. Consider it an "online file cabinet," where you can come back to download uploaded documentation you've saved.
You can upload your files here if you are not yet ready to fill out the form about the activities.
If you've previously started a recertification application, you'll see the documentation you've already uploaded here. You will be required to upload it to the Track Recertification Credits task.
Download the Requirements for Continuing Education (CE) Credits Packet -This document outlines the full requirements for the recertification process by continuing education credits, including activities accepted and credits worth, documentation required, and the process of recertifying.
What counts as a Continuing Education activity?
How Should I Track my Continuing Education (CE) Credits?
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Reviews of Applications: Beginning April 15, 2020, the recertification review process will allow each applicant two (2) reviews of your application. If after two reviews the application does not meet the 36 CE requirements, the application will be denied. A new application would then need to be submitted. There is no limit to the number of…Read More
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