21 NCAC 68 .0401             EDUCATION APPROVAL POLICY

(a)  The Certification Board shall approve educational events for professional certification or certification renewal.  One certified hour is defined as one contact hour of participation in an organized education experience under sponsorship approved in accordance with these rules.

(b)  The Certification Board shall review and approve all  education used to meet the certification requirements.

(c)  Approval may be requested by an individual applicant or by a sponsor or presenter.  If the sponsor does not obtain credit from the Certification Board, the individual participants shall be responsible for supplying all of the required information for each session at the time of request for certification, recertification, or conversion.  The Standards and Credentials Committee shall review requests once monthly.

(d)  To insure a determination of a request prior to the date of presentation, sponsors, presenters, or individuals shall submit requests 45 days prior to opening day of the event.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-113.30; 90-113.37; 90-113.40;

Eff. August 1, 1996.