Policy 10: How CPE Compliance Works

All CEBS graduates are subject to the CPE requirements when the program starts in January 2013. Graduates will have two years to earn 30 CPE credits and be recognized as CPE-compliant when the recognition period starts on January 1, 2015. CEBS graduates who are not CPE-compliant on January 1, 2015 can be recognized as CPE-compliant upon earning and reporting 30 credits.

Graduates who earned the CEBS designation on or before December 31, 2012
All CEBS graduates are subject to the CPE requirements. You are required to earn 30 hours of CPE credit during the 2013-2014 reporting period and will be recognized as CPE-compliant beginning January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016. To maintain compliance you will then need to earn 30 CPE credits during each two-year reporting period. [View chart]

New graduates who earn the designation in 2013 or 2014
If you earn the CEBS designation at any time during the 2013-2014 reporting period, you will be recognized as CPE-compliant beginning January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016. To maintain compliance, you will then need to earn 30 CPE credits during each reporting period. [View chart]

New graduates who earn the designation in 2015 or 2016
If you earn the CEBS designation at any time during the 2015-2016 reporting period, you will be deemed compliant from the date of CEBS completion through December 31, 2018. To maintain compliance, you will then need to earn 30 CPE credits during each reporting period. [View chart]