Continuing Education

Continuing Education Requirements

The Board will require signed statements from licensees affirming that they are in compliance with the CEU requirement. The statements will be printed in the license renewal forms that are returned with the license renewal fee each year. Licensees will be subject to random audit of their continuing education documentation.

  • Each licensee will have a three-year cycle to complete the required 30 CEU hours.
  • You may elect to have your CEU cycle synced with your ASHA cycle. Your cycles will continue on in three year cycle beginning on January 1st of the first year and ending December 31st of the third year of your cycle.
  • If you would like to change your CEU cycle, you may send in a written request to do so. This may only be done once.

If audited

  •  With ASHA or AAA: CEUs and CMUs recognized by ASHA toward the certification maintenance will be accepted by the board of Examiners. Licensee’s may use their ASHA CEU Course Transcript as verification of completed CEU hours. Licensees may refer to the following site regarding the ASHA CEU guidelines and registry – https://www.asha.org/certification/maintain-ccc/
  • Without ASHA or AAA: The licensee will be required to maintain a log and Official CEU activity award documentation for all CEU activities. This documentation should include but not limited to, the date/dates of course completion, CEU credits/ hours awarded for course, the course name, provider of the course, and signature of instructor/ provider of the course. These records are to be kept for a period of five years. Registries from American Academy of Audiology (AAA), American Speech- Language- Hearing Association (ASHA), and Department of Public Instruction (DPI) will also be accepted as proof of CEU compliance.

At the present time,the Board WILL NOT REVIEW OR APPROVE ANY INDIVIDUAL COURSES OR ACTIVITIES SUBMITTED FOR CEU CREDIT. ONLY PROFESSIONAL COURSES IN THE AREAS OF SPEECH- LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY ACCEPTED BY ASHA, THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, OR THE AMERICAN BOARD OF AUDIOLOGY TOWARDS MEETING THEIR CEU REQUIREMENT WILL BE ACCEPTED BY THE BOARD.


21 NCAC 64 .0218 CONTINUING EDUCATION

Beginning January 1, 2009 each licensee must complete 30 hours of continuing professional education in their fields sponsored by the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association, the North Carolina Speech-Hearing-Language Association, or the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction; or other courses approved by the Board as similar to courses offered by any of these organizations.

History note: Authority G.S. 90-304(a)(3); Eff. September 1, 2008.