CE Credits


Earn five hours toward professional development credit for educators, psychologists and certified counselors. Please indicate the type of professional credit you are seeking on your registration. At the seminar, you will have to submit an evaluation form in order to be eligible for credit and certificate of attendance. For more information on the availability of professional development credits, call 781-449-4010 x104.

Credits for Educators: State Department of Education

PIRI is able to provide credits that qualify for the education departments in most states and are accepted by most districts. You may wish to check whether your state's Department of Education requires special approved provider status. PIRI is a specifically approved provider in the Departments of Education in the states of CT, IL and TX.

Credits for Psychologists and School Psychologists:

Public Information Resources, Inc. (PIRI), the producers of the Learning & Brain seminars, is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PIRI maintains responsibility for the program. Psychologists and school psychologists must complete the evaluation form in their program book in order to receive credit.


Credits for Licensed Professional Counselors in Texas:


Public Information Resources, Inc. (PIRI), the producers of the Learning & Brain seminars, is approved by the Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors to offer continuing education for LPCs in Texas. PIRI maintains responsibility for the program. (Provider #2356.)

Credits for Social Workers:

Public Information Resources, Inc., has applied for 5 Category I credits to social workers through the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) collaborative through Boston College and Simmons College Schools of Social Work.

Credits for Certified Counselors:

Public Information Resources, Inc. is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events (or programs) that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions (or programs) for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin (or in the catalogue or Web site). The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. (Provider #5947)


Credits for Speech-Language Pathologists:

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The program is offered for .5 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).


SLP participants will be able to:

  • Explain four universal truths of reading research and why relying solely upon IQ scores, or a curriculum-based measurement, can be misleading when identifying reading disorders in children
  • Apply a brain-behavior model of reading by examining specific neural circuits which underscore phonological development, orthographic development and comprehension skills
  • Examine four subtypes of reading disabilities from a brain-behavioral perspective, and be able to link scores of evidence-based interventions to address each subtype
  • Use the Feifer Assessment of Reading (FAR) battery as a more viable means to both assess and remediate reading disabilities in children from a cognitive science-based educational perspective

Financial disclosure – Dr. Feifer is receiving a speaking fee for his presentation. He is an author with School Neuropsych Press for which he receives royalty payments. Non-financial disclosure – Dr. Feifer has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.



Apply to Your Own Professional Organization/District for Credits (CE Credits)


Public Information Resources, Inc. (PIRI) may not be approved by your professional organization to offer continuing education credits. However, you can submit your own request to your organization for approval to receive credits at the conference. Simply submit the following documents to your organization to request CE approval. Print the Conference Program and Schedule, Conference Brochure, and the Evaluation Form sample documents and submit them to you organization or district for approval.

If you would like us to apply for credits with a specific organization, please contact CE Director, Kristin Dunay at (781) 449-4010 ext. 104.