CE Credits

Please read the following information regarding CE requirements:

Certificates of attendance are suitable for use to meet professional development requirements for educators and clinicians. Attendees can earn up to 20 contact hours of credit by attending the five-day institute. See details on the number of hours and types of credit below.

In order to receive any professional development credits, you must fill out the evaluation/learning outcomes questionnaire and leave the form with institute staff. Certificates will be emailed to you 2-3 weeks after the institute.

You can also receive additional credits by writing a paper on how you applied what you learned. For more details and questions, contact the CE Director, Kristin Dunay at (781) 449-4010 ext. 102.

Note: credits are not provided by the University of California, Santa Barbara.

CE Available Credits:

Credits for Speech/Language Pathologists:

ASHA logoThe program offers 2.0 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area). 

Think Smart: Using Mindsets and Metacognition for Student Success


SLP participants will be able to:

  • Apply advances in neuropsychology to better understand what it means to be smart
  • Build student empowerent at all grade levels by teaching them about how their brains work
  • Create a safe learning environment that engages all learners (culturally, emotionally, and academically) and encourages academic risk-taking and mistake making
  • Describe the relationship between of cognition and social-emotional competence
  • Demonstrate student stategies for how to ‘Think Smart’ and use their neurocognitive abilities efficiently
  • Apply knowledge of students’ cognitive strengths and challenges to guide and provide interventions for teachers, parents, and the students themselves
  • Evaluate students cognitive skills to maximize and plan for effective student learning
  • Develop strategies for maximum impact, ownership and improved behavioral and academic performance.

Jack A. Naglieri, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, George Mason University; Senior Senior Research Scientist, Devereux Foundation Center for Resilient Children; Author, Helping Children Learn (2011, 2nd Edition); Co-Author, Handbook of Executive Functioning (2014) and Handbook of Intelligence (2014). Financial disclosure – Dr. Naglieri is receiving a speaking fee for his presentation. He is an author and presenter with Pro-Ed Publishing Company for which he receives royalty payments. Non-financial disclosure – Dr. Naglieri has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Kathleen M. Kryza, MA, President, Infinite Horizons; Co-Author, Transforming Teaching: Changing Today’s Classrooms Culturally, Academically and Emotionally (2015), Developing Growth Mindsets in the Inspiring Classroom (2011) and Differentiation for Real Classrooms (2009). Financial disclosure – Ms. Kryza is receiving a speaking fee for her presentation. She is a consultant and contractor with Corwin Press for which she receives royalty payments. Non-financial disclosure – Ms. Kryza has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Credits for Psychologists and School Psychologists:

Public Information Resources, Inc. (PIRI) 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 credits. This program will provide 20 hours of CEs.

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 TX and CT.

Credits for Social Workers:

Public Information Resources, Inc., has applied for up to 18 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 Educational Therapists:

Public Information Resources, Inc. is approved to provide continuing education credits for Education Therapists through The Association of Educational Therapists (AET). This program will provide 20 hours of CEs. 

Certificate of Attendance: 

Public Information Resources, Inc. will provide a certificate of attendance for 20 hours for participation in this program.