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 17 contact hours of credit by attending the three-day conference. An additional 4 hours of credit are available for educators and some clinicians for attending pre-conference workshops for a total of 21 hours. The conference is 17 contact hours = 1.7 CEU or 17 PDPs and CEs. Speech-language credits (1.7 CEUs) are available only for the conference and not for pre-conference workshops. Speech-language professionals must sign in and out each day, and must pick up an ASHA participation form at the conference Help/Information Desk.
In order to receive any professional development credits, you must do three things at the conference:
1) Sign in on your first day of the conference when you do check-in registration,
2) Sign out on the last day of the conference,
3) Fill out the evaluation/learning outcomes questionnaire in your program book and leave the form at the conference registration desk on your last day at the conference. Certificates will be emailed to you four weeks after the conference.
Psychologists and School Psychologists must complete the evaluation form in their program book.
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.
CE Available Credits:
Credits for Speech/Language Pathologists (Approval Pending):
This program is offered for 1.7 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).
Credits are available for conference only.
SLP participants will be able to:
✓ Describe the impact of multitasking on ADHD, memory and attention
✓ Explain ways the Internet is changing student attention and learning
✓ Apply strategies for teaching and engaging Net Generation learners
✓ Discuss ways technology is transforming education and interventions
✓ Identify how new technologies affect reading and reading intervention
✓ Explore the impact of new media on stress, addiction and cyber-bullying
✓ Examine how video games can improve attention, memory and learning
✓ Use social networks to improve learning, communication and social skills
✓ Improve engagement and lead 21st Century schools with new technologies
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
Credits for Certified Counselors:
PIRI has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to award CEU credits for certified counselors. (Provider #5947)
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 PA, IL, GA, TX, CT, MN and MA.
Credits for CA Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists/Educational Psychologists:
PIRI is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences to offer CE credits to Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT); Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW); Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP); MFT Interns; and Associate Clinical Social Workers (ASW) in the State of California. (PCE#2072)
Credits for School Social Workers:
Public Information Resources, Inc., has applied for up to 20 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 Education Therapists:
Public Information Resources, Inc. is approved to provide continuing education credits for Education Therapists through The Association of Educational Therapists (AET).Educational Incentive Program: