Presentation on theme: "Adding Value to Educational Programs IEEE EAB CEU Program 2006."— Presentation transcript:
Adding Value to Educational Programs IEEE EAB CEU Program 2006
April 2006 > 2 Goals of Section/Society Educational Programs l Update members on current topics and latest technology l Offer professional networking opportunities l Make courses affordable; higher attendance l Encourage IEEE membership l Help PEs meet state CE requirements
April 2006 > 3 Authorized Provider Status l IEEE is an Authorized CEU Provider through the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and has adopted IACET guidelines and criteria for all its continuing professional development programs.
April 2006 > 4 Purpose l Measure quality of non-credit continuing education l Assure value through application review by IEEE EAB l Meet state licensing board and employer CE requirements l IEEE maintains CEU records
April 2006 > 5 Value l Increase attendance due to added quality and perceived value l Help engineers meet state requirements to maintain their Professional Engineer (PE) license l Generate revenue for Sections, Societies, Chapters, or Regions l Document continuing education requirements of industry
April 2006 > 6 CEUs and PDHs What do they measure? l CEU - One CEU equals ten contact hours of instruction in a continuing education activity. One CEU=Ten PDHs l PDH (Professional Development Hour) - One contact hour of instruction or presentation.
April 2006 > 7 U.S. States Requiring Continuing Professional Competency l Alabama l Arkansas l Florida l Georgia l Illinois l Iowa l Kansas l Louisiana l Maine l Minnesota l Mississippi l Missouri l Montana l Nebraska l Nevada l New Hampshire l New Mexico l New York l North Carolina l North Dakota l Ohio l Oklahoma l Oregon l South Carolina 30 States Have Rules in Effect as of January 2006 l South Dakota l Tennessee l Texas l Utah l West Virginia l Wyoming
April 2006 > 8 To Offer IEEE CEUs... l Complete application and submit with back–up course materials to CEU Administrator well in advance of course offering l Review check list for Course Organizers l Comply with IEEE procedures per IACET guidelines l Provide names and contact information of participants for CEU record retention l All paperwork done via email l Questions - Contact CEU Administrator
April 2006 > 9 CEU Fees l Course Application Fee: l $35 per single course OR l $15 per course, when applying for multiple courses at one venue, submitted at the same time l Participant Fees: l $15.00 per individual/per course
April 2006 > 10 Contacts Visit the IEEE CEU website at www.ieee.org/education for links to the following: National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Continuing Education Requirements by U.S. State Reference Guide for Instructional Design & Development http://www.ieee.org/organizations/eab/tutorials/refguide/mms01.htm Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org