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  • In April 2014, the CPE Standards Working Group began their review and evaluation of the Standards. In addition to reviewing the Standards in their entirety, the Working Group has considered innovations, trends and techniques in CPE, as well as ideas and suggestions related to clarifications and modifications of the 2012 Standards.
  • The 2015 National Registry Summit, themed “Learning in Action,” will take place September 9-11 in Washington, D.C., and will feature two phenomenal keynote speakers – Dr. Curtis J. Bonk and Jonathan Hall. Both speakers are experts on two topics that are a part of the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards) Exposure Draft that is currently open for public comment through October 1, 2015.
  • The Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards), revised January 2012, raised the standards for all self study providers and eliminated the differences that previously existed between the QAS and Registry self study requirements. Accordingly, NASBA initiated changes to the administration of these programs to offer one designation for self study programs: QAS Self Study. As a result, all current QAS or Registry self study sponsors, were required to complete a transition process to the QAS Self Study designation to ensure that the revised Standards have been implemented with respect to all self study program offerings.
  • In April 2014, the CPE Standards Working Group began their review and evaluation of the Standards. In addition to reviewing the Standards in their entirety, the Working Group has considered innovations, trends and techniques in CPE, as well as ideas and suggestions related to clarifications and modifications of the 2012 Standards.
  • As of last month, CPAs from Ohio and Maryland can fulfill their CPE requirements in 10-minute increments. On March 3, it was announced that the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy unanimously passed new CPE regulations that allow for course content to be delivered in 10-minute increments (known as “nanolearning” or “microlearning”).
  • This year’s National Registry Summit will once again bring attendees an invaluable combination of both the latest developments in continuing professional education and great practical tools for improving CPE training. Following the theme “Learning in Action”, the 2015 National Registry Summit—which will take place at the Westin Hotel in Washington, D.C. on September 9-11—will feature world-class speakers from the business, entertainment, academic and regulatory sectors.
  • In April 2014, the CPE Standards Working Group began their review and evaluation of the Standards. In addition to reviewing the Standards in their entirety, the Working Group has considered innovations, trends and techniques in CPE, as well as ideas and suggestions related to clarifications and modifications of the 2012 Standards.
  • The 4th annual National Registry Summit of CPE Sponsors will take place on September 9-11, 2015 at the Westin Hotel in Washington, D.C. Set in the heart of our nation’s capital, this year’s meeting will put attendees within a short walk of some of the city’s most popular museums, shops, restaurants, and historical landmarks, including the White House. Two nearby metro stations will also provide easy access to the Smithsonian Institute, National Gallery of Art, Lincoln Memorial and Capital Mall.
  • In April 2014, the CPE Standards Working Group began their review and evaluation of the Standards. In addition to reviewing the Standards in their entirety, the Working Group has considered innovations, trends and techniques in CPE, as well as ideas and suggestions related to clarifications and modifications of the 2012 Standards.
  • Author, scholar and speaker Karl Kapp Ed.D., CFPIM, CIRM, delivered an engaging session as a keynote for the 2014 National Registry Summit. The annual conference, hosted by NASBA, took place on September 17-19 at the Omni Hotel in Nashville and was themed, Looking to the Future. Kapp’s presentation entitled, “Rules of Play: Using Games and Gamification to Drive Engagement,” suited the conference theme as he presented new research and examples of how the learning process is made significantly more effective through repetition, interactivity and play-like participation from learners.
  • The Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards), revised January 2012, raised the standards for all self study providers and eliminated the differences that previously existed between the QAS and Registry self study requirements. Accordingly, NASBA initiated changes to the administration of these programs to offer one designation for self-study programs -- QAS Self Study. As a result, all current QAS or Registry self-study sponsors, are required to complete a transition process to the QAS Self Study designation to ensure that the revised Standards have been implemented with respect to all self-study program offerings.
  • NASBA hosted its 3rd National Registry Summit on Sept 17-19 at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, TN. This year’s conference attracted the largest attendance to date, with 162 attendees, marking a 40% increase from last year’s Summit. Themed Looking to the Future, attendees from over 100 organizations, including eight state boards of accountancy, discussed the trends, standards and changes in continuing professional education.
  • Entrepreneur and keynote presenter Krishna Depura shared his take on creating engaging content to a full room of professional education providers at the 2014 National Registry Summit. “It’s all about flow,” Depura said, “which is the right combination of challenge and use of preexisting skills.” The presentation was one of two keynote messages delivered at this year’s Summit, held in Nashville, TN.
  • In April, the CPE Standards Working Group began their review and evaluation of the Standards. In addition to reviewing the Standards in their entirety, the Working Group has considered innovations, trends and techniques in CPE, as well as ideas and suggestions related to clarifications and modifications of the 2012 Standards.
  • The Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards), revised January 2012, raised the standards for all self-study providers and eliminated the differences that previously existed between the QAS and Registry self-study requirements. Accordingly, NASBA initiated changes to the administration of these programs to offer one designation for self-study programs, QAS Self Study.
  • The Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards) is published jointly by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) to provide a framework for the development, presentation, measurement, and reporting of CPE programs.
  • There will be two interactive pre-conference workshops prior to the 3rd Annual National Registry Summit this year. The first workshop will be Registry 101 and will be taught by NASBA’s own Jeanetta Cothron, Regulatory Compliance Auditor, and Cynthia Woodlee, National Registry Administrator.
  • In April, the CPE Standards Working Group began their review and evaluation of the Standards. In addition to reviewing the Standards in their entirety, the Working Group will consider innovations, trends and techniques in CPE, as well as ideas and suggestions related to clarifications and modifications of the 2012 Standards.
  • You’re a leader in your industry and you’ve got amazing accredited CPE programs, so be sure to take advantage of Learning Market to show off your company credentials and CPE program offerings. As a benefit of being an approved sponsor on NASBA’s National Registry, you receive a company listing on NASBA’s Learning Market website, which includes a company profile page and unlimited course listings for promoting your educational programs to the public.
  • The key to the future of learning may be having fun. At least that’s what CPE Summit keynote, Krishna Depura has discovered. In 2012, Krishna helped found MindTickle with three other “tech geeks” who shared his vision to turn everyday employees into top performers by building a learning platform that leverages social competition and rewards to make learning more engaging, fun and memorable.
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