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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Keynote speaker Karl Kapp, Ed.D., CFPIM, CIRM is certain to bring a fresh perspective on learning methods to attendees of the 3rd Annual Registry Summit. Mr. Kapp is an author, speaker, professor and consultant focused on helping individuals and organizations understand the convergence of learning, technology and business.
  • 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.
  • Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual National Registry Summit. The Summit will be held September 17-19, 2014 at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, TN. Attendees will participate in pre-conference workshops and receive the latest information on the revisions to the Statement on Standards for CPE Programs (Standards), new trends in learning and methods of incorporating new techniques into CPE programs.
  • 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.
  • They proposed that NASBA create a registry of CPE providers that, in part, would establish a basis for uniform acceptance of CPE credits among states and provide licensees with a dependable and comprehensive basis for selecting CPE sponsors.
  • In the late ‘80s, NASBA executives Charles Taylor, Thomas Iino and Albert Derbes came up with an idea to help state boards who were short on resources to evaluate continuing professional education (CPE) providers.
  • 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 2014 National Registry Summit will be held September 17th – 19th at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, TN. We will be focusing on changes to the Statement on Standards for CPE Programs, new trends in learning, and methods of incorporating new techniques into your programs.
  • The beautiful Hotel Sorella in the heart of Houston’s posh, metropolitan Citycentre section provided a lovely atmosphere for the second annual National Registry Summit in Houston, TX, two days of learning and camaraderie that featured pre-conference workshops and two diverse and interesting keynote presentations.
  • Along with the fascinating, interactive keynote addresses from Paul McGinniss and Brian Remer, the agenda for this year’s National Registry Summit in Houston, TX, was packed full of informative breakouts led by some of the brightest minds in the learning field, as well as presentations delivered by NASBA staff geared toward giving Registry Sponsors tools to assist them in providing quality CPE courses.
  • Everyone knows that short stories can tell an incredibly entertaining and detailed story using far less pages than an average novel or textbook, just ask Washington Irving, Isaac Asimov or Stephen King. But did you know that short stories are also packed with the potential to enhance learning by teaching big ideas and immense thoughts in a shorter amount of text? This was the topic of Brian Remer’s keynote presentation, “Why Short Stories Rock,” at the 2013 National Registry Summit in Houston, TX. Remer used several interactive exercises to demonstrate the power of short stories as effective mediums for persuasion and powerful tools for sharing ideas.
  • The brain is a complicated organ. At a weight of three pounds, it is made up of about 75% water and consists of approximately 100 billion neurons and uses 20% of the total oxygen in your body. But to offer the best possible learning experiences, one must understand fundamental brain functions and limitations in relation to how they impact learning. Paul McGinniss, Director, Training and Delivery - North America for the NeuroLeadership Group, spoke about these subjects and more during his presentation entitled, “The Neuroscience of Learning: New Insights for Delivering High Impact Learning” at the 2013 National Registry Summit in Houston, TX.
  • 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. If you are a current QAS or Registry self study sponsor, there is a transition process to the QAS Self Study designation to ensure that the revised Standards have been implemented with respect to all of your self study program offerings.
  • In January 2012, NASBA and the AICPA revised the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards). A significant revision to the Standards was the addition of an alternative to pilot testing for determining the recommended CPE credit for a self study program.
  • To continue the tradition of delivering thought-provoking and enlightening presentations, NASBA is pleased to announce Paul McGinniss and Brian Remer as the keynote speakers for this year’s National Registry Summit, September 9-10 in Houston, TX.
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