Maintaining up-to-date certification demonstrates your dedication to professional development to employers, fellow professionals and the community. CPRE certification is valid for three years.

You have two option to renew your certification:

Renewal Option 1

Earn 3.0 CEUs within the three-year certification cycle and submit a completed recertification application, The recertification application can either be downloaded or completed online in the Online Certification Center. 

Renewal Application Fees

  • Member: $95.00
  • Non-Member: $125.00

 Download Renewal Application Apply Online


How to Earn CEUs Towards CPRE Certification Renewal

  • Attend the NRPA Annual Conference, state conferences, local events and trainings that offer CEUs
  • Complete online learning courses and webinars that offer CEUs
  • Complete college or university credits
    • Academic credits can be transferred to CEU equivalents by taking the total number of classroom instructional hours and dividing it by 10
  • Earn Professional Service Experience (PSE) Points through contributions to the parks and recreation field via NRPA or a state affiliate (i.e. serving as a committee chair, speaking at a conference, serving as an accreditation visitor, etc.)
  • Complete a CEU petition for equivalent credits for courses, institutes, and workshops that do not directly offer CEUs

 

Renewal Option 2

Successfully retake the CPRP examination.

Apply for CPRE Exam Only

 

For questions or information on certification renewal, please email us at certification@nrpa.org.

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