Note: The 2015 application window to renew by continuing education opens July 1.

Obtain Handbook:

Renewal of Certification by Continuing Education
The 2015 Renewal of Certification by Continuing Education Handbook† will be available via a pdf download and in hard copy format in mid-March/early April 2015. There is no charge for the handbook.

Beginning February 2, 2015, you can submit a request that the 2015 Renewal of Certification by Continuing Education Handbook be sent to you via mail. To submit your request, contact our office using the information below and be sure to include your mailing address. The 2015 Handbook will be sent to you when it is available.

Send requests to: (please do not send a request until February 2, 2015)
ATTN: Renewal Handbook
330 E. Algonquin Rd Suite 4
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone 877-239-3233 or 847-228-9795 Fax 847-228-8469
By email: Click here to submit an email request for a 2015 Renewal by Continuing Education Handbook to be sent by mail when it becomes available (Please be sure to Include your mailing address with the request).

If you'd like to refer to the 2014 Renewal by Continuing Education Handbook, please click here.

†IMPORTANT: Be sure to review the Handbook for the dates that applications are accepted. Applications cannot be accepted outside of the application windows .

Submission of Application

Renewal of Certification by Continuing Education

The 2015 window for submitting applications for renewal by continuing education opens
July 1, 2015.
Please do not attempt to renew online or submit a paper application before that time.

Prior to completing the application, certificants will want to review the Handbook for the details on the application windows and deadline dates, along with important information on accrual timelines.

Applications for renewal by continuing education may be submitted online or using the paper application. Paper applications are only accepted by mail and cannot be accepted via facsimile or email.

Submission: See the Handbook for Renewal by Continiung Education for the various ways you may submit an application. Review the "Adherence to Published Policies" section of the Handbook for additional information also. To renew online, click here to access the CDE log in area. Once logged in, the renewal menu option will appear beginning July 1, 2015 (left-hand side of screen).

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