The NYSCPG is authorized by New York State Education Department as an approved sponsor of continuing education courses and activities for geology and other Design Professions. This page details the process for NYSCPG to review and grant "geology" PDHs for
continuing education courses and activities.Please review the steps required and follow the link at the bottom to submit materials for review for your proposed course or event.
Courses accredited by the NYSCPG for PDHs can be taken by Professional Engineers with a NYS license for continuing education. Courses accredited by other authorized entities for "engineering" PDHs can be taken by Professional Geologists with a NYS license for continuing education.
PROCESS TO APPLY
There will be a 50% surcharge fee for expedited course reviews.
The review fee for courses proposed for more than two PDHs will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, but shall not exceed the base rate specified above multiplied by the number of PDHs requested and divided by two (e.g., for an eight-hour course sponsored by a for-profit organization, the review fee shall not exceed $600).
The review fee covers each application. The applicant may present the course/activity more than once per approval period (one calendar year after date of approval); see the PDH Course Expiration and Renewal Process below.
Payment by credit card via NYSCPG website is preferred. If required, checks may be made payable to “NYSCPG” and mailed to 679 Plank Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Please notify us by emailing Executive Director John Nadeau at email@example.com prior to mailing payment.
Once payment is confirmed, applicant will receive a copy of the completed Continuing Education Instructor/Course Evaluation Form.
PDH Course Expiration and Renewal Process
Continuing Education Course Implementation and Final Recordkeeping Process
Applicant or Course Sponsor will return a signed copy of the Continuing Education Provider Agreement to the NYSCPG Executive Director and/or NYSCPG Continuing Education Subcommittee (to be emailed to Executive Director John Nadeau at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Once the course has been completed, the Course Sponsor will issue signed PDH certificates to attendees.
Applicant or Course Sponsor will submit a final attendance list and copies of all signed PDH certificates to the NYSCPG Executive Director and NYSCPG Continuing Education Subcommittee (to be emailed to Executive Director John Nadeau at email@example.com). The final attendance list should be provided in excel form and contain the following information:
- Attendee first and last name;
- Email address;
- Phone number; and
- License information (if available), both state and number.