ABCEP CEP Maintenance Hours List
Employment - Full Time - 20 Employment - Part Time 1% of hours worked 20 Support ABCEP - Trustee Hours Worked 16 Support ABCEP - Cert Review Board Hours Worked 16 Support ABCEP - Mentor Hours Worked 16 Support ABCEP - Other Hours Worked 16 Education - Attend Accredited Seminar/Course 100% Hours Attended 18 Education - Attend Conference 50% Hours Attended 12 Serve Pro Organizations - Serve an Organization Hours Worked 16 Serve Pro Organization - Publish in a Journal Hours Worked 12 Serve Pro Organizations - Teach Course/Seminar Hours Worked 6 Serve Pro Organizations - Present Paper at Conference Hours Worked 6 Serve Pro Organizations - Mentor 50% of Hours Worked 4 Certified This Year - 0
To maintain your CEP:
Pay your $120 annual maintenance dues by December 31 of each year.
Submit your annual maintenance points.
To maintain your CEP-IT:
E-mail your Mentor; and send a request for your CEP-IT mentor for review.
To Maintain your CEP by Eminence:Pay your $120 annual maintenance dues by December 31 of each year.
The CEP Emeritus Program:
If you are a CEP and are retiring or have retired from the environmental profession you may apply for Emeritus Status.Submit the Emeritus Status Form.
Annual Maintenance Dues:
By December 31st of each year you must remit payment. If your firm is processing your payment please send to: Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals, PO Box 460 Collingswood, NJ 08108. Professional (CEP) status. The criteria identify and quantify activities approved by ABCEP to maintain certification. Under the Certification Maintenance Program, the CEP, CEP-IT or CEP by Eminence status of an environmental professional will lapse unless he or she remains active in the field. The program is set up so that CEPs earn hours and continuing education units (CEUs) for professional activities such as those listed below:
Employment, consulting, or teaching;
Continuing education activities (seminars or trainings);
Participation in or attendance at industry conferences;
Service on environmentally-related boards and committees; or
Publishing papers in peer-reviewed journals.
CEPs/CEP-ITs and can loose their CEP/CEP-IT status and be de-certified based on the following: