CE Self-Reporting

CDM, CFPPs must meet recertification requirements every three years. CE must be self-reported.

✓ Submit CE and required documentation via the My Certification page of your record
✓ Monitor your CE record on your My Certification page
✓ Submit at least 45 CE hours, with 9.0 in Sanitation and Safety and 1.0 in Professional Ethics
✓ Upload all required documentation
✓ Earn CE hours only once for a given program
✓ Extra CE cannot be carried over to next CE period
✓ Content must be related to the Practice Standards
✓ Programs must be at least 30 minutes long

Failure to meet all recertification requirements may result in your certification being terminated. To become certified again, you will be required to meet a current pathway of eligibility, submit a new exam application with fees for review and approval, receive a passing score on the CDM Credentialing Exam, and activate your certification within one year of passing the exam.

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Your CDM, CFPP Credential

For more detailed information about the following recertification policies, refer to the CBDM Guide to Maintaining your CDM, CFPP Credential and the Self-Reporting Frequently Asked Questions.

  • CE requirements
  • Eligible CE activities and required documentation
  • Recertification and CE Audit policy
  • How to self-report CE

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