ACVREP and Other Continuing Education Credits Available
Free online courses and workshops with continuing education credits are offered through the National Technical Assistance Center on Blindness and Visual Impairment (NTAC-BVI). These online short courses are from 60-90 minutes in length and provide professionals in the field of blindness or visual impairment the opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding of a variety of topics, from basic health information to enhancing employment outcomes for persons with visual disabilities.
• ACVREP: All online short courses and workshops are available for free and allow the promotion of critical knowledge and skills certified by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals.
• CRC: All online short courses and most workshops are available for free and allow rehabilitation professionals to maintain and renew their Certified Rehabilitation Counselor status through continuing education.
• NBPCB: All online short courses are available for free and allow professionals certified through the National Blindness Professional Certification Board (NBPCB) to utilize NBPCB credits toward recertification in several professional areas.
• CEU: Although not free, Continuing Education Units are available for online courses and some workshops for teachers to maintain certification and/or licensure. Costs and course load requirements for CEU credits are determined through the Mississippi State University Center for Continuing Education.
Students earn a certificate of completion by finishing a full online short course, passing the quiz with a score of at least 80%, and completing a course evaluation. For more information on courses and credits available, visit the continuing education page of our website at www.ntac.blind.msstate.edu/courses/.