Continuing Education Information

NJSHA, is a premier organization for speech-language and hearing professionals including students and clinical fellows. As an ASHA approved provider since 1980, we offer exciting, up-to-date, research-based, and practical continuing education opportunities for licensed speech-language hearing professionals, students and clinical fellows (ASHA Continuing Education). Earning continuing education through NJSHA will allow you to apply hours toward:
  1. ASHA Certification 3.0 hours or 30 contact hours over a 3-year period. ASHA Frequently Asked Questions
  2. ACE Award, a formal recognition of professionals who have demonstrated their commitment to lifelong learning by earning 7.0 ASHA continuing education units (CEUs) (equivalent to 70 contact hours) within a 36-month period. Award for Continuing Education (ACE) Students may earn ACE Awards, but must fill out the ASHA CEU Participant form at the course and the ASHA CE Registry will e-mail the registrant a link to a form (Eligibility to Earn ASHA CEUs), where eligibility documentation (university name, degree name and expected graduation date) can be provided.
  3. New Jersey Department of Education Professional Development Hours, 20 hours annually with specific requirements as directed by state and local education agency. For more information visit: Professional Development in New Jersey and N.J.A.C. 6A:9C PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  4. New Jersey State Licensure, requires 20 hours of Continuing education hours be completed within the assigned 2-year period. Up to 5 additional CE hours may be carried over if earned 6 months prior to license renewal. For more information visit: New Jersey Licensing Requirements for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee
  5. New Jersey State Licensure requirements limit self-study and pre-recorded internet-based continuing education to 10 hours per 2 year renewal period. For more information visit: Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Advisory Committee

Visit our Member Center to Access your NJSHA CE Registry 

Member Center


  • NJSHA offers a plethora of live and recorded events annually. From more information visit our Webinars page.
  • A participant may only accumulate 10 hours of recorded online learning toward licensure and certification.
    • All pre-recorded events will count as non-interactive online learning.

Live Conferences

Co-Sponsorship of Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Activities

NJSHA will individually consider co-sponsorship of CEU activities that meet required guidelines.

Guidelines for ASHA Co-Sponsorship of Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Activities

Time Frame For Submitting ASHA CE Events. Activities must be received from a facility or an organization (not an individual) a minimum of 60 days prior to the event for adequate time to process. This change in the deadline submission date only applies to ASHA co-sponsored events.

Contact the NJSHA Office for details.

Do you have a suggestion for a Continuing Education event?

Email with attention to CE Chair with presenter contact information and topic and NJSHA will explore the possibility!