Ways to Earn Recertification Pointsrecert ideas page3

Are you currently employed? Earn 1 point per year (per recertification period) for continuous employment in a direct human resource capacity.

Are you a national or chapter member? Earn 2 points per year as a national member and/or 1 point per year as a chapter member.

Each year, IPMA-HR members benefit from the following points:  IPMA-HR membership - 2, Up to 12 Free Webinars - 12, and Continuous Employment – 1.  That’s a total of up to 45 points over three years. Only 5 more points in order to be eligible to recertify!

Attending the 2020 IPMA-HR International Training Conference & Expo, September 12-17, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD?  Earn 3 points per day (one day equals 6 hours) or 1 point per partial day.  Come early and earn even more points by attending a pre-conference workshop!

Attending a human resource professional development program through IPMA-HR or any other human resource-related organization? Earn 3 points per day (one day equals 6 hours) or 1 point per partial day.

Attending a webinar through IPMA-HR or any other HR-related organization? Webinars (live/recorded) are worth 1 point.

Are you taking courses at a college or university worth at least 3 credit hours?  Earn 5 points per course.

Are you an HR management instructor?  Earn 5 points per full-day (6 hours or more) or multi-day course instruction.

Have you written HR-related articles?  Earn 5 points per management article in a professional journal or 2 points per management article in a professional newsletter.

Have you served in a leadership role?  Board member – earn 3 points per year, Committee chair – earn 2 points per year, and/or Committee member – earn 1 point per year.

Have you implemented an innovative human resource management program? Earn 5 points by submitting a one-page description of your program with your recertification criteria.

Have you submitted a policy, program, RFP and/or successful practice?  Earn 1 point per submission to the IPMA-HR website.

Please contact us (certification@ipma-hr.org) if you have any questions about certification.  You may also want to review the Invest in Your Future with IPMA-HR Certification brochure and our Certification Frequently Asked Questions page.