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Professional engineers licensed in New York State are required to complete a minimum of 36 hours of continuing education during each three-year license registration period (in accordance with the requirements of Article 145, Section 7211 of the New York State Education Law). This includes one hour of professional ethics taken as either a course or educational activity for registration periods beginning August 1, 2011 and after.

Maintaining and enhancing the professional development of civil engineers has long been an important part of the mission of ASCE. The Met Section is Approved New York State Education Department Sponsor Number #6. As such, the ASCE Met Section evaluates all technical lectures and seminars presented by its groups and committees in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Education Department.


Horia Necula, P.E., Chair
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Seminars and technical lectures organized by the ASCE Met Section that offer Professional Development Hours (PDHs) are held throughout the year at locations in New York City, Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley. Continuing education courses can be found in our event calendar. You can also subscribe to our email list to receive regular announcements of upcoming Met Section events by e-mail.

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Presenters Seeking Accreditation of a Course for Continuing Education Credit:

The ASCE Met Section evaluates courses sponsored by its groups and committees. Met Section groups determine appropriate admission fees, if any, for courses offering PDH credits. Individuals and organizations not associated with ASCE should refer to the New York State Education Department website for specific information.

  • Refer to the checklist and forms found here and read the instructions carefully.
  • Submit the application material to one of the pdf Met Section course evaluators. Electronic submittals are preferred.
  • Upon completion and approval of the course, the evaluator will send you a letter of acceptance and a blank "Certificate of Completion" form for the date of the presentation listed. Instructors shall fill out and present certificates to attendees after completion of the course.
  • Presenters are required to take attendance and assess the learning of the course attendees.
  • After presenting the course, collect the attendance sheets and assessment of learning documentation and give it (electronically, if possible) to the evaluator who issued the approval of the course.
  • Met Section evaluators are required to promptly file all course documentation electronically on the Met Section e-room.
  • Course evaluations must be performed before the course is presented.

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