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ACVREP and Other Continuing Education Credits Available

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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