NB_210_22_7 - NB 210-22-7 ENG - 210-NI-303, Awarding Continuing Education Credits for NRCS-Sponsored Training to Maintain Professional Licensure
NB 210-22-7 ENG - 210-NI-303, Awarding Continuing Education Credits for NRCS-Sponsored Training to Maintain Professional Licensure
National Bulletin: 210-22-7 Date: April 14, 2022
Subject: ENG - 210-NI-303, Awarding Continuing Education Credits for NRCS-Sponsored Training to Maintain Professional Licensure


 
Purpose.  This bulletin announces the publication to eDirectives of NRCS Title 210, National Instruction, Part 303 (210-NI-303), Awarding Continuing Education Credits for NRCS-Sponsored Training to Maintain Professional Licensure.
 
Expiration Date.  September 30, 2023
 
Background.  Questions continually arise within NRCS regarding the possibility of awarding continuing education (CE) credits for in-house training for licensed NRCS professionals (engineers, geologists, and landscape architects). In response, Conservation Engineering Division (CED) staff reviewed the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Continuing Professional Competency Guidelines (https://ncees.org/wpcontent/uploads/CPC_Guidelines_2021.pdf) and developed the NRCS guidance found in 210-NI-303. 
 
Explanation.  NI-210-303 is available through NRCS eDirectives at https://directives.sc.egov.usda.gov/viewerFS.aspx?hid=48091.
 
Contact.  Contact José (Pepe) Hernández at jose.hernandez4@usda.gov with any questions or concerns about this national bulletin.
 
 



NOLLER HERBERT
Deputy Chief for Science and Technology

 
 
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