Certify Compliance with the CAS Continuing Education Policy
Members Can Use the CAS Web Site to Record CE Activity
The CAS Continuing Education Policy (CE) will first apply to Actuarial Services rendered on or after January 1, 2012. Fellows and Associates will need to certify their compliance with the policy’s CE requirements as of December 31, 2011, in order to provide Actuarial Services during 2012.
CAS members may now certify their compliance with the policy in just a few easy steps.
Note that since members can certify compliance for up to two years out, you may certify for future years by completing the same process for 2013.
CAS members should certify compliance with the CE Policy by December 31, 2011, and maintain a log of their CE activity to document that they have met the continuing education requirements. The CAS plans to randomly audit 1% of the continuing education logs for members who have attested their compliance with the Policy. In addition, the CAS Board of Directors agreed that 100% of the Board and Executive Council members (excluding appointed directors and the Executive Director) will be subject to the annual audit regarding compliance with the CAS CE Policy.
CAS members who do not provide Actuarial Services are exempt from meeting the continuing education requirement of the CAS Continuing Education Policy. However, those members are still required to attest to their compliance by indicating that they are “Not providing actuarial services,” following the same steps described above.
Beginning in January 2012, the general public will be able to search a limited portion of the CAS online membership directory for information on member compliance with the CE requirements. The limited directory will display member names, membership designations, and the current year’s compliance status (compliant, not compliant, not providing actuarial services).
Members are encouraged to review the complete CE Policy for all of the details on the CE requirements. The policy, a list of frequently asked questions and responses, audit procedures, and links to other resources are available on the CAS Web Site.
If you have any questions, please contact David Core, CAS Director of Professional Education and Research (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Earn CE Credits By 12/31 Without Leaving Your Office
If you are a few units shy of the required units of CE credit that you must have by December 31, 2011, to comply with the CAS Continuing Education Policy, there are solutions to this dilemma. Here are two to consider:
- Attend CAS Webinars being conducted in November and December
- Purchase access to hundreds of recordings of sessions of past CAS meetings, seminars, and Webinars.
These Webinars and recordings are usually 90 minutes long and may qualify for up to 1.8 units of CE credit each.
Upcoming Webinars are available on the CAS website and session recordings available for purchase are available through the UCAS website.