The ACE is a formal recognition of professionals who have demonstrated their commitment to lifelong learning by earning 7.0 ASHA continuing education units (CEUs) (equivalent to 70 contact hours) within a 36-month period. This is not based on calendar years or the Certification Maintenance Interval. The ACE is awarded only to those who earn ASHA CEUs through participating in the ASHA Continuing Education (CE) Registry and meet the eligibility criteria listed below.
The ACE is awarded to those individuals who:
The ACE is automatically awarded to individuals who have earned the required ASHA CEUs within a 36-month period (i.e., those earned in the preceding 3-year period). Award notification is sent via postal mail. Within the package, you will find an order form for an ACE certificate. Please allow at least 90 days from the date you completed your last applicable course before expecting to receive your notification.
View your online CE transcript to see the course hours and courses that are listed. Your online transcript also includes your ACE history, if applicable.
ACE recipients are recognized in the following ways:
For more information about the ACE or to order an ACE certificate, contact ASHA Continuing Education or call 301-296-8591.