Annually, on April 1, certificate holders who have not met deadlines for earning and/or reporting professional development hours (PDHs, formerly certification maintenance hours or CMHs) or paying annual dues/fees will have their certification status changed to "Not Current." This designation helps the public identify certificate holders who have not complied with certification maintenance requirements.
Certificate holders face several restrictions while their certification is Not Current:
To avoid expiration of certification, Not Current certificate holders have until August 31 annually to meet certification maintenance requirements. Individuals who meet the certification maintenance requirements by August 31 will have no break in the certification history and all supervision/mentor hours will be accepted for purposes of ASHA certification. However, if the certification maintenance requirements are not met and are not reported to the certification department by August 31, individuals will have to meet reinstatement requirements in order to regain the CCC.
If you are a Not Current certificate holder who has not earned at least 30 PDHs between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2022, you have until August 31, 2023, to earn and report additional hours.
Not Current certificate holders, who have yet to earn and/or report PDHs, must login to their ASHA My Account by August 31, 2023, to
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