Updated March 17, 2020 – CAMICB is aware of the rapidly evolving impact of efforts to control the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We understand your focus at this difficult time is on your health and that of your family and your community. In response to the pandemic, CAMICB has extended the CMCA recertification and annual service fee deadlines for those credential holders scheduled to renew or recertify from April 1 to August 1. Please review the additional policies regarding this extension.
- Please Contact CAMICB by Email and Fax Only
CAMICB staff members are working remotely for at least the next several weeks. We are operational, but staff may be unable to monitor and respond to incoming phone calls in a timely manner. If you have general questions, contact us by email at email@example.com. Specific questions about recertification should be directed to Virginia Pierce, Credentialing Associate, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- CMCAs Ready to Recertify or Pay Annual Service Fee Should Do So Immediately and Electronically
If you are currently prepared to recertify and/or pay your annual service we encourage you to do so now. Your recertification and payment information will be processed as usual. There is no need to defer.
- Future Deadlines
The April 1, 2020, deadline to recertify or pay the annual service fee is extended to August 1, 2020. This action is a response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Your future annual service fee payment or recertification date will remain April 1.
- Earning Continuing Education Remotely
CAMICB maintains a helpful list of on-demand webinars that are free or low-cost. That listing is available here. CAI offers an extensive library dedicated to webinars available for continuing education credit here. Please note in the coming weeks CAI will be greatly expanding their online programming. Please check the CAI website – www.caionline.org – regularly for updates.
CAMICB also offers the option for managers to seek out self-study CE opportunities. Those options should be approved prior to registration or attending. Questions about online courses that have not yet been approved for CE credit can be e-mailed to email@example.com for approval consideration. The written request should include a description of the course (including outline, syllabus, or summary) and the estimated length of time.
Credits earned during this one-time extension may be used only once toward recertification. You may not count the same course work for this recertification cycle and the next. Online learning must be interactive. Interactive coursework is defined as requiring proof of participation. Please retain all course completion certificates and proof of attendance. Remember: all recertification activity is subject to audit.
CAMICB will update these policies as the COVID-19 emergency continues to evolve and will keep our credential holders fully informed. We are confident in the resilience of our community and know that we will weather this crisis together. For those of us who are distanced from colleagues and friends, please stay in touch with each other and offer each other support in this challenging time.