Virginia Educational Facility Planners
Maintaining the REFP Credential

A variety of conferences and learning opportunities exist to help individuals maintain the REFP Credential. The crediential is verified through a point system in which individuals are required to earn 15 points in 3 years.

 Seminar/Conference

Point Value

Term

  International Academy

3

Per year

  International Symposium

3

Per year

  International Annual Conference

3

Per year

  International Workshop/Seminar

2

Per year

  Articles Published in EFP

2

Per year

  College Courses

2

Per year

  Regional Conference Attendance

1

Per year

  Chapter Conference Attendance   (Approval needed from   international)

1

Per year

  Self-Study

1

Per year

  Related Activities

 

TBD**

**The individual is required to provide a full description of the activity, time involved, and professional growth area or skills gained for the activity. Eligible activities may include training events or publication relevant to the field of educational facility planning. Documentation will be reviewed and appropriate points assigned.

Waivers for Candidates in A4LE-San Diego State University Program

Candidates who complete the A4LE-San Diego State University online certification program will be eligible for a waiver to the REFP requirements including the existing three-year membership requirement to gain REFP status. However, they would be required to join A4LE, pay membership dues and the REFP maintenance fee.  Existing REFP members who complete the SDSU/A4LE online certification program will be eligible to satisfy their 3-year requirement for renewal of 15 points.