National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB)
Application to Re-Certify as AE-C by Continuing Education

Candidates for recertification by continuing education (CE) credits must have PASSED the last exam taken. Any candidate who has not passed the last attempted asthma educator certification exam is not eligible to recertify by the CE option.

Initial Certification

  • Must be by exam
  • Initial certification is valid for five years

Recertification process:

  • You may recertify either through CEU hours or Re-exam
  • The application to recertify by either exam or CEU can be made beginning one year prior to your expiration date

If recertifying by CEU

  • Certification is valid for five years
  • CEU needs to be documented with syllabus and the CEU credits per session
  • 35 CEU hours are needed
  • CEU credits must be valid within 5 years prior to your certification expiration

If recertifying by exam

  • Certification is valid for five years
  • No CEU documentation is required

To apply for recertification, you can submit the form below or you can apply by mail. To apply by mail, please print the attached booklet and application:

To begin the process and for all details for recertification by Continuing Education, please download the Recertification Handbook below.

Recertification Handbook2 MB

To apply for recertification, you can submit the form below or you can apply by mail.

Recertification Application1,002 KB

[NAECB Code of Conduct301 KB (please print, sign, and upload below)

National Standards for Asthma305 KB


Payment Amount:

$250 COVID exception (For certificants expired 3/1/2020 to 3/31/2022 with NAECB notification)

$300 Before expiration date

$350 After expiration date

WARNING: All incomplete applications or early applications requiring returned funds is subject to a $25 processing fee.

Questions: Please call 877-408-0072