Free CPE

CalCPA offers a substantial amount of free CPE to our Licensed and formerly licensed members. Those on the essential membership tier receive 28 hours of complimentary CPE, while members that upgrade to the elite membership tier receive an additional 4 hours. Free CPE consists of the following:

  • Ethics4Free 4 CPE
    A 4-hour Ethics course that can be applied to license renewal. Pick from self-study or webcast formats.

  • FreePE 12 CPE
    A series of 1-hour sponsored webcasts and on-demand sessions on timely topics throughout the year. Each webcast qualifies for one hour of CPE.

  • Town Hall Series 4 CPE (Dates Coming Soon)
    News and updates on the issues facing the accounting profession. These webcasts are led by CalCPA’s CEO and happen four times per year. All members are encouraged to join.
    • May 4
    • Aug 3
    • Nov 2
    • Feb 1, 2024

  • Membership Benefit Series 4 CPE (Dates Coming Soon)
    Four webcasts led by subject matter experts on hot topics of interest.
    • Mental Health (June 23)
    • Market Outlook (Sept 23)
    • Labor Law (Dec 23)
    • Legal Update (March 23, 2024)

  • Capitol Beat Series 4 CPE
    Four 1-hour webcasts about legislative issues affecting the profession from CalCPA’s Government Relations team and volunteers
    • Jul 6
    • Oct 5
    • Jan 4, 2024
    • Apr 4, 2024

  • CEO Chats 4 CPE Exclusive to Elite Members
    A deep dive into the biggest issues affecting the profession with CalCPA’s CEO and guest speakers from public accounting, industry and government.
    • June 1
    • Sept 7
    • Dec 7
    • March 7, 2024