Continuing Education

Continuing Education Credits & CEs

Certificates of Attendance will be available for download via our conference app.

Each of sessions have been pre-approved for:

  • 1 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credit
  • 1 NACA CE
  • 1 CE towards ACO CE requirements per Ch. 829 of the Texas Health and Safety Code by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)


Full participation in The Annual Conference is applicable for up to 9 points in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

The three keynotes and the following sessions (in chronological order) have been approved for points by CFRE:

  • Reducing Burnout and Increasing Productivity Through Purposeful Play
  • Reframe Your Game: Approaches to Turnover
  • Unlock Unrestricted Gifts Through Transformative Storytelling
  • Advanced Strategies for Supporting Mental Health
  • Establishing a Statewide Capital Fund for Shelters
  • Increase Fundraising Through Inclusive & Accessible Digital Experiences
  • Project Management to the Rescue
  • Ethical Questions: Vital for A Robust Culture
  • How to Thrive: Invest in Your Staff Every Day
  • Rapid Response Procedures for Optimal Fundraising Campaigns
  • Crisis Communications for Animal Welfare Organizations
  • How to Raise More Money Than You Ever Dreamed Possible
  • Succession and Transition Plans at the Executive Level
  • High-Impact Fundraising Strategies by Donor Segments
  • Mastering Emotional Mapping for Enhanced Communication