Continuing Education Units

SHRM Recertification Requirements


  • Earn 60 professional development credits (PDCs) within a 3-year recertification period that ends on the last day of the credential holder’s birth month


  • Retake the certification exam at the end of the 3-year recertification period. If you plan on retaking the exam to renew your certification please contact [email protected] for additional assistance.

Find more information here.

Searching for Inexpensive CEUs?

The OKC Metro Employer Council is a cooperative educational effort of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Workforce Oklahoma partners and Oklahoma City area human resource professionals.  Guests are welcome and no charge is involved.

Human resource professional development programs conducted by the OKC Metro Employer Council less than one day in length qualify for “1 Point Per Program” toward IPMA-CP and IPMA-CS recertification through the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR).

For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the IPMA-HR website.   Each program has been approved for 1.25 re-certification credit hours toward (PHR, GPHR and SPHR recertification through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).

For more information about certification or re-certification, please visit the HRCI homepage.

Meetings are held at the:

Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive

Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Check out the OKC Employer Council meetings or for more information or contact Monty Evans at 405-470-3200

There are other great opportunities out there as well.  If you know of any, email our chapter administrator or president so that we can share with everyone.