Welcome to NSPE's PE Institute!


The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) is committed to creating a world where the public can be confident that engineering decisions affecting their lives are made by qualified and ethically accountable professionals. As a recognized and authoritative expert in engineering licensure, ethics, and professional practice, NSPE provides the knowledge and tools necessary to become licensed and to remain current with changes in technology, law, regulation, and engineering topics affecting society. The PE Institute serves as NSPE's premier center for continuing education for professional engineers to keep their skills relevant and learn new information to support their success in the industry.

2024 Spring Webinar Series - All Recordings are FREE to NSPE Members


Would colleagues consider you workable? How easy is it for you to mold, flow, and bend in today’s work environment? Is your knowledge up-to-date and relevant? NSPE's webinar series, WORKability Wednesdays, is FREE to NSPE members and covers topics impacting the industry and helps to enhance your competencies in the profession. 

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Wed, Apr 3 at 2:00 pm EDT
NSPE's Board of Ethical Review Presents: The Duty to Act

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Experience Level: Any level of experience

Members of the Board Ethical Review will present, analyze, and discuss four cases from among the most recently published additions to the BER library.  The primary focus is on the duty to act.  Cases include the duty to report misconduct, two different situations and perspectives on the appropriate courses of actions when applicable authorities refuse to act, and a cutting edge case involving the tension between duty to one's employer and the duty to dissent.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Participants will be able to recognize misconduct and the duty to report.

2. Participants will be able to recognize when they have a duty to escalate.

3. Participants will be able to evaluate alternative approaches when seeking to balance the tension between duty to the employer/client and the duty to dissent.

1 PDH (NY Approved)


NSPE Members: FREE

Non-members: $75.00 (Join NSPE today and save on this purchase.)

To register, add this webinar to your shopping cart and check-out in the NSPE e-store


Rebecca A. Bowman, Esq., P.E., D.F.E., Senior Director for Ethics and Professional Practice

Jeffrey H. Greenfield, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, F. NSPE, Project Manager

Travis L. Rhoades, PE, Senior Bridge Engineer

Sharon Zimmerman, P.E.,

Wed, Apr 17 at 2:00pm EDT
Second Best Protection Against Risk

This webinar is 90 minutes. More details coming soon. 

Coming May 2024: Celebrate National Building Safety Month

NSPE is collaborating with our partners at the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) and National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers (NABIE) to bring you webinars supporting National Building Safety Month. Also planned for this month is a presentation from NSPE’s certification division, National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET).

May 1 – NAFE Presents: Enhancing Building Safety: Mitigating Risks of Slip, Trips, and Falls
May 15 – NICET Presents - TBA
May 29 – NABIE Presents - TBA

*Times are all 2:00 pm ET

Coming June 2024: DEI Corner

Save the Date!

June 12 – NSPE’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Advisory Committee Presents: TBA

*Time is 2:00 pm ET

2024 Fifteen Free Webinars (NSPE Members Only)


NSPE is firing up your learning engine with 15 FREE webinars, just for being a member! Dive into hot topics, earn PDHs, and stay ahead of the curve – all without breaking the bank. Members may earn credits by viewing the webinars and passing a quiz with a score of 70% or higher. Upon passing, members will receive an attendance certificate with the appropriate credits (PDHs) earned for that session. 

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Save the Date - ELEVATE the Profession at NSPECon24


The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) seeks speakers willing to elevate the profession by providing interesting, relevant, and timely education to colleagues attending the 2024 Professional Engineers Conference (NSPECon24) August 7-9 in Raleigh, North Carolina. NSPECon attracts Professional Engineers (PEs), Engineers-in-Training (EITs), and industry leaders from across the United States and internationally for three days of professional development and networking.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at NSPE is not just a buzz phrase, nor did it appear overnight. NSPE DEI initiatives were set in motion more than four years ago by leaders of the Society and continues to be a strategic focus as affirmed by the NSPE Strategic Plan. 

Take a look at a selection of NSPE webinars dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion. These webinars are FREE to NSPE members.

Best Practices to Increase Diversity in Your Organization 

Strauder Patton IV, PE, PMP & Kerrie Greenfelder, PE, BCEE, DBIA

Engineering: Addressing Unintended Consequences as a Professional 

Richard B. Easley, CAPP, President, E-Squared 

Navigating Unconscious Bias: Strategies for Success 

Jenna P. Carpenter, Ph.D.

FE, PE, and SE Exam Review and Preparation

Attaining licensure is an important step in every professional engineer's career. That's why NSPE assists licensure candidates in every way possible by evaluating a wide range of exam review and preparation courses in all media and putting them at your disposal, conveniently and economically. Get started with NSPE-endorsed products provided by PPI, A Kaplan Company

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Join the Discussion

NSPE hosts several online communities where members can connect, exchange knowledge, and ask questions of their peers. These discussion groups provide tools needed to communicate with leaders and partners in your field through the Open Forum, Women in Engineering, and Engineering and Climate Change communities.