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. 

WORKability Wednesdays - 2023 Spring Series


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.

Register Now for the Final Spring Series Webinar

FREE to NSPE Members!

Racing Towards Excellence: Enhancing Customer Experience and Improving Safety at Churchill Downs 


June 7, 2023 - 2:00 pm EDT

Neal Crawford, P.E. Qk4 Inc. and President, NSPE-KY, Louisville, KY

1 PDH 

To whet your appetite for NSPE's annual conference (NSPECon 2023) in Louisville, August 2-4, we offer an amazing webinar by Neil Crawford, P.E. an accomplished engineer and project manager at Qk4 Inc. Gain knowledge about the history of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby and its economic impacts on the state of Kentucky. Learn about recent improvement projects to enhance the customer experience and also projects to improve equine/horseman safety and expand the racing operations. Register now for the live webinar

Join your colleagues at NSPECon 2023! 
August 2-4, 202
Louisville, KY
Early-bird registration ends June 29.

Missed the 2023 Spring Series live webinars? View on-demand recordings at your leisure and earn PDH credits.  


Understanding the New Requirements for Cybersecurity Insurance 

  On-demand: Recorded March 8, 2023
  1 PDH

  Ryan Peasley, MCSE
  Wipfli LLP, Milwaukee, WI


Using Construction Manager at Risk Project Delivery to Manage the Current Challenges in Constructing Projects

  On-demand: Recorded March 22, 2023

  1 PDH (NY Approved)

  Coy M. Veach, P.E., CCM
  Freese and Nichols, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas

Doing Bad Things for Good Reasons: An Examination of Unethical Pro-Organizational Behavior Among Professional Workers 

  On-demand: Recorded April 12, 2023

  1 PDH (NY Approved)

  Kyle Payne, PhD
  Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska

Ethical Insights: Lessons in Reporting

  On-demand: Recorded April 26, 2023
  1 PDH (NY Approved)
  Rebecca A. Bowman, Esq., P.E., D.F.E. 
  NSPE, Alexandria, Virginia

  David Kish, Ph.D., P.E., M.NSPE
  Purdue College Engineering's Flex Lab, West Lafayette, Indiana


Keep Yourself in the Game: A Panel of Women PE Leaders Present their Strategies for Successful Work/Life Balance
Organized by the NSPE Women's Leadership Program Task Force

  On-demand: Recorded May 17, 2023 - 2:00 pm EDT

  1 PDH   

  Tricia Hatley, P.E., F.NSPE
  Freese & Nichols, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma    

  Victoria Ballestero, P.E., MBA, ENV SP
  ATCS, Largo, Maryland           

  Monica Fulkerson, P.E.      
  Jacobs, Indian Land, South Carolina

  Daphne King, P.E.
  Lina T. Ramey & Associates, Dallas, Texas 

The 2022 WORKability Wednesday Webinars are available on-demand and FREE to NSPE Members. 

2023 Fifteen Free Webinars (NSPE Members Only)


Each year, NSPE produces free webinars for NSPE members to conveniently view from the comfort of home or the office. The 2022 WORKability Webinars, along with three webinars selected from the NSPECon 2022 are available for members to earn 15 free credits. Viewers 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. PDHs from the NSPE free webinars are recognized by most U.S. states including Florida. (Approved for the general and ethics PDH requirements in Florida.)

Since states have varying requirements on what is accepted, NSPE has put together a chart of state continuing education requirements for professional engineers.

Click here for more details and to register for the full 15-Free package!
  1. Amplifying the Current Infrastructure for the Imminent EV Transition*
  2. Artificial Intelligence in Critical Infrastructure Systems*
  3. Defending the License
  4. Election Recap: How Can PEs Prepare for the 2023 Legislative Session 
  5. Engineering: Addressing Unintended Consequences as a Professional*
  6. Ethical Case Insights Part I: Disclosing, Standing Your Ground, and Dealing with Conflicts* 
  7. Ethical Case Insights Part II: Keeping the Public Safe, Receiving Gifts, and Questioning Design Responsibility* 
  8. Ethical Case Insights: Lessons in Disclosure 
  9. How Blockchain Protects Public Safety: A Working Solution 
  10. Mapping the Seabed Using UAVs and Semi-autonomous Vessels* 
  11. Navigating the Ethical Dilemmas that Arise in Every Day Engineering Practice* 
  12. Roots and wings - Leadership and Construction Mega Projects - A Fresh Look at the Basics 
  13. Setting and Verifying Corporate Sustainability Goals Across Environmental, Social, and Governance Topics 
  14. The Future of Wichita's Water - The Northwest Water Treatment Facility* 
  15. What Separates Good Engineers From Great Engineers

* indicates this particular webinar has been approved through NY Practicing Institute of Engineering (PIE)

NSPE Member instructions for accessing the 15 free webinars.



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.

Register Now - Early-Bird Pricing Ends June 29

2023 Annual Professional Engineers Conference

NSPECon 2023

August 2–4, 2023

Louisville, Kentucky


FE, PE, and SE Exam Review and Preparation

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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.