CSEP Emeritus

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CSEPs reaching retirement age may apply to receive Emeritus Status. All requirements for Emeritus Status are:

  • The candidate must be 60 years of age or older
  • The candidate must have held an active CSEP designation in “good-standing” for a period no less than 10 years
  • $300 application fee


To apply for CSEP Emeritus status:

 A CSEP requesting Emeritus Status must submit a brief essay (300-500 words) on the following:

  • Describe how the CSEP designation helped you in your career
  • Why you believe it is important to retain the CSEP designation

Essays must be submitted to ILEA Headquarters by November 30, of the individual’s recertification year to the attention of the ILEA Certification Committee.

Upon approval of Emeritus Status, a CSEP will receive a new CSEP Certificate with no assigned expiration date.

CSEP Emeritus Status Application