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NIRSA Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals

The Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals

Encouraging purposeful development

The Registry for Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals (RCRSP) recognizes leaders who set the highest standard in collegiate recreation through continuing education and professional involvement.

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The Registry supports evolving practices of collegiate recreational sports practitioners, provides a framework for lifelong competency based professional development, and inspires purposeful acquisition of new skills.

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Members of the Professional Registry are active learners in eight core competencies

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NIRSA Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

NIRSA Continuing Education Units (CEUs)are a leading professional development credential for collegiate recreational sports professionals. CEUs are records of education experiences can be earned and used towards Registry applications and renewals. CEUs are assigned to learning experiences where content is based on NIRSA’s Core Competency framework and that meets the time (.1 NIRSA CEU= 1 hour), instructional design and evaluation criteria.

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Professional Involvement Credits (PICs)

Professional involvement is an important way for professionals to learn and stay current. Professional Involvement Credits (PICs) are not counted towards Registry applications but are a part of the criteria for renewal in the Professional Registry.

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“The Professional Registry provides professionals in our field a standard of education and involvement to live by.”
Chris Muller, RCRSP, The University of Texas at Arlington
“It is important that not just entry-level staff but also senior-level staff continue to educate themselves on the latest trends in our profession. While some of us may feel we have arrived, our journey of learning should never end.”
David Bowles, RCRSP, The University of Florida
“The Professional Registry is a way to identify, recognize, and benchmark individuals’ contributions to the profession and their continuing commitment to learn, serve, and improve the field.”
Dr. James C. Turman, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Campus
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