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As a certified public accountant (CPA) tax practitioner or attorney, you can broaden specific areas of study and explore new developments in your profession through these classes.  Keeping up-to-date on the latest trends and skills needed to succeed in your industry is crucial. Our professional development programs make it easy for you and your organization to remain current on new developments. We offer instruction at various locations throughout the Pittsburgh area.

CPA Fall Series

Penn State Greater Allegheny is offering a 40-hour, 13-week session to satisfy your continuing education needs. With a vast array of outstanding speakers, this series is designed to help you and your organization benefit from 40 hours (3 hours per evening) of continuing education in 13 weeks.  Twelve classes will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  A thirteenth class will run from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. to satisfy the ethics requirement.

Class schedule for the fall 2014 series:

Week of September 8, 2014  Here Come Da Judge!
Judge Blaise Larotonda

Week of September 15, 2014  Tangible Property Update

John J. Bosley, CPA

Week of September 22, 2014  Communications Boot Camp
Erica E. Clarke ABD

Week of September 29, 2014  Senior Living: What You Need to Know
Frank King

Week of October 6, 2014  Estates and Trusts Accounting Update
Eric V. Scully, Esq., CPA    

Week of October 13, 2014  Introduction to Tort Litigation
Miles Kirshner, Esq.    

Week of October 20, 2014  Politics 2014 and Beyond
Bill Green

Week of October 27, 2014  Affordable Care Act Update
Scott Lammie, CPA

Week of November 3, 2014  Compilations and Reviews
Sheldon Clark, CPA, CIA

Week of November 10, 2014  Individual Tax Update 
Paul K. Rudoy, CPA

Week of November 17, 2014  Ethics Update 
Matt Robinowitz, Esq.
**This class begins at 6:30 PM and ends at 10:30 PM**        

Week of December 1, 2014  Understanding Gender and Cognition
Dr. Margaret Signorella, PhD.

Week of December 8, 2014  “Ready! Set! Sell!”
Michael Weiss, Esq.

***Take advantage of three convenient locations***

Locations and times:

Monday evening 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.* 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Pittsburgh – Green Tree 
500 Mansfield Avenue 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15205 

Wednesday evening 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.* 
Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South 
164 Fort Couch Road, Keystone Room 
Upper St. Clair, PA 15241 

Thursday evening 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.*  
DoubleTree Monroeville   
101 Mall Boulevard 
Monroeville, PA 15146 

*The ethics class will run from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and will satisfy four hours of ethics training.

Accurate attendance records are kept to verify and report continuing education hours. CPA continuing education credits are awarded based on one credit for every 50 minutes of classroom attendance. Upon completion of the courses, each participant receives a record of continuing education credits he/she has earned.

If you are interested in CLEs Penn State Greater Allegheny is an accredited provider of Continuing Legal Education for the state of Pennsylvania. In order to receive credit for CLEs you must speak with Kelly 412-675-9040 or Michelle 412-675-9049 and sign both the sign in and sign out sheets for CPA (white) and for CLEs(pink). You must also alert your site coordinator. Credit will not be given unless all proper procedure is followed.

Click here to Register on line.  Cost is $298.

Click here to print the mail-in registration form.

For further information about CPE from the state board of accountancy, please refer to:

For more information, please contact:

The Continuing Education Office

(412) 675-9040 or (412) 675-9049 
kmk5667@psu.edu or mcp3@psu.edu

or The Office Of Academic Affairs at PSUGA-academics@psu.edu