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Certification June 2016 Update

Seeking Inaugural Wisconsin Certification Scholarship Winner!
New in 2016, the Wisconsin SHRM State Council has sponsored a certification scholarship to be awarded by the SHRM Foundation. This scholarship, with a $750 award, is open to SHRM national members who live or work in Wisconsin, and who are preparing to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification exam. In addition to this Wisconsin only certification scholarship, members are also eligible for one of the other more than 225 scholarships available this year. Because of the generosity of donors and sponsors, the SHRM Foundationís annual scholarship program supports hundreds of HR professionals and students who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees, SHRM certification, and professional development.
Ready to become SHRM certified?  Deadline for scholarship applications is July 15 and awards will be given in mid-October. Learn more at: shrmfoundation.org/scholarships.   Select SHRM Foundation Scholarship for HR Professional, then select Certification Scholarships.
One application will enable you to apply for any and all certification scholarships for which you may be eligible including the brand new Wisconsin Certification Scholarship!
Apply Today at: Apply for a Certification Scholarship
Earn Recertification PDCs for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP
If you are already SHRM Certified, SHRM offers a variety of FREE opportunities to earn PDCs for recertification to help you maintain your credential.  To maintain your certification, you must earn 60 professional development credits (PDCs) within your three-year recertification period.  You are already 9 credits closer just by being a SHRM member!
PDC Category* Example PDC Maximum*
Advance your Organization Supervisor-endorsed work projects 20
Advance your Organization SHRM members can view free webcasts on critical HR Issues 30
Advance Your Profession Volunteer leadership in any SHRM chapter No maximum
Advance Your Profession Speaking at SHRM conferences No Maximum
Advance Your Profession Presenting at SHRM seminars or for SHRM webcasts No Maximum
Advance Your Profession Researching, writing and publishing No Maximum
For more information on recertification, go to:

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Susan Richardson, PHR

Susan Richardson, PHR
WI State Council Certification Director
HR Results by Richardson LLC
P.O. Box 085206
Racine, WI 53408
Ph:  262.930.6246
Em: wishrmcertification@gmail.com
Term Began: 1/1/14
Susan Richardson, SHRM-CP is the owner of HR Results by Richardson LLC, a human resource consulting business established in 2006.  Susan has been a certified human resource professional since 1997 and earned her SHRM-CP certification in November 2014.  She is a national SHRM member and a member of the SHRM Racine and Kenosha Area (SRKA) chapter.  She is currently the Diversity CLA Director with SRKA.  Prior to this role she served 3 years as Workforce Readiness CLA Director, 2 years as Treasurer, and 2 years as Membership CLA Director.  Prior to the creation of the SRKA chapter, she was a member of the HRMA chapter.  Susan earned a Bachelorís degree in Psychology and has over 30 years of experience in the Human Resources field.

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