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Certified Educational Consultant (CEC)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization Foundation for Financial Education
Qualification and Training Requirements

Candidates must meet the following:

  • Minimum 10 years consulting/teaching experience or relevant graduate/doctoral degree
  • Their business office reviewed for best practices implementation
  • Strong history and willingness for community outreach demonstrated
  • Exemplified highest standards of ethics and excellence of achievement in relevant industries
  • Been nominated and approved by the Board of Directors
Designation Training Requirements

Candidates must complete a multi-day, in-person training

Designation Exam Type

Final Certification Exam (online, proctored)

Continuing Education Requirements

10 hours of approved CEC monthly training webinars and 24 hours of continuing education in related fields each year

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource


Investor Complaint Process

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Published List of Disciplined Designees