09.21.05.05

.05 Submissions for Approval.

A. Entities or individuals, including, but not limited to, professional firms conducting in-house presentations, may submit a specific professional development activity for review and approval by the Board.

B. During the application process, the Board will evaluate the suitability of the activity and its presenter.

C. The presenter shall submit adequate information to enable the Board to evaluate the professional development activity. At a minimum, the Board requires the following information to be submitted with each application for approval:

(1) The types and descriptions of proposed or existing programs intended to be offered;

(2) The number of LUs to be awarded for each activity;

(3) The identity and qualifications of the instructors;

(4) The explanation and sample of outcome measures; and

(5) The sample course outlines detailing the content of activity to be offered.

D. The Board may approve an activity only if it meets all of the following criteria:

(1) The activity's main content areas are in the health, safety, and welfare subjects; and

(2) The activity enables a licensee to further the licensee's competency and professionalism as a licensed architect.

E. The Board may suspend or revoke its approval of an activity if, in the judgment of the Board, the intent of Business Occupations and Professions Article, §3-309.1, Annotated Code of Maryland, is no longer served or a presenter materially changed the content of the activity without the prior written approval of the Board.