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In response to the public health crisis associated with the Coronavirus, the NC Board of Funeral Service has closed the office suite at 1033 Wade Avenue in Raleigh, NC to visitors until further notice. Board staff are also subject to telework arrangements and not on-site unless necessary. Even though we are taking all necessary precautions to assure our safety and well-being during this time of crisis, we are continuing our services to licensees and the public through emails and telephone calls. We appreciate your patience and regret any inconvenience to you. Please check the Coronavirus Advisory page on this website for information on the impact of the virus on the funeral service profession. Licensees should check email accounts for daily advisories from the Board regarding critical information pertaining to funeral service. Thank you.

Classroom Continuing Education Courses


 

Classroom Courses Sponsored Outside of NCBFS

Contact the course Sponsor for more information, or call Glenda Ryan at (919) 733-9380.
 

Contact:  Christie Carpenter   (770) 445-3180   staff@ageg.org


"2020 Annual Clinic"
   (10 Hours)

 
  • 04-14-20 - 04-15-20   *** CANCELLED *** / RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 24-26, 2020   
  • Contact:  Steve Wilson   (919) 210-3406   steve@addvantagecasket.com


    "The ADDvantage ADDventure — Simpson Funeral Museum Presentation and Tour"
     
  • 03-18-20   *** CANCELLED *** / NO RESCHEDULE DATE KNOWN AT THIS TIME   
  • Contact:  Jennifer Werthman   jennifer@cremationassociation.org   (312) 245-1077


    "CANA’s Crematory Operations Certification Program"
       ($495 Member/$595 Nonmember / 8 Hours (6 in-person, 2 online))

     
  • 04-29-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA 90601
  • 05-15-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  Worsham College, 495 Northgate Pkwy., Wheeling, IL 60090
  • 08-05-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
  • 09-16-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  National Funeral Home, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042
  • 10-08-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  Holiday Inn Express, 16 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
  • 11-10-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston, TX 77090
  • Contact:  Latoya Holmes   (910) 433-3715


    "Death Registration"
       (No Fee / 2.5 Hours)

     
  • 03-24-20  *** CANCELLED *** / THIS CLASS WILL NOT BE HELD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE   
  • Contact:  David Clark (502) 209-1021 / dclark@ihlic.com


    "Professionalism & Knowledge in Handling Death Claims and Grief"
       ($40 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 03-17-20   *** CANCELLED *** / RESCHEDULED FOR 4-28-20
  • 04-21-20  (9:00 am - 4:15 pm, lunch noon – 1:00 pm)  Holiday Inn, 435 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville, NC 28806

  •          MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THE 4-21-2020 CLASS — CALL BRUCE RICE AT 828-779-2810

  • 04-28-20  (9:00 am - 4:15 pm, lunch noon – 1:00 pm)  Triangle South Enterprise Center, 600 S. Magnolia Avenue, Dunn, NC 28334

  •           NOTE:  4-28-20 at Dunn, NC is reschedule of 3-17-20 cancellation

    Contact:  Glenda Stransbury   405-810-901


    "Certified Funeral Celebrants"
       (Contact Sponsor ($900-$1200) / Potential for 17 Hours)

     
  • 04-24-20 to 04-28-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Bogota Columbia / ALPAR
  • 05-15-20 to 05-17-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  St. Charles, MO / Missouri FDA
  • 06-22-20 to 06-24-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Brookfield, WI / NFDA
  • 07-17-20 to 07-22-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Atlanta, GA / ICCFA University
  • 08-11-20 to 08-13-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Minneapolis, MN / MFDA
  • 09-21-20 to 09-23-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Moncton NB / NB Funeral Service Association
  • 09-28-20 to 09-30-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Oklahoma City, OK / InSight Institute
  • 10-16-20 to 10-18-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  New Orleans, LA / NFDA
  • 10-27-20 to 10-29-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Albany, NY / NYSFDA
  • Contact:  Jessica Riddlesperger   (512) 334-5504 / 800-637-8080    jriddlesperger@ogr.org


    "2020 Annual Conference & Solution Center"
       (Members:  $799   /   Non-Member:  $899   /   9 Hours)

     
  • 04-19-20 to 04-21-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Omni Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804
  • Contact:  Mary Andres Russell   (812) 926-5684   mrussell@auroracasket.com


    "These Challenging Times"
       (No Charge / 5 Hours)

     
  • 04-22-20  (9:00 am - 2:30 pm, Lunch will be provided)  McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia, 700 S. New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC 28054

  • Please RSVP by emailing  professionaldevelopment@matw.com  by April 15 with Subject Line: Challenging Gastonia
    "Thriving in Today’s Changing Marketplace"
       (No Charge / 2 Hours)

     
  • 04-21-20  (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)  Asheville Wilbert Vault Services, 2238 Smokey Park Highway, Candler, NC 28715
  • Contact:  Jackie Ellis 262-789-1880 / (800) 228-6330   jellis@nfda.org


    "2020 NFDA Embalming and Restorative Arts Seminar"
       ( Member:   $250 ($200 before 4/18/20)   /   Nonmember:   $400 ($350 before 4/18/20)   /   9.25 Hours)

     
  • 05-14-20 to 05-15-20 (2 day event)  Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, 5808 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15206

  • "Future’s Forum"
       ($749 / 10 Hours)

     
  • 05-07-20 to 05-08-20 (2 day event)  NFDA Headquarters, 13625 Bishops Drive, Brookfield, WI 53005

  • "NFDA Arranger Training Program - 2020"
       (10 Hours)

     
  • January - December 2020 (Various dates throughout the year)  Various Locations

  • "NFDA Cremation Certification Program – 2020"
       (7 Hours)

     
  • January - December 2020 (Various dates throughout the year)  Various Locations
  • Contact:  Dennis E. Parnell   (252) 203-3192   dennis.parnell@ncsafetyconference.com


    "OSHA Compliance Guidance for Funeral Service"
       ($50/person / 5 Hours)

     
  • 04-14-20  *** CANCELLED *** / RESCHEDULED FOR 6-24-20   
  • 06-24-20  (1:00 pm – 6:00 pm)  Richard Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., 122 West Barbee Street, Zebulon, NC 27597

  •           Note:  06-24-20 is reschedule of 4-14-20 cancellation

    Contact:  Twila Dickerson   (804) 784-7347


    "FTC Trivia A Back to Basics, Words Matter-The Language We Use and Effective Communication w/ Families we serve, and Americans w/Disabilty Act Compliance"
       ($150 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 04-20-20  (2:00 pm – 5:00 pm)  Paul Funeral Home, 900 John Small Avenue, Washington, NC 27889
  • 04-22-20  (10:30 am – 1:30 pm)  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  • 04-23-20  (2:00 pm – 5:00 pm)  Twiford Funeral Home, Colony Chapel, 500 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC 27954
  • 05-13-20  (12:00 pm – 3:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  • 05-14-20  (12:00 pm – 3:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

  • "OSHA Training - Workplace Safety It's No Laughing Matter"
       ($150 / 2 Hours)

     
  • 04-20-20  (8:30 am – 10:30 am)  Paul Funeral Home, 900 John Small Avenue, Washington, NC 27889
  • 04-22-20  (8:00 am – 10:00 am)  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
  • 04-23-20  (12:00 pm – 2:00 pm)  Twiford Funeral Home, Colony Chapel, 500 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC 27954
  • 04-28-20  (8:30 am – 10:30 am)  Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 US 264 West, Wilson, NC 27894
  • 04-28-20  (1:30 pm – 3:30 pm)  Evergreen Memorial Service, 3888 Hwy. 70 West, Princeton, NC 27569
  • 04-30-20  (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)  Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 1300 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534
  • 05-13-20  (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  • 05-14-20  (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  • Contact:  Stephanie Favia   847-236-9401   stefanief@selectedfuneralhomes.org


    "2020 Spring Management Summit"
       (Members: $495 first person, $395 additional   /   Non-Members: $150 per CE Hour   /   7.5 Hours)

     
  • 04-30-20 to 05-01-20 (2 day event)  Le Meridien Tampa, 601 North Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602

  • Includes the following session on Thursday, April 30, 2020:
    1. The Helper’s Journey: Empathy, Compassion and the Challenge of Caring  (8:30 am – 10:00 am / 1.5 CEU)
    2. Ask the Experts  (10:30 am – Noon / 1.5 CEU)
    3. Families Gone Wild  (1:30 pm – 4:00 pm / 2.5 CEU)

    Includes the following session on Friday, May 1, 2020:
    1. Knowing the Numbers that Matter  (8:45 am – 10:45 am / 2 CEU)

    Contact:  Michael Wilson   (828) 434-5985   mawilson94@charter.net


    "NC Preneed:  Regulations, Ethics, & Consumer Options"
       ($65 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 03-30-20  Lumberton, NC  *** CANCELLED *** / RESCHEDULE DATE 9-21-20   
  • 04-06-20  Franklin, NC  *** CANCELLED *** / RESCHEDULE DATE 9-9-20   
  • 04-07-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Burke Mortuary, 2516 N. Main Ave., Newton, NC 28658
  • 04-08-20   Burlington, NC  *** CANCELLED *** / NO RESCHEDULE DATE   
  • 04-24-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Penland Family Funeral Service, 125 South Avenue, Swannanoa, NC 28778
  • 07-22-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215
  • 09-09-20  ( 9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Sunset Restaurant, 498 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734

  •           NOTE:  09-09-20 at Franklin, NC is reschedule of 4-6-20 cancellation

  • 09-21-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 4928 Khan Drive, Lumberton, NC 28358

  •           NOTE:   09-21-20 at Lumberton, NC is reschedule of 3-30-20 cancellation

  • 09-25-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Penland Family Funeral Service, 125 South Avenue, Swannanoa, NC 28778
  • 10-07-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215
  • 12-02-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215
  • 12-10-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, I-40 and Lenoir Rhyne Blvd., Hickory, NC 28601
  • 12-14-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 2300 East Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054
  • Contact:  (828) 248-1234   Kent Dorsey


    "Coronavirus and Funeral Service: Are You Worried?"
       (No Charge / 2 Hours)

     
  • 04-08-20  (03:00 pm - 05:00 pm)  Washburn & Dorsey, 359 East Church Street, Bostic, NC 28018
  • 04-08-20  (07:00 pm – 09:00 pm)  Washburn & Dorsey, 359 East Church Street, Bostic, NC 28018

  • Instructors:
    David Hall —  Regulatory Compliance Specialist with Regulatory Support Services, Inc.
    Justin Moore  — Level 1 Paramedic Instructor in North Carolina
    Questions should be directed to sponsor per contact information listed above for appropriate course section. If unable to reach sponsor, call Glenda Ryan at (919) 733-9380.