Sign Language Interpreters need to earn CEUs (continuing education units) to maintain their certification. The intent of CEUs is directly in the name: continuing our education. By continuing to learn, we continue to grow. While there are life circumstances that may cause an interpreter to not be able to complete their CEUs on a regular basis, earning all of your CEUs right before the end of your CEU cycle is counterintuitive to the intent of the Certification Maintenance Program (CMP).
According to RID's website (www.rid.org) here are a variety of ways sign language interpreters can earn RID approved CEUs online, including: