American Specialty Toy Retailing Association

astra academy

Certified Play Expert

The Certified Play Expert program can be taken in one of two ways. The first option is to take the entire certification online. Registrants may access the information on-demand--24 hours a day 7 days a week. The other option is to take the certification program in-person during a two-day face-to-face workshop offered on various dates and locations throughout the year. The workshop can also be scheduled on an individual basis for groups. 

image

CPE Online

  • Certified Play Expert

    Online certification program

    This online certification program consists of 10 online courses. After each course candidates may take the test. 80% correct is required to pass. When a candidate completes all the tests for the program they will be awarded the Certified Play Expert.

    Member Price: $259
    Non-Member Price: $599

    This online certification program consists of 10 online courses. After each course candidates may take the test. 80% correct is required to pass. When a candidate completes all the tests for the program they will be awarded the Certified Play Expert.

    Member Price: $259
    Non-Member Price: $599

CPE Workshop (In-Person)

  • Certified Play Expert (In-Person)

    2 Day Interactive Workshop


    ASTRA is pleased to be hosting our upcoming Certified Play Expert (CPE) Workshop in Omaha, NE this September!

    ASTRA invites toy industry professionals, therapists, librarians, educators and anyone in the business of play to take part in this event. Become a Certified Play Expert at our in-person, interactive 2-day workshop.

    Dates/Times:

    • Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 8am-5pm (tentative times)
    • Sunday, September 16, 2018 @ 8am-5pm (tentative times)

    Price:

    $399/person

    Inclusions:

    • Breakfast and lunch on both days
    • Certificate of graduation
    • Certified Play Expert pin

    Location:

    Hotel Deco | Park Room
    1504 Harney Street
    Omaha, NE 68102