Industry Events

Dutchess-Putnam-Ulster FDA Law CEU Program

Wednesday, April 17 | 4-6pm (Registration starts at 3pm; dinner to follow)

Session topics:

  1. Avoiding Common Legal Missteps (1 Law CEU)
  2. Legal Rights & Responsibilities of the Parties Involved in a Funeral (1 Law CEU)

Presenter: Nance Schick, Esq.

Location: Milanese Restaurant, 115 Main Street, Poughkeepsie

Fee: Members: $75 | Nonmembers $100

RSVP: Rob Sweet at or Tim Doyle at 

4 Day National Board Exam Review 

Thursday-Sunday, April 18-21, 2024 | 9:30am-4:30pm

Cost: $200/per section | $400 for both Arts & Science Section

Cost includes:

  • Hand-Outs (emailed)
  • Content Lectures delivered by 2 mortuary science professors
  • Practices Quizzes and Tests (NEW Testing Simulator with over 4500 NBE questions – 3 month access)
  • Testing Strategies 
  • Follow-up Support


  • Dr. David R. Penepent’s  Review Manual sold separately (Strongly Recommended)
  • A Complete Guide to the Arts Section of the National Board Exam for Funeral Services  $149.95 plus shipping
  • A Complete Guide to the Arts Section of the National Board Exam for Funeral Services  $149.95 plus shipping
  • Private Tutoring also available for $30 per hour (optional)

Whether you’re taking the National Board Exam for the first time or if you have to retake any part of the exam over again, this review course is designed by mortuary science professors to facilitate the preparation process.

Register and Pay On-line at

NYS Funeral Law Exam Review Course

Saturday, May 4, 2024 | 1-4:30pm

This free review session is offered by David R. Penepent, PhD, wwner of AFSEP, LLC and Program Director of Funeral Services Administration at SUNY Canton. Lecture includes:

  • Review Manual and Hand-Outs (emailed)
  • Practices Tests - Included
  • Testing Strategies 

This 3-hour Zoom webinar is designed to help resident funeral directors prepare for the New York State Funeral Law Exam. This session will discuss the funeral laws governing the practice of funeral directing in NYS. We will provide residents with testing strategies and tips for taking this exam.

To register, send an email to