The regulations require AL managers to have 12 hours of Continuing Education Units every year. Below is the regulation. You must have a least two of the listed categories (see below). There are no requirements on where you get these CEUs. TALA offers a yearly conference that provides all the needed CEUs in the month of April. Additionally, HHSC requires you to take a yearly course from them on aging in place and retaliation.

553.253 Employee Qualifications and Training

(a) Manager qualifications. Each facility must designate, in writing, a manager to have authority over the operation.

(3) Continuing education. All managers must show evidence of 12 hours of annual continuing education. This requirement will be met during the first year of employment by the 24-hour assisted living management course. The annual continuing education requirement must include at least two of the following areas:

(A) resident and provider rights and responsibilities, abuse and neglect, and confidentiality;

(B) basic principles of management;

(C) skills for working with residents, families, and other professional service providers;

(D) resident characteristics and needs;

(E) community resources;

(F) accounting and budgeting;

(G) basic emergency first aid; or

(H) federal laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; the Civil Rights Act of 1991; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; and the Fair Housing Act, as amended.

553.259 Admission Policies and Procedures (e) (6) After the first year of employment and no later than the anniversary date of the facility manager's hire date, the manager must show evidence of annual completion of HHSC training on aging in place and retaliation.