The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), with its State Societies, is the recognized voice and advocate of licensed Professional Engineers. Founded in 1934, NSPE strengthens the engineering profession by promoting engineering licensure and ethics, enhancing the engineer image, advocating and protecting PEs' legal rights at the national and state levels, publishing news of the profession, providing continuing education opportunities, and much more. NSPE serves some 50,000 members and the public through 53 state and territorial societies and more than 500 chapters.
NSPE, in partnership with the State Societies, is the organization of licensed Professional Engineers and Engineers in Training. Through education, advocacy, leadership training, multi-disciplinary networking, and outreach, NSPE and its State Societies enhance the image of its members and their ability to ethically and professionally practice engineering.
Protection of the public welfare above all other considerations
Ethical and competent practice of engineering
Innovation through the creative application of math, science and engineering
The PE license as the highest standard of professionalism in engineering.
Continuous learning for professional growth
Growth in the number of licensed Professional Engineers
Teamwork, unity and fellowship of all PEs across all disciplines
Commitment to the future of the licensed Professional Engineer