New York State Funeral Directors Association

Issued July 23, 2017

NYSFDA Business Services is pleased to announce the creation of an Online Academy. The Academy is aimed at helping funeral homes with the added benefit of providing continuing education.

Partnering with NuSvara, LLC, of Edmeston, NY, funeral directors can now take classes online, 24/7! 

NOW AVAILABLE: Your Digital Footprint

This training allows you to launch a vital growth strategy for your business. Marketing and advertising has taken on entirely new, constantly changing approaches, and adapting isn't just an option any longer - it's a crucial skill. Learn a simple 4-step plan for dynamic growth while being guided in creating an integrated inbound marketing strategy, using the right platform for your business, and leveraging local talent and skills to best advantage. This course provides one (1) non-live CEU.

NOW AVAILABLE: LinkedIn Training
(Parts 1 & 2)

These sessions are a must-have to help you put the skills, experience and quality of your business in the public eye. Learn all the elements of LinkedIn and how to use each one to position yourself online. Learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile to create a tangible professional advantage. Your image online, the knowledge you share with your audience and the connections you make will establish you as a subject matter expert and will be a "power boost" to your success.

NOTE: This course is taught in two parts that build upon each other (Part 1 is required before Part 2). Each part provides one (1) non-live CEU. 

Cost Per Course

  • NYSFDA Members: $149 per person
  • Non-Members: $199 per person

Upon purchasing a class, funeral directors will have access to the class and manual for up to two years. Once purchased, an email will be sent with instructions on how to view. Upon completion, NYSFDA will receive an email and your CEUs will be applied.

*The ability to earn CEUs through NYSFDA’s Business Services is an enhancement not necessarily available with all classes. NYSFDA will continue to offer the same number of CEUs at no charge as part of your membership.

To purchase a class, visit: As always, please CONTACT US with any questions or simply to provide your feedback.