Superintendent of Public Instruction
Teacher Clock Hours
How to Earn
Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
K-12 Teacher Clock Hours (CEUs)
We get lots of questions about Washington State Teacher Clock Hours. This page is the place to turn for clear, concise, accurate answers.
Youth Change Professional Development Workshops partners with two Washington State universities to be your top-quality, fast source of Washington State Teacher Clock Hours.
We are here to help you earn Washington Teacher Clock Hours, and are happy to answer any questions you have. Have a question that’s not answered here? Call 1.800.545.5736 or email us for fast, knowledgeable help.
What are OSPI Washington State Teacher Clock Hours?
Youth Change Professional Development Workshops offers a wide array of clock hours/CEUs for many disciplines including teachers. The State of Washington has special requirements for K-12 teachers to earn clock hours in order to maintain licensure. Youth Change Professional Development Workshops works with two Washington university partners to offer official Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Washington State Teacher Clock Hours to K-12 teachers for our live, online and on-site courses.
How can I earn Washington State Teacher Clock Hours?
There are three ways that Youth Change Workshops can help you earn your Washington State OSPI hours: live workshops, online video workshop and on-site inservice trainings. That means that Washington teachers can earn official clock hours in our live workshop, or via on-site professional development training, or from our online teacher training class, the Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Online Workshop.
What work do I have to do to earn Washington State Teacher Clock Hours?
You must attend or view the training workshop. For live courses– whether general session workshops or on-site training held at a school, agency or conference, you simply attend the class and sign up for Washington State Teacher Clock Hours upon arrival. For our online course, you must view the video of the course and take three minute pre- and post-tests, which you submit to us. You also will need to request, complete and submit to us the forms needed to register you for Washington State Teacher Clock Hours. There is no homework or testing beyond these requirements. We submit all the forms for you so you just complete the forms and transmit them to Youth Change Workshops.
How much does it cost to earn Washington State Teacher Clock Hours?
The cost of 10 Washington State Teacher Clock Hours for the live Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Workshop is $20. That fee is sent in with your registration forms to our partner university, which is a Washington State education institution that facilitates the clock hour process. In addition to paying for the Washington Educator Clock Hours, you must pay tuition to take the live course.
For online courses, the charge for 10 Washington State Teacher Clock Hours is $25. You will receive directions on how to sign up at the time that you purchase the online Breakthrough Strategies course and are given immediate access to it.
What does it cost to sign up for live or online workshops that offer Washington State Teacher Clock Hours?
Our live workshops generally cost $84 to $259 to attend. (The $84 rate is our work-study scholarship rate. Read about our scholarship work-study slots here, or call 1.800.545.5736 to sign up for this special, reduced rate that is offered on a limited basis.) For live courses, you pay the course fee first and the Washington State Teacher Clock Hours fee is collected when you arrive at the live training event.
Our online video workshop costs $189 to view. For online professional development workshop participants, you request the Washington State Teacher Clock Hours forms from us after you purchase the video Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Online Workshop. You receive the instructions on how to request the Clock Hour forms immediately after you complete your purchase of the online course. The Clock Hour fee is not due until you finish viewing the entire online workshop.
Can I earn less than 10 Washington State Teacher Clock Hours?
You will find that 10 hours is the minimum for training workshops to offer Washington State Teacher Clock Hours.
Are you an approved Washington State OSPI Teacher Clock Hours provider?
Youth Change Professional Development Workshops partners with two Washington State universities that are on the official, approved list of Washington State Teacher Clock Hours providers. Both of these schools offer you fast and easy online registration options. We’ll provide you that online sign up information once you register for one of our workshops. Depending on whether you opt to come to a live, in-person Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Students professional development course or take our recorded Breakthrough Strategies course online, you will be routed by us to the correct university that we have partnered with to provide OSPI Clock Hours for that course format. If you need to know in advance the name of the university you will work with, just email us.
How do I get official documentation that I earned Washington State Teacher Clock Hours?
You will receive official documentation from our partner university. You will work with the Continuing Ed Department. Whether you attend a live or on-site presentation, or watch the workshop online, you will receive your Washington OSPI Teacher and Educator Clock Hour certificate by mail or email after you complete the training.
I need to get Washington State Teacher Clock Hours really fast. How fast can I earn them from you?
To get extensive information and detailed answers to all your “I need Washington State Teacher Clock Hours really fast” questions, click here. Or, you can read the briefer summary right here. From the moment you purchase our online Breakthrough Strategies Workshop (click) you are just 10 hours away from earning 10 Washington State Teacher Clock Hours as the course requires 10 hours to view.
Normally, once you are done viewing the online workshop, we can process your Clock Hours registration within a day or so of receiving the completed forms from you. We normally can have them reach our university partner a day or so later.
If requested, we can usually speed the process up even a bit faster, and we do not charge for this courtesy– however, we do ask that you alert us at the time of purchase that you will quickly need your final documentation that the clock hours have been completed.
Once your forms arrive at our partner university, you can contact them to get your paperwork expedited. We work with student-centered universities and will work hard to process your documents promptly but it is best to allow them at least a week or two or more to turnaround your paperwork unless you contact them first to see how quickly they can help you. In general, from purchase to having the official completion forms in your hands takes 2-4 weeks but it can be faster if you can work out a plan with us.
I am not a teacher in Washington State. Do you have other kinds of clock hours for other states and disciplines?
Yes, we have an entire Continuing Education page (click) filled with details on how to earn “regular,” free clock hours/CEUs, plus there are all the details you need on how to earn college graduate or under-graduate credit for $55 tuition from our live, on-site or online video workshops.
I need Washington State Teacher Clock Hours but before I sign up for an online training course, I need to understand the mechanics of it. Please explain.
If you can watch a YouTube video, you can watch our online Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth Workshop because it works exactly the same. Once you purchase the online workshop, you are transferred to a receipt page.
The receipt page has a PDF link. You open that PDF up and there is all the information you need in one place. The PDF has the links that you click to watch the class, plus information on getting Washington State Teacher Clock Hours and college credit. You also receive our email address and toll-free 800 number so help is just a click or call way.
Since the video of the workshop works just like a YouTube video, you can pause, stop, rewind and forward through it. You can watch the video immediately and on multiple devices that belong to you. The workshop video plays on most mobile phones, computers, laptops and tablets.
While you can watch the online workshop on multiple personal devices, you are not permitted to share the course with others as buying the course means you are authorized for a single viewer to watch it. You also receive the electronic version of the course workbook that you can print. If you want to share the course with others, you will need to buy a license.
Taking our online Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth class is fast, easy and beneficial as you will learn 200 innovative classroom behavior management strategies.