Clock Hours

Clock Hours

Who can use clock hours?
Washington state educator clock hours are used for salary advancement by some employers and for certificate maintenance.  Contact your employer regarding using clock hours for salary advancement.  Contact OSPI’s Certification office to determine if your certificate requires clock hours at: (360) 725-6400 or

When you attend Washington State ASCD professional development events, you can receive clock hours through Washington State ASCD.  WSASCD adheres by the clock hour provider policies (defined agency WAC 181-85-045; record keeping WAC 181-85-210; approval standards WAC 181-85-200, and the content standards in WAC 181-85-202.

Clock Hour Fee

Clock hours are $3.00 per clock hour

ASCD Online PD Courses

As of, August 30, 2019, WSASCD is unable to process clock hours for ASCD online courses due to recent clock hour policy updates.  If you are currently enrolled or recently completed an ASCD Online PD course you may apply for academic credit in lieu of clock hours.  For more information visit: Academic Credit and Academic Credit Listings Note: The additional cost and requirements are between the educator and the academic institution. ASCD is not involved in the process.

Clock Hour Request Form Link to WSASCD Evaluation -required
August 17-18, 2019 CharacterStrong Training -Tacoma WSASCD Evaluation Tacoma
August 17-18, 2019 CharacterStrong Training -Spokane WSASCD Evaluation Spokane
July 15-16, 2019 Trauma Invested Institute For Fostering Resilient Learners -Pete Hall & Kristin Souers WSASCD Evaluation
April 27, 2019 CharacterStrong Training, Washougal HS, Vancouver WSASCD Evaluation
April 23, 2019 CharacterStrong Training, Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane WSASCD Evaluation