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 http://www.k12.wa.us/certification
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.