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: 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 with a $5.00 minimum.
ASCD Online PD Courses & ASCD Learning Events
As of August 24, 2019, WSASCD is unable to process clock hours for all ASCD online courses and ASCD learning events due to clock hour policy updates. WSASCD is able to process clock hours for courses: STEM for All & The Next Generation Science Standards. 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.