The commitment of the Ottawa-Glandorf Schools, in partnership with our families and community, will provide superior educational opportunities for all children, to establish a foundation for a life of learning and personal success.

CEU Options

Continuing Education Unit Options
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OPTION
MAXIMUM CEUs
CEU VALUE
VERIFICATION
CRITERIA
1
Local Requirements and Inservice Programs
No Limit
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
CEU Certificate, Certificate of Attendance, etc. OR Activity Voucher
Must be approved by LPDC
2
College Courses
No Limit
1 semester hour = 3 CEUs

3 quarter hours or 2 semester hours = 6 CEUs

2 quarter hours = 4 CEUs

1 quarter hour = 2 CEUs

Official Transcript
Must be taken through an accredited college or other approved post secondary educational institution.

Must be taken for credit with a grade of "C" or better, or a "P" in a pass / fail course.

Course work must be related to IPDP goals.

3
Professional Conference / Workshops / Institutes, etc.
No Limit
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
CEU Certificate, Certificate of Attendance, etc. OR Activity Voucher
Only time spent in sessions that are related to IPDP goals and contribute to the participant's knowledge, competence, performance, or effectiveness in education.
4
Mentoring
6 CEUs per license cycle
Full - 3 CEUs per year

Partial - 1.5 CEUs per year

CEU Certificate, Certificate of Attendance, etc. OR Activity Voucher
Mentor of teacher or administration in Entry Year Program.
5
Cooperating Teacher
3 CEUs per license cycle
1.5 CEUs per semester

1.0 CEUs per quarter

Activity Voucher OR Letter from University
Supervisor of undergraduate student, graduate student, undergraduate intern, or student teacher.
6
Curriculum Development
6 CEUs per license cycle
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
CEU Certificate, Certificate of Attendance, etc. OR Activity Voucher
Service on local, county, state, or national formal committee and related to IPDP goals.
7
Professional Committees
6 CEUs per license cycle
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
CEU Certificate, Certificate of Attendance, etc. OR Activity Voucher
Service on local, county, state, or national committee and related to IPDP goals.
8
Grant Writing
6 CEUs per license cycle
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
Activity Voucher
Not dependent on award of grant. CEUs for planning and preparation only, not for management of grant.
9
Program / School Visit
1 CEU per license cycle
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
Activity Voucher
Must be related to IPDP goals, must be approved by building principal.
10
Publication of Original Work
6 CEUs per license cycle
6 CEUs for book

3 CEUs for article in a professional journal or magazine.

Activity Voucher AND Submission of Publication or Document
Must contribute to the education profession or add to the body of knowledge in the individual's specific field, and must be commercially published.
11
Peer Observation
1 CEU per license cycle
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
Activity Voucher
Not part of mentoring program, must include a statement of authorization from a supervisor along with a summary of pre- or post-conference.
12
Teaching a College Course
3 CEUs per year
1.5 CEUs per semester course

1.0 CEU per quarter course

Activity Voucher
Must be related to IPDP goals. May be used for the first time teaching the course each license / certificate cycle.
13
Professional Presentation
3 CEUs per license cycle
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU

Planning and Preparation

Activity Voucher
Applies to the first presentation of a topic for each license / certificate cycle. PRIOR APPROVAL OF LPDC PREFERRED. FINAL APPROVAL REQUIRED.
14
Educational Project
3 CEUs per license cycle
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
Activity Voucher AND Submission of Project
Must apply educational skills and knowledge toward the development of a project. Hours for planning and preparation only. PRIOR APPROVAL OF LPDC PREFERRED. FINAL APPROVAL REQUIRED.
15
Self-Directed Educational Development
3 CEUs per license cycle

1 CEU per individual activity

1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
Activity Voucher
May include professional reading, research, educational travel. Must enhance individual's work in the profession or contribute to educator's area of specialization. PRIOR APPROVAL OF LPDC PREFERRED. FINAL APPROVAL REQUIRED.
16
Related Work Experience or Externship
6 CEUs per license cycle
1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU
Activity Voucher
Must enhance individual's work in the profession or contribute to educator's area of specialization. PRIOR APPROVAL OF LPDC PREFERRED. FINAL APPROVAL REQUIRED.
17
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
12 CEUs (available once only)
12 CEUs upon receipt of certificate. If certificate is sought but not granted, credit can be requested for activities by using other CEU options and completing activity vouchers.
Valid Copy of NBPTS Certificate.
Must be in the subject area of the individual's assignment.

Updated October 21, 2010 - Administrative Offices