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Wickliffe City Schools

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Maximum Credit

Contact Hours Value

Verification

Criteria

College coursework

Unlimited

1 sem. hour = 30 Contact Hours

1 quarter hr = 20 Contact Hours

Official transcripts

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, a “P” in pass/fail course.

Coursework must be in education or in a content area directly related to the individual’s teaching assignment or working with students.

Professional conference/workshop/institute/academy or inservice

Unlimited

1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU

Certificate of Attendance

Certificate of Attendance for activity must include attendee's name, workshop objective, date and number of contact hours, and signature of official from sponsoring organization

Must include only time spent in those portions of the conference program that contribute to the participant's knowledge, competence, performance, or effectiveness in education.

Must enhance educator's work in the profession or contribute to educator's specialization

Grant writing

30 contact hours per license cycle

1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU

activity documentation log and copy of grant application

Contact hours not dependent on awarding of grant

Documented clock hours in planning and preparation.

Information about the grant you will be writing, how will it be implemented in our district's educational program. Must be signed by immediate supervisor

Self-directed educational development (professional reading, research, educational travel)

1 CEU per license cycle

1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU

activity documentation log

Must enhance individual’s work in the profession or contribute to teacher’s area of specialization.

Professional presentation

Maximum 60 contact hours per license cycle

1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU

activity documentation log

Applies to first presentation for each license cycle

Provide a copy of the agenda, handouts and evaluation instrument that will be used, if there is one.

Curriculum development

30 contact hours per license cycle

1 clock hour = 1 CEU

activity documentation log and copy of curriculum approval

Must be service on formal committee organized by local, state, national or international education agency or organization

Professional committees

3 CEUs per license cycle

1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU

activity documentation log

Must be service on formal committee organized by local, state, national, or international education agency or organization

Must contribute to the education profession or add to the body of knowledge in the individuals specific field.

Documented clock hours of committee work.

Committee of membership must be different each license cycle.

National Board of Professional Teaching Standards Certification

Maximum of 180 contact hours per license cycle

Final contact hour credit to be determined by LPDC

Valid copy of certificate or activity documentation log for candidate not completing certificate.

Must be in the subject area assigned

National Board Certificate must be completed (or) participation as candidate must be verified by the expiration date of the Ohio certificate/license

Log must accompany certification document

Mentoring

60 contact hours per license cycle

1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU

activity documentation log

Provide monthly outline listing proposed topics of conversation. Must be signed by immediate supervisor.

Cooperating Teacher for Student Teacher or Administrative Internship

Maximum 60 contact hours (PDUs) per license cycle

Full year = 30 contact hours

Half year = 15 contact hours

activity documentation log

successful completion of contract

Provide a copy of university document regarding placement with you for your student teacher or administrative intern

List university, name of person and location of assignment

Indicate if this was for a semester or quarter

Starting and stopping dates

Number of contact hours requested

Must be signed by immediate supervisor

Teaching a college course/ adult vocational or technical course

60 contact hours per license cycle

30 contact hours per semester course

activity documentation log

course syllabus

Must be used for the first time teaching the course each license cycle

Publication of original work

180 Contact Hours per license cycle

180 Contact Hours for book

60 Contact Hours for article in a professional journal or magazine

Copy of publication or documentation and activity documentation log

Must contribute to the education profession or add to the body of knowledge in the individual’s specific field.

Must be a commercially published book or article.

Teaching portfolio

10 hours/per year of licensing cycle

5 CEUs per license cycle

1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU

Completed portfolio

Must complete the following sequence:

1. Establish professional goals as they relate to any one of the Professional development standards

2. Develop an action plan that includes activities/strategies, timeline, and resources needed to accomplish the goals

3. Collect and select artifacts and evidences to support fulfillment of goals

4. Select and meet with a “critical friend” and the LPDC to reflect on progress and receive feedback.

5. Consider revisions to goals and/or action plans and make necessary changes

6. Present conclusions of this process at time of license renewal

7. If applicable, begin cycle again for next licensure period

Peer Coaching

1 CEU per licensing cycle

1 clock hour = 0.1 CEU

activity documentation log

Must include a statement of authorization from a supervisor along with summarization of pre-conference and post-conference

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