NASET Continuing Education/Professional Development Courses

Purpose of NASET's Continuing Education/Professional Development Courses

In general, the primary purpose of schools and school districts requiring Continuing Education/Professional Development (CE/PD) is to ensure that their educators are provided with high quality, rigorous professional development experiences linked to advancing student learning. The awarding of NASET Study Hours is a component towards any final CE/PD requirement and is the final step in the development and implementation of professional development plans. The appropriate awarding of NASET Study Hours signifies that the professional development activities have met the highest standards and are contributing to the enhanced quality and ability of educators in a school and or district.

The purpose and goal of requiring NASET CE/PD for special or general educators are to continue to offer strong teaching skills and a base of knowledge for teachers of students with special needs at all age levels. These courses are a way for special and general educators, at any level, to gain further experience in the issues that the students and their parents face. Further, these courses will help special and general educators find ways to assist in achieving and maintaining an appropriate educational experience that will provide educational benefit for their students.

NASET Study Hours

One (1) NASET Study Hour is defined as, "one hour of course study". All NASET CE/PD courses requires a specific number of hours for completion. The number of NASET Study Hours is listed next to each course title. For example, a course may indicate that 10 NASET Study Hours will be earned upon the completion of a course. If your school or district defines a CEU credit as 10 hours of study, then this course should be the equivalent of one CEU. Further, if a NASET CE/PD grants five NASET Study Hours upon completion and your school or school district defines one CEU as 10 hours, then you will need to take another course that grants five NASET Study Hours (CEH) courses (10 CEH) to attain one CEU credit.

CEU credits can be defined by several different names or labels. Some may include Continuing Education Hour (CEH), Professional Development Hours (PDH), State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH), Independent Study Hours (ISH), Self-Study Course Hours (SSCH), etc.

Awarding NASET Study Hours approved by NASET and applied to a school or school district's CEU requirement provides a quality indicator for continuing education and training programs because it signifies that the staff has been reviewed and approved for complying with a recognized standard.

Does you School or District Accept NASET Study Hours?

We have prepared the Continuing Education Course/Professional Development Documentation guide to provide the information which you, as the course participant, should present to your school or school district for the purpose of ensuring that the NASET Study Hours will be accepted towards continuing education and/or professional development requirements. We strongly suggest you download this guide and present it along with the desired course outline to the individual responsible for certifying continuing education and/or professional development approval.

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**Be sure to also download the course documentation for your selected course(s).


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Course Price List

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours Course Cost
EDS-501 Setting Up a Classroom: What to do within the First Month of School 8 Study Hours $29.95
EDS-502 Building Confidence in the Classroom 8 Study Hours $29.95
EDS-503 Behavior Management Tools 8 Study Hours $29.95
EDS-504 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act 8 Study Hours $29.95
EDS-505 Foundations of Learning Disabilities 12 Study Hours $39.95
EDS-507 Related Services for Children with Disabilities 15 Study Hours $44.95
EDS-510 The Requirements of IEP Development and Implementation under the Reauthorization of IDEIA 15 Study Hours $44.95

Available Courses

EDS-501 - Setting Up a Classroom: What to do within the First Month of School (8 Study Hours)

EDS-502 - Building Confidence in the Classroom| (8 Study Hours)

EDS-503 - Behavior Management Tools (8 Study Hours)

EDS-504 - Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (8 Study Hours)

EDS-505 - Foundations of Learning Disabilities| (12 Study Hours)

EDS-507 - Related Services for Children with Disabilities (15 Study Hours)

EDS-510 - The Requirements of IEP Development and Implementation under the Reauthorization of IDEIA(15 Study Hours)

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