Covid-19 Professional Development Courses
Teachers who have learned new skills, changed lesson plans, rearranged classroom learning, learned or used new technologies, and used other teaching methods during non-contract hours to adapt to Covid-19 standards can earn up to 18 professional development credits (our courses are graduate level, non-degree, semester credits) through Idaho State University. To earn all 18 credits, register for all 9 courses or choose any combination of the credit options listed below. You do not have to complete the courses in order. Please note that we do not offer refunds, so please ensure that your state/district will accept these credits before registering (see 'Pre-Approval Information' below).
The courses titled ABC's of a Covid Classroom (1, 2, & 3 credits)and Modifying K-12 Education (1, 2, & 3 credits) will be transcribed as Spring 2022. The courses titled Returning to the Classroom (1, 2, & 3 credits) will be transcribed as Summer 2022.
If you have already completed a set of courses, time logs and evidence must be different than those already submitted for credit. (If you emailed more hours than you needed to for previous Covid-19 courses, you may use the excess hours you sent us toward the Summer courses). All courses will be transcribed with different course numbers as seen below.
To receive your credits, you will email your documentation of hours and the supporting evidence to us. Hours can be counted from February 2020-present for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 courses. For each credit, you should document 15 hours. If you sign up for multiple courses, you can send one email with all hours included. Once registered, you will receive an email with instructions on where to send the log and supporting evidence or you can Download Course Instructions Here. Once we receive your log(s) and supporting evidence, your grade will post after 5 business days and you can order or view your transcript here at no cost.
Follow These Steps!
Important! It is your responsibility to ensure that our courses will be accepted by your state and/or district for certification renewal and salary advancement. We do not offer refunds and this policy must be acknowledged when you register.
1. Register for the courses/credits you need (Note: 15 hours of clock time is required to be recorded on a log, with supporting evidence, per semester credit).
3. Request your transcript after 5 days of sending in your logs and evidence. It can take up to 5 business days for all your grades and credits to appear on your transcript after you send your logs and evidence (some courses may get graded/credit awarded before others!).
Unfortunately, registration is now closed.
The deadline to submit your logs for BOTH Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Covid-19 courses has been extended to 8/31/22 at 11:59p MST.
The deadline to register for the Fall 2021 Covid-19 courses [Learning Six Feet Apart (1, 2, & 3 credits) and Changing the Way I Teach (1, 2, & 3 credits)] has ended as of 5/31/22 at 11:59p MST.
The deadline to register and submit your logs for the Spring 2022 Covid-19 courses [ABC's of a Covid Classroom (1, 2, & 3 credits) and Modifying K-12 Education (1, 2, & 3 credits)] has been extended to 8/31/22 at 11:59p MST.
The deadline to register and submit your logs for the Summer 2022 Covid-19 course Returning to the Classroom (1, 2, & 3 credits) is 8/31/22 at 11:59p MST.
For seeking pre-approval, please see this attached syllabus/grading rubric/course number list. Our courses are graduate level, non-degree, semester credits and will be transcribed on an official Idaho State University professional development transcript once graded. The transcript key will indicate that these are graduate courses. Check with YOUR State Department of Education and local school district to make sure they will accept credits from ISU (accredited public university). Note: The Idaho State Department of Education accepts Idaho State University transcripted credits and does not require pre-approval.
Pre-approval numbers for ABC's of a Covid Classroom are EDUC 5598P-41194 (1 credit course), EDUC 5598P-41195 (2 credit course), and EDUC 5598P-41196 (3 credit course). Pre-approval numbers for Modifying K-12 Education are EDUC 5598P-41197 (1 credit course), EDUC 5598P-41198 (2 credit course), and EDUC 5598P-41199 (3 credit course).Pre-approval numbers for Returning to the Classroom are EDUC 5598P-41295 (1 credit course), EDUC 5598P-41296 (2 credit course), and EDUC 5598P-41297 (3 credit course).
If you are still interested in earning more credits from Idaho State University, please see our online self-paced courses.