Institute for Educational Development

Continuing Education Units

Participants attending Institute for Educational Development seminars have the opportunity to earn state-approved continuing education credits in most states where such programs exist. Any required registration for CEUs is conducted at the seminar site. Unless otherwise noted, your Certificate of Participation will act as verification of attendance.

For more information about requirements in your state, you might check the US Department of Education website, which has a good listing of web resources for the various state agencies.

The Institute for Educational Development has obtained prior CEU approval for seminars held in each of the states listed below:

  • ALABAMA:
    AL Verification of Attendance Available
    MS CEUs Available in Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery
  • ARIZONA:
    Five (5) AZ Clock Hours Available
  • ARKANSAS:
    AR Inservice Credit Available with District Approval
  • CALIFORNIA:
    CA Professional Growth Hours Verification Available
  • COLORADO:
    5 CO Contact Hours available per day of attendance
  • CONNECTICUT:
    Five (5) Contact Hours Available with Prior District Approval
    Five (5) Contact Hours Available Prior District Approval in Providence, RI, White Plains and Newburgh, NY
    For MA, Contact Hours Verification Available
    RI Five (5) Contact Hours Available
  • DELAWARE:
    DE Clock Hours Available with Prior District Approval
    Seminars geared for preschool/kindergarten are approved for five (5) DE-OCCL Clock Hours
    DE-OCCL Clock Hours are available in Philadelphia, PA if seminar is geared for preschool/kindergarten.
  • FLORIDA:
    FL Inservice Credit Available with District Approval
  • GEORGIA:
    No Credit Available for One-day Seminars
  • IDAHO:
    ID Inservice Credit Available with District Approval
  • ILLINOIS:
    Each participant is eligible to earn five (5) Professional Development clock hours. In order to earn credit, it is necessary to attend the entire program and do the following:
    1. Verify your attendance by signing the Attendance Verification Roster at the beginning and the end of the seminar.
    2. Complete the Evaluation Form you will receive at the registration desk and return it to the on-site manager in the afternoon.
    3. Complete the Evidence of Completion Form you will receive at the registration desk and retain it in your portfolio for submission at the time of applying for the PD clock hours.
  • INDIANA:
    IN Verification of Attendance Available
    For seminars held in Fort Wayne, IN, MI SB-CEUs are also available
  • IOWA:
    Iowa - None
    IL Professional Development clock hours available in Davenport with district approval.
  • KANSAS:
    KS Inservice Credit Available with Prior District Approval
  • KENTUCKY:
    KY Professional Development Verification Available
    IED is an approved KY STARS Clock Hour Provider for preschool/kindergarten programs held in Kentucky.
  • LOUISIANA:
    LA: None at this time
    MS CEUs Available in Baton Rouge and New Orleans
  • MAINE:
    5 Contact Hours Available with Prior Approval from your Local Certification Support System
    ME CEUs Available in New Hampshire with Prior Approval from your Local Certification Support System
  • MARYLAND:
    Clock Hours Verification Available
  • MASSACHUSETTS:
    Contact Hours Verification Available
    CT Five (5) Contact Hours Available with Prior District Approval
    RI Five (5) Contact Hours Available

    For two-day conference held in MA:
    MA Contact Hours Verification Available
    CT Five (5) Contact Hours/Day Available with Prior District Approval
    RI Five (5) Contact Hours/Day Available
    ME CEUs Available
  • MICHIGAN:
    If you would like to receive 5 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH), it is necessary to attend the entire seminar.
    You must verify your attendance by completing the MI attendance roster on the registration table by signing in at the beginning of the seminar and again at the end. You will need to include your PIC (Personal Identification Code) along with your first, last name and email address  you used when creating your account on the MOECS (Michigan Online Educators Certification System). If the information printed on the roster is NOT correct, update it. It is your responsibility to do so. It is recommended that you complete the evaluation within 30 days of receiving notification. Once the evaluation is completed, your MOECS account will be credited.
    For two-day programs, participants are eligible for 5 hours per day and must follow the same criteria as the above information.
    Access your account information at www.Michigan.gov/MOECS. If you encounter difficulties creating your personal account or accessing the evaluation, please email SCECH@michigan.gov or contact the MOECS helpdesk at 517-373-3310.
    MI State Continuing Education Clock Hours also available in Appleton, WI and Toledo, OH
  • MINNESOTA:
    Five (5) MN Department of Education Clock Hours available per day of seminar attendance.
  • MISSISSIPPI:
    0.5 MS Continuing Education Units available per day of seminar attendance. Participant must submit a "Mississippi College Application for CEU" form with a check for $5 per day of attendance made out to Mississippi College to be handed in at the site.
    MS Continuing Education Units also available in Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery, AL; New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA; and Memphis, TN.
  • MISSOURI:
    MO Inservice Credit Available with Prior District Approval.
    IL Professional Development clock hours available in St. Louis with district approval.
  • MONTANA:
    Five (5) MT Renewal Units available. Participant to complete and submit the Registration & Verification form for renewal units. Forms are available at the seminar.
    Five (5) MT Renewal Units also available if attending in Spokane, WA
  • NORTH CAROLINA:
    NC Contact Hours available with Prior District Approval
  • NEBRASKA:
    NE Inservice Credit Available with Prior District Approval
  • NEVADA:
    Nevada – No credit for One-day Seminars
    AZ Clock Hours Available
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE:
    NH Clock Hours Verification Available
    For MA, Contact Hours Verification Available
    For ME, 5 Contact Hours Available with Prior Approval from your Local Certification Support System
  • NEW JERSEY:
    NJ Professional Development Hours Available with Prior District Approval
    PA CPE Hours Verification Available with Prior District Approval for seminars held in Cherry Hill
  • NEW YORK:
    Our courses are approved for 5 hours of CTLE. To receive NY CTLE Hours, it is necessary to attend the entire seminar and complete the following steps:
    1. Verify your attendance by signing in and out (and filling in all requested information) on the Attendance Verification Roster at the beginning and the end of each day of the program. Failure to provide all requested information may result in denial of CTLE credit
    2. Complete the information in the blank spaces on the Certificate of Participation provided at the completion of the seminar and retain your copy for eight years. (It is not necessary to send a copy of the certificate to the Office of Teaching Initiatives unless it is requested in the event of an audit or for use in obtaining an Initial Reissuance)
    CT Five (5) Contact Hours Available with District Approval in Newburgh and White Plains, NY.
    NJ Professional Development Hours Available with Prior District Approval in Long Island, Newburgh and White Plains, NY
    PA CPE Hours Verification Available with Prior District Approval for seminars held in Binghamton and Buffalo, NY
    IED: CTLE Provider # 3465
  • NORTH CAROLINA:
    NC Contact Hours Available with Prior District Approval
  • NORTH DAKOTA:
    North Dakota - None
  • OHIO:
    OH CEUs Available with District Approval
    MI SCECH Available in Toledo
  • OKLAHOMA:
    OK Professional Development Credit Available with District Approval
  • OREGON:
    OR Professional Growth Hours Verification Available
    WA Clock Hours Available in Portland
  • PENNSYLVANIA:
    PA CPE Hours Verification Available with Prior District Approval.
  • RHODE ISLAND:
    RI Five (5) Contact Hours Available
    CT Five (5) Contact Hours Available with District Approval
    For MA, Contact Hours Verification Available
  • SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Each seminar participant will receive a personalized certificate of participation verifying (5) Contact Hours. This certificate may be counted towards the accumulation of fifteen (15) Contact Hours for (1) SD Renewal Credit. Once a participant collects a total of fifteen (15) Contact Hours, he/she will need to send copies of the certificates to the South Dakota Association of Elementary School Principals (SDAESP) for the issuance of one (1) SD Renewal Credit.
  • TENNESSEE:
    TN Credit Available with Prior District Approval
    MS CEUs Available in Memphis, TN.
  • TEXAS:
    IED is a TX Registered Approved CPE Provider
    OK Professional Development Credit Available with District Approval for seminars held in Amarillo or Wichita Falls
  • UTAH:
    UT Inservice Credit Available with District Approval
  • VERMONT:
    VT Inservice Credit Available with Prior District Approval
  • VIRGINIA:
    VA Renewal Points Available
  • WASHINGTON:
    Five (5) WA Clock Hours per day of attendance for a fee of $10.00 per day of attendance (pending class approval). Forms available at the seminar.
    Checks only, no cash or credit cards accepted.
    Washington Clock Hours available for programs held in Washington State and Portland, OR only.
    Washington educators attending seminars in Portland, Oregon may receive WA Clock Hours.
    ID Inservice Credit Available with District Approval in Spokane
    MT Renewal Units Available in Spokane
  • WEST VIRGINIA:
    Professional Development Credits Available with Prior District Approval
  • WISCONSIN:
    WI Verification of Attendance Available
  • WYOMING:
    WY Inservice Credit is not Available for One-day Seminars, due to WY Inservice Requirements
    SD Clock Hours Verification Available