Oregon Teacher Professional Development

Instructor: Janette Nikolakopoulos
Are you an educator in Oregon looking to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) to renew your teaching license? If so, Study.com is your most convenient and affordable solution.

Oregon Educators Earning Credit with Study.com

In order to renew your Oregon teaching license, you'll need to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs). Oregon allows you to use any activity, course, seminar, webinar, or workshop that meets one of the seven standards of the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission. You can see the list here Seven Standards for Professional Development.

As part of your professional learning, you can elect to take a course. Whether you want to enhance your content knowledge or learn different instructional strategies in your classroom, you can earn these PDUs with Study.com!

With Study.com, you can:

  • Work according to your schedule. Take your course any day of the week, any time of day.
  • Adapt the learning experience to meet your specific needs. Move through the course at your own pace, and skip what you know.
  • Benefit from our unique content. All of our courses include engaging video lessons that are easy to follow and retain information.
  • Study anywhere. Access your course from any device.

Course and Lesson Offerings

We offer a variety of courses across all subject areas and grade levels. Access our full library of professional development courses for teachers.

Courses like:

  • Algebra for Teachers: Professional Development
  • Assessment of Learning for Teachers
  • Educational Psychology for Teachers: Professional Development

Our courses are made up of video lessons with tangible and 'ready-to-use' strategies for your classroom.

Here's a sampling of the topics covered within a course:

  • Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative
  • Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students
  • Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom
  • Classroom Management Techniques
  • Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning
  • Educating Students with Special Needs

What You Need to Do

Browse our website to find the courses that fit your needs. Once you've completed your course and passed your exam, you should:

  • click the Support tab
  • fill out the form to submit a ticket
  • answer the question: 'What is your question regarding?' with 'Request Certificate'

Certificates will then be emailed within 5 business days. The Certificate of Completion will contain the following information:

  • provider's name and provider number (that's us)
  • your name
  • the date and course
  • the number of clock hours that count toward satisfying PDU requirements

While Study.com will provide you with the Certificate of Completion, you must contact your Oregon school district for any other required forms.

If you need any other information, visit the following FAQ page of the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission.

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