You can earn clock hours and/or continuing education quarter credits (CEC) available at an extra cost – let your mentor know that you are interested in gaining credits and/or clock hours.
Please note: The Self Paced package does NOT offer the option for clock hours and/or continuing education quarter credits.
The Heritage Institute continuing education quarter credits are awarded through Antioch University Seattle at the 400 and 500 levels. Call 1800/445-1305 or log onto www.hol.edu policies page for more information.
Antioch University Seattle’s Continuing Education Quarter Credits are acceptable in most states for teaching certificate renewal and salary advancement. Prior to registering for a course we recommend you seek approval from your state office of education or school district Human Resources department as many state and district requirements are unique.
The Heritage Institute offers Continuing Education Quarter Credits. Quarter Credits translate into Semester Credits as follows:
1 Quarter Credit = 0.6 semester credits
2 Quarter Credits = 1.33 semester credits
3 Quarter Credits = 2.00 semester credits
4 Quarter Credits = 2.66 semester credits
5 Quarter Credits = 3.33 semester credits
6 Quarter Credits = 4.00 semester credits
Heritage have a limit of 90 Washington State Clock Hours, Oregon (Professional Development Units) PDUs or (Continuing Education Units) CEUs in the Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters and 150 hours for the Summer Quarter.
Antioch University Seattle does not award letter grades. Credits are awarded on a credit/no credit basis with credit awarded at the 400 level equivalent to a grade of “C” or higher, and credit awarded at the 500 level being equivalent to a grade of “B” or higher. This is stated on the back of the Antioch transcript. Continuing Education Quarter Credits are awarded by Antioch University Seattle (AUS). AUS requires 75% or better for credit at the 400 level and 85% or better to issue credit at the 500 level. These criteria refer both to the amount and quality of work submitted.
In order to get the most from your courses, you may take a maximum of 9 Quarter Credits each in the Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters and 15 Quarter Credits for Summer Quarter. There is an annual limit of 25 Quarter Credits per individual during any one-year period.