Clock hours for NEA micro-credentials

WEA offers clock hours for most NEA micro-credentials. Find out more about NEA micro-credentials, and how to earn Washington state clock hours

What do I need to do to earn clock hours?  

  1. Complete WEA Micro-credential Orientation. Learn about the process and select a micro-credential. Complete orientation ONCE.  
  2. Register for an  NEA Micro-credential AND register below for Washington clock hours for the specific NEA micro-credential you selected.  
  3. Complete the WEA Micro-credential Workshop. You need to complete the workshop every time you complete a micro-credential. 

On this page, you will register for Washington clock hours for the specific NEA micro-credential you selected. Some micro-credentials have similar names. Make sure to carefully select the exact NEA micro-credential you registered for! Individual micro-credentials can be found under the name of the NEA stack below.  

Each micro-credential is eligible for 15 clock hours. Micro-credentials which meet the Equity or STEM certificate renewal requirements are noted with (Equity) or (STEM). You can also find Equity and STEM micro-credentials as "Featured Stacks" on the NEA Washington Micro-credential library

Adult Social Emotional Learning 

Arts Integration 

  • Arts Integration in Literacy. Register   
  • Arts Integration in Mathematics. Register    
  • Arts Integration in Science. Register 
  • Arts Integration in Social Studies. Register   
  • Classroom Management for Creative Learning. Register   
  • Culturally Responsive Art Instruction (Equity). Register   
  • Formative & Summative Assessment using Arts Integration. Register   
  • Partnerships and Community Engagement to Integrate Art. Register 

Assessment Literacy 

  • Classroom Embedded Performance Assessment. Register  
  • Descriptive Feedback for Student Learning. Register   
  • Eliciting Accurate Evidence of Student Learning. Register   
  • Formative Assessment in the Teaching and Learning Cycle. Register   
  • Foundational Principles of Quality Assessment. Register   
  • Learning Targets to Establish Success Criteria and Engage Students. Register   

Building Winning Teams: Effective Paraeducator-Teacher Teams 

  • Defining and Delineating Roles and Responsibilities for Team Success. Register   
  • Understanding and Applying Communication Styles for Team Success. Register   
  • Understanding and Applying Conflict Management Styles for Team Success. Register   
  • Understanding and Applying Conflict Resolution Strategies for Team Success. Register   
  • Understanding and Applying the 7-Step Problem Solving Process for Team Success. Register   
  • Understanding and Applying the Characteristics of Effective Teams for Success. Register   
  • Understanding and Applying the Five "Knows" of Collaborative Teaming for Success. Register   

Bully Free Schools 

  • Creating Bully-Free Environments with Structured Settings. Register   
  • Cyberbullying/Cyber Safety. Register   
  • Education Support Professionals: First Responders. Register   
  • Empowering Students to Find Their Voices. Register   
  • Federal, State, and Local Policy Related to Bullying. Register   
  • Intervention Strategies for Educators. Register   
  • School Connectedness. Register 

Classroom Management 

  • Addressing Challenging Behaviors. Register  
  • Aspects of an Engaged Classroom. Register   
  • Classroom Expectations and Routines. Register   
  • Creating A Classroom Community. Register   
  • Organizing the Physical Layout of the Classroom. Register   
  • Trauma-Informed Pedagogy (Equity). Register   

Classroom Practice (InTASC): Learner and Learning 

  • Fostering a Growth Mindset. Register   
  • Linking Families and Communities to Schools for Student Success (Equity). Register   

Classroom Practice (InTASC): Understanding Content 

  • Collaboration Between Colleagues. Register   
  • Evaluating Digital Sources. Register   
  • Interdisciplinary Themes to Enhance Student Learning. Register   
  • Promote Ownership of Learning. Register   
  • Teaching Global Competence (Equity). Register   
  • Utilizing Practice Activities with Content Areas. Register    

Classroom Practice (InTASC): Instructional Practice 

  • Cooperative Learning. Register   
  • Engaging Classroom Discourse. Register   
  • Setting Objective and Providing Feedback. Register   
  • Teaching Note Taking and Summarizing Skills. Register   
  • Using an Inquiry Based Learning Cycle. Register   
  • Using Student Evaluations to Improve Instruction and Student Learning. Register 

Classroom Practice (InTASC): Professional Responsibility   

  • Communicating with Stakeholders (Equity). Register   
  • Continuous Learning. Register   
  • Reflective Practice to Improve Personal Effectiveness in the Classroom. Register   
  • Technology Integration 101. Register   

Climate Change & Environmental Justice  

  • Climate Change 101 (STEM). Register   
  • Climate Justice (STEM). Register   
  • Mitigating Climate Change (STEM). Register   
  • Adapting to Climate Change (STEM). Register   
  • Community Outreach for Climate Change (STEM). Register   
  • Integrating Climate Change into Classrooms (STEM). Register   

Computer Science 

  • Foundations of Computer Science (STEM). Register   
  • Computing Systems (STEM). Register   
  • Data and Analysis (STEM). Register   
  • Network and the Internet (STEM). Register   
  • Programming and Computational Thinking for Beginners (STEM). Register   
  • Applied Programming (STEM). Register 

Cooperating Teacher 

  • Andragogy Adult Learning. Register   
  • Equity Literacy (Equity). Register   
  • Listening and Non-Verbal Communication. Register   
  • Managing Difficult Conversations. Register   
  • Positive Professional Relationships. Register   
  • Post-Observation Feedback. Register   
  • Teaching About Teaching. Register   


Diversity, Equity, and Cultural Competence 

  • Exploring and Unpacking Bias (Equity). Register   
  • Exploring and Unpacking Historical Inequities in Public Education (Equity). Register   
  • Awareness of Current Institutional Inequities (Equity). Register   
  • Diversity, Equity and Cultural Competence in Classroom Instruction (Equity). Register   
  • Creating a Safe and Equitable Learning Environment (Equity). Register   
  • Asset-Based, Student-Centered Learning Environments (Equity). Register   

Education Support Professionals (ESPs): Professional Growth Continuum 

  • Communication Standard: Effective Communication. Register   
  • Communication Standard: Responsible Communication. Register   
  • Cultural Competence Standard: Cultural Self-Awareness (Equity). Register   
  • Cultural Competence Standard: Valuing Diversity (Equity). Register   
  • Ethics Standard: Knowledge of Equitable Behavior. Register   
  • Ethics Standard: Modeling Equitable Behavior. Register   
  • Health and Safety Standard: Knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations. Register   
  • Health and Safety Standard: Problem Solving and Decision Making. Register   
  • Organization Standard: Equipment and Task Management. Register   
  • Organization Standard: Time Management. Register   
  • Professionalism Standard: Professional Dispositions. Register   
  • Professionalism Standard: Professional Preparedness. Register   
  • Reporting Standard: Compliance in Reporting. Register   
  • Reporting Standard: Comprehensive Reporting. Register   
  • Technology Standard: Relevant Knowledge about Technology. Register   
  • Technology Standard: Using Job-Related Technology. Register 

Elevating the Profession through Educator Ethics  

  • Educator Ethics and the Law (Equity). Register   
  • Responsibility for Professional Competence. Register   
  • Responsibility to Students. Register   
  • Responsibility to the Profession. Register   
  • Responsibility to the School Community. Register   
  • Responsible and Ethical Use of Technology. Register   
  • Setting and Maintaining Ethnical Boundaries. Register  
  • Understanding Educator Ethics. Register   

English Language Learners (ELL) 

  • Advocating for ELL Students and their families at the school level (Equity). Register   
  • Advocating for English Language Learner (ELL) Friendly Local, State, and Federal Policies (Equity). Register   
  • Analyzing Assessments to Support ELL Learning. Register   
  • Understanding Academic Language. Register   
  • Understanding Second Language Acquisition (SLA) Stages. Register   
  • Using ELL Strategies in the Classroom. Register   
  • Using Formative Assessments to Support ELL Learning. Register   
  • Using Standards to Plan for ELL Students. Register 

Exceptional Learners 

  • IEP Implementation-Communication and Collaboration. Register   
  • Understanding the IEP Process. Register   
  • Functional Behavior Assessment and Intervention Plans. Register   
  • IDEA - Determining Eligibility. Register   
  • Working with Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Register   
  • Introduction to Universal Design and Learning. Register 

Family Engagement 

  • Families in Society and Cultural Contexts (Equity). Register   
  • Family Engagement as Access and Opportunities For All (Equity). Register   
  • Developing Trusting Reciprocal Relationships through Home Visits. Register   
  • Families as Co-Creators (Equity). Register   
  • Linking Family Engagement to Learning Outcomes (Equity). Register   
  • Community Partnerships for Learning and Family Well-Being (Equity). Register   
  • Leading with Professional Ethics (Equity). Register   
  • Family Engagement Systems (Equity). Register 

Five Core Propositions (NBPTS) 

  • Know Your Students (Equity). Register   
  • Knowing Your Content & How to Teach It to Students. Register   
  • Managing & Monitoring Student Learning. Register   
  • Teachers are Members of Learning Communities. Register   
  • Thinking Systematically About Your Practice. Register 

Native Education: American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) 

  • Acknowledging and Honoring Resilience of AI/AN Education (Equity). Register   
  • Culture and Engagement: Activating Learning for AI/AN Students (Equity). Register   
  • Building a Culturally Responsive and Inclusive Classroom for AI/AN Students (Equity). Register   
  • Respectful and Responsible Representation of AI/AN Nations in Curriculum (Equity). Register   
  • Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Pedagogy for AI/AN Instruction (Equity). Register   
  • Culturally Responsive ELA Instruction for and about AI/AN Students (Equity). Register   
  • AI/AN Representation in STEM Instruction (STEM). Register   
  • Truth-Telling in Social Studies Instruction: A Native Lens (Equity). Register   

Restorative Practices 

  • Exploring Restorative Practices. Register   
  • Building A Positive Classroom Community with Affective Language. Register   
  • Restorative Circles: Building Relationships in the Classroom. Register   
  • Restorative Conferencing. Register   
  • Implementing Restorative Practices. Register   

Supporting LGBTQ+ Students 

  • Part 1. Take a Stand: Creating Safe Schools for LGBTQ+ Students (Equity). Register   
  • Part 2. Walking the Talk: Strategies to Address LGBTQ+ Bias in the Classroom (Equity). Register   
  • Part 3. Making the Case: Communication Strategies (Equity). Register   
  • Part 4. The Intersections of Race, Gender, Gender identity, & Sexual Orientation (Equity). Register   
  • Part 5. Safe and Supportive Working Environments: A Right for LGBTQ+ Educators (Equity). Register   

Teacher Leadership: Diversity, Equity, and Cultural Competence Pathway 

  • Cultivating Socially Just Environments (Equity). Register   
  • Explore and Challenge Inequity (Equity). Register   
  • Purposeful Collaboration (Equity). Register   

Teacher Leadership: Instructional Pathway 

  • Coaching and Mentoring. Register   
  • Community Awareness, Engagement, and Advocacy. Register   
  • Facilitating Collaborative Relationships. Register   

Teacher Leadership: Overarching Competencies 

Teacher Leadership: Policy Pathway 

Teaching with Primary Sources 

  • Inquiry with Primary Sources. Register   
  • Connecting Primary Sources & Technology for Formative Assessment. Register   
  • Connecting Primary Sources with Historic Places. Register   
  • Culturally Relevant Pedagogy with Primary Sources (Equity). Register   
  • Multidisciplinary Civics with Primary Sources. Register   
  • Pairing Primary Sources with Historical Picture Books. Register   
  • The Question Formulation Technique & Primary Sources. Register   
  • Universal Design for Learning with Primary Sources. Register 

Technology for Educational Leaders 

  • Building Relationships Online. Register   
  • Connected Educator- Growing Your Professional Network. Register   
  • Curating Content. Register   
  • Facilitating A Virtual PLC. Register   
  • Introduction to Online Netiquette. Register   
  • Providing Asynchronous Feedback to Learners. Register   
  • Troubleshooting and Providing IT Support to Educators. Register   
  • Virtual Engagement Strategies for Asynchronous Learning. Register   
  • Virtual Engagement Strategies for Synchronous Learning. Register   

Technology Integration 

Trauma Informed Pedagogy 

  • Creating a Healing Centered Learning Environment. Register   
  • Trauma Informed Support for Students. Register   
  • Developing a Healing-Centered Self Care Practice. Register   
  • Race Based Trauma (Equity). Register   
  • Using a Healing-Centered Approach to Support Refugee Students (Equity). Register   
  • Poverty Based Trauma (Equity). Register   

Using Your Voice to Advocate for Student Success 

  • Activating Community Resources to Support Student Learning (Equity). Register   
  • Advocating for School Funding. Register   
  • Aligning Your School Mission. Register   
  • Creating Professional Learning to Support Educators Advocating for Student Success. Register   
  • Engaging Your Community to Advocate for Public Schools. Register   
  • Establishing, Maintaining, and Supporting Relationship with Parents and Community (Equity). Register   
  • Organizing Your Work Site/Local. Register   
  • Using Technology to Engage Stakeholders. Register   
  • Using the Power of Educator Voice. Register  

Find out more

For inquiries on NEA micro-credential registration or submission, select the "Help Center" at the top of NEA's Washington micro-credential portal

  • For inquiries on WEA course registration or Washington state clock hours for NEA micro-credentials, contact Sheila Beaver
  • For inquiries on the WEA micro-credential program, contact Maren Johnson