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Credit Information

We are pleased to offer several professional development credit options for your participation in the UW ECHO networks. The following credit options are available for participants in any of the Education or Families networks.

Professional Teaching Standards Board Credit (PTSB)

PTSB credit is awarded once an academic year in May.

Credit Available: 0.5 PTSB credit for every 6 live sessions attended. You may mix and match sessions from different networks.
To receive credit for attending the live sessions, you will need to complete the following:

  1. Complete the UW ECHO pre-test. A link will be emailed to participants.

  2. Attend the live sessions AND complete the session evaluations that are emailed to you after each session. Enter your PTSB number on your evaluation.

  3. Complete the post-test. The post-test becomes available in April/May. A link will be emailed to all participants.

Credit for the entire year will be tallied and awarded in late May/early June.

Additional Information:

PTSB Credit FAQs link


UW Graduate Credit

UW graduate credit is awarded twice an academic year, once in December for the fall semester and once in May for the spring semester. You may earn up to 3 credit hours each semester. It is strongly recommended that you seek only 1 credit each semester. Each credit hour requires a $50 registration fee which must be paid with a credit card online.

To receive credit, you will need to complete the following:

  1. Submit your information on the UW Graduate credit request form. Instructions for how to register and pay will be emailed to you.

  2. [Fall semester credit only] Complete the UW ECHO pre-test. A link will be emailed to participants.

  3. For each credit hour, attend 12 live sessions and complete the session evaluation (1 credit = 12 live sessions, 2 credits = 24 live sessions, 3 credits = 36 live sessions). You may mix and match sessions from different networks.

  4. For each credit hour, present a professional development training or a case presentation (1 credit = 1 PD/case, 2 credits = 2 PDs/cases, 3 credits = 3 PDs/cases).

  5. [Spring semester credit only] Complete the UW ECHO post-test. A link will be emailed to participants.

Additional Information:

Graduate Credit FAQs link


STARS Credit

STARS credit is available for participants of the UW ECHO in Assistive Technology, Autism, Behavior Supports, and Early Childhood networks.

Live Session Participation

Credit Available: 1.0 standard clock hour per session attended.
To receive credit for attending the live sessions, you will need to complete the following:

  1. Complete the UW ECHO pre-test (a link will be emailed to participants) and indicate that you will be joining the Assistive Technology, Autism, Behavior Supports, and/or Early Childhood network sessions.

  2. Attend the live sessions in the above networks AND complete the session evaluations that are emailed to you after each session.

  3. Complete the post-test. The post-test becomes available in April/May. A link will be emailed to all participants. Enter your 9-digit STARS Registry ID on your evaluation.

Credit for the entire year will be tallied and awarded in late May/early June.

 

Additional Information:

STARS Credit FAQs link


Certificate of Attendance

Certificates will be sent to participants in December and May. You will earn 1.5 contact hours for each session you attend.

To receive a certificate, you will need to complete the following:

Fall Semester Sessions

  1. Complete the UW ECHO pre-test. A link will be emailed to participants.

  2. Attend live UW ECHO sessions and submit corresponding session evaluations.

  3. The deadline for all requirements is Thursday, December 20. Certificates will be emailed on Friday, December 21.

Spring Semester Sessions

  1. Complete the UW ECHO pre-test. A link will be emailed to participants.

  2. Attend live UW ECHO sessions and submit corresponding session evaluations.

  3. Complete the post-test. The post-test becomes available in April/May. A link will be emailed to all participants.

  4. The deadline for all requirements is Friday, May 24. Certificates will be emailed on Monday, May 27.


If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact szlatkov@uwyo.edu.


 


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