Are you looking for a way to grow your professional practice on your own timeline in independent study? Are you interested in earning PDUs or graduate credits? Check out these opportunities with micro-credentials and self-paced tutorials:
A micro-credential is a short, competency-based recognition that allows an educator to demonstrate mastery in a particular area such as Trauma Informed Pedagogy, Bully Free Schools, English Language Learners. NEA micro-credentials are created by educators, for educators, and are grounded in research and best-practices designed to be:
Browse the NEA micro-credential catalog at nea.certificationbank.com. Choose any micro-credential. Submit your work on the NEA certification bank website. When you are awarded your micro-credential, send confirmation of your micro-credential to OEALearn@oregoned.org and receive 15 PDUs from OEA.
There are some micro-credentials you can complete even when school is out of session. Check out these options here.
Tips for micro-credential success:
If you don’t pass the first time, you can resubmit your evidence using the feedback you receive from the educator reviewers to improve your submission. Read our FAQs on micro-credentials or access the following short help videos from NEA:
OEA offers 1 PDU each for completing the following short NEA self-paced tutorials:
Each tutorial takes between 45 and 90 minutes. See details and registration links on the Distance Learning page.