Certificated Clock Hours & Salary Placement

Certificated Clock Hours & Salary Placement

Information and answers to Frequently Asked Questions

    (PDF version of this information located here)

 
  • Deadline to submit clock hours is always September 30th
    • Salary changes that result from clock hours submitted after Sept. 30 will go into effect the following school year.
 
  • 10 clock hours = 1 credit
 
  • Clock hours and credits must be submitted on either an official transcript or official clock hour form.
    • Certificates of completion, registration forms, grade reports, etc. are not acceptable
    • Exception: Per the Negotiated Agreement (Article 4, Section 9, 3g) Occupational Therapists can apply up to 3 credits (30 clock hours) per year of PD toward their salary placement and may submit said clock hours via certificates of completion
 
  • Please do not write on, mark, highlight or staple transcripts or clock hours forms. We will return the documentation and request a new, clean copy.
 
  • Transcripts must be official and sent directly to us from your school. We accept:
    • Electronic transcripts emailed by the school (A-K, email to Ryanne / L-Z, email to Katrina)
    • Sealed hard copies. (If sealed, you may drop them off or send them in yourself)
    • Opened or unofficial transcripts will be returned and new documentation will be requested.
 
  • OSPI and ISD are completely separate. ISD cannot access any clock hours you submit to OSPI.
 
  • A course must be a minimum of 1 clock hour to be accepted (1 clock hour = 0.1 credit)
 
  • Clock hours must be earned from an OSPI-approved clock hour provider.
    • If you aren’t sure if the provider is approved, check the OSPI website or call HR
    • Not acceptable: clock hours earned from out-of-state school districts
 
  • For all True North Logic questions (finding your transcript, questions about specific courses, etc.) contact Jill Huesgen: huesgenj@issaquah.wednet.edu or (425) 837-7148

 

Other Questions: Ryanne Baldaccini - (425) 837-7116 / Katrina Whitley - (425) 837-7057