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The Heritage Institute (Freeland, WA, USA)

For over 35 years, The Heritage Institute has offered distance and online courses, workshops, and global travel study to teachers in the Pacific Northwest, nationally and internationally. We offer WA State clock hours, Oregon PDUs, and continuing education quarter credits in affiliation with Antioch University Seattle. The Heritage Institute supports your professional development at school by offering university credit for in-services, customizing courses for schools. Read More

Antioch University CE credits are acceptable in most states for recertification and most school districts for salary enhancement. Please check with your district human resources department to be assured of the acceptability of Antioch University CE credits.

Antioch University Seattle is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North La Salle St. #2400, Chicago IL 60602-2504. Antioch has held accreditation continuously since 1975. Antioch University is authorized by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree Authorization Act.

CE quarter credits reflect the equivalent of 10 hours of classroom time and 20 hours of academic work outside the classroom. Three quarter credits are the equivalent of two semester credits. Continuing Education (CE) quarter credit are offered at the 400 level (upper division), and at the 500 level or postbaccalaureate.

Credits shown are for professional continuing education are not applicable to Antioch University academic degrees. CE credits are not guaranteed applicable for inclusion in degree programs from other institutions. Check with your degree program advisor to determine if these credits will qualify. We also recommend that you check with your state and district offices prior to registering for courses to confirm that Antioch University CE credits will apply.

Two kinds of distance courses are offered. In our basic distance course (Guided Independent Study) students communicate with their instructor and send assignments by email. In our online courses, designated by a computer symbol*, students complete their work using web-based forms.

Whether online or distance, all courses are self-paced, and may be registered for at any time.

* Courses with this symbol are done online using web-based fill-in forms.


Helping Educators Make a Difference

The Heritage Institute helps educators make a difference in the lives of young people. Our teacher-tested courses help develop skilled, caring and enthusiastic educators who can count on our experienced faculty and applied learning course design to improve their students� engagement in learning, while encouraging character, caring and citizenship. Hear from some of the many teachers whose course work with The Heritage Institute has inspired success among their students.

 Location: Freeland, Washington, USA



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