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Continuing Education
Hebeler 203
(509) 963-1712
ce@cwu.edu

Course Proposals

Continuing Education coursework must be educational in nature and have direct linkage to the University’s mission and an academic unit within CWU. To ensure quality programming, all CE courses are throroughly vetted. CE also requires course evaluation forms from each participant at the conclusion of class.

The four types of programming CE offers are:

  • Non-Credit Personal Enrichment
  • Clock Hours
  • Continuing Education Units
  • 500 Level Professional Development Credit

Non-Credit Personal Enrichment Courses

Personal enrichment classes are designed for anyone in the community. They are non-credit and broad in offerings from creative courses to technology and recreation.

To learn more and propose a course, click the links below.

View the Personal Enrichment Course Approval Process

Complete the Personal Enrichment Course Proposal


Clock Hours

Clock hours are designed for teachers to use for certification renewal and/or salary advancement. Subject matter for these courses are focused on academic content or pedagogy.

To learn more and propose a course, click the links below.

View the Clock Hour Course Approval Process

Complete the Clock Hour Course Proposal


500 Level Professional Development Credits (PDCs)

500 Level University Credit provides transcriptable university credit for workshops, conferences, seminars, etc.

To learn more and propose a course, click the links below.

View the Professional Development Credit Approval Process

Complete the Professional Development Credit Course Proposal


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing education units, or CEUs, are used primarily by professional organizations and societies in conjunction with conferences, workshops, seminars, etc. Common uses of CEUs are to record refresher, transitional, or knowledge improvement accomplishments.

To learn more and propose a course, click the links below.

View the CEU Approval Process

Complete the CEU Course Proposal


Please submit proposals electronically to the Continuing Education Department.