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IMSE's trainings qualify for college or state credit in many states. Please see below for a state-by-state list of requirements and instructions.

IMSE College Credit Information

IMSE's courses are approved for graduate credits through Ashland University.  Ashland is regionally accredited through the HLC (Higher Learning Commission).  Teachers MUST check with their school district or Department of Education regarding approval/acceptance of graduate credits.

  • Participants MUST first complete ALL hours of the IMSE OG training to be eligible to purchase graduate credits.
  • Participants must apply for credits during the same course agreement year that the IMSE course is completed.
  • Please make sure your full legal name is used in both your imse.com account and your application for graduate credits.

 


Ashland University

Your Ashland name and email address must match your IMSE account name and email address, or we will not be able to process your grade/credits.

Comprehensive OG Plus Training (30 hours) (graduate credit only):

  • (2) graduate credits (semester hours)
  • Course Title: IMSE Comprehensive OG+
  • Fees: $310.00
  • Application Directions

Morphology Plus Training (30 hours) (graduate credit only):

  • (2) graduate credits (semester hours)
  • Course title: IMSE Morphology Plus
  • Fees: $310.00
  • Application Directions

Phonological Awareness (12.5 hours) (graduate credit only):

  • (1) graduate credit (semester hours)
  • Course Title: IMSE Phonological Awareness
  • Fees: $155.00
  • Application Directions

Asynchronous Phonological Awareness (12.5 hours) (graduate credit only):

Comprehensive OG Training (30 hours; offered prior to 6/6/2022) (graduate credit only):

  • (2) graduate credits (semester hours)
  • Course Title: IMSE Comprehensive OG
  • Fees: $310.00
  • Application Directions

Intermediate Training (30 hours; offered prior to 6/6/2022) (graduate credit only):

  • (2) graduate credits (semester hours)
  • Course title: IMSE Intermediate OG
  • Fees: $310.00
  • Application Directions

Comprehensive/Comprehensive OG+  Intensive Practicum (graduate credit only):

  • (3) graduate credits (semester hours)
  • Course: IMSE Comp Practicum
  • Fees: $465.00
  • Application directions provided upon completion of practicum

Morphology Plus Intensive Practicum (graduate credit only):

  • (3) graduate credits (semester hours)
  • Course: IMSE Morph+ Practicum
  • Fees: $465.00
  • Application directions provided upon completion of practicum

Intermediate Intensive Practicum (graduate credit only):

  • (3) graduate credits (semester hours)
  • Course: IMSE Intermed Practicum
  • Fees: $465.00
  • Application directions provided upon completion of practicum

 

IMSE State Credit Information

Georgia

  • Employed teachers should speak to their school/district regarding PLUs
  • IMSE is not an approved provider of CEUs for unemployed educators, however, they are still eligible for college credits.

Illinois

Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDU)

  • Participants from Illinois should reach out to their school to inquire about credits for IMSE courses.

Iowa

Licensure Renewal Credits

  • Participants are eligible for 2 licensure renewal credits by completion of either the IMSE Comprehensive Plus Course or the IMSE Morphology Plus Course.
  • Eligibility requires participants to apply for credits prior to course completion.
  • Fee: $70 for 2 renewal credits
  • Interested participants should contact credits@imse.com no later than the first day of the training.

Maryland

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits

  • Comprehensive OG+ Training - 2 CPD Credits
  • Morphology Plus Training - 2 CPD Credits
  • Phonological Awareness - 1 CPD Credit
  • Comprehensive Training - 2 CPD Credits
  • Intermediate Training - 2 CPD Credits
  • After completion of the course, participants can request their CPD Completion for Credit Form by sending the following information to credits@imse.com: Local School System, Name of School, and Last 4 digits of Social Security Number.  In addition, please indicate whether you hold a certificate.

Massachusetts

Professional Development Points (PDP)

  • All IMSE Courses are approved for PDPs.
  • Participants should request their PDPs after completion of the IMSE course by emailing credits@imse.com.
  • Approved provider ID: F201800014

Michigan

State Continuing Education Clock Hours provided through Schoolcraft College

  • Comprehensive OG Plus Training (30 hours) - (30 SCECHs)
  • Morphology Plus Training (30 hours) - (30 SCECHs)
  • Phonological Awareness (12.5 hours) - (12 SCECHs)
  • Comprehensive Training (30 hours) - (30 SCECHs)
  • Intermediate Training (30 hours) - (30 SCECHs)
  • Participants MUST apply within the same college semester that the IMSE course was completed.  This is the maximum allowable timeframe to apply for SCECHs. Click here to apply.
  • Processing Fee- $20. Participants must pay a processing fee to qualify for SCECHs. 

**Only live IMSE trainings are approved for SCECHs. Self-paced IMSE classes are not approved for SCECHs.


Mississippi

Continuing Education Units provided through University of Mississippi

  • Comprehensive OG Plus Training (30 hours) - (3 CEUs)
  • Morphology Plus Training (30 hours) - (3 CEUs)
  • Comprehensive Training (30 hours) - (3 CEUs)
  • Intermediate Training (30 hours) - (3 CEUs)
  • Phonological Awareness (12.5 hours) - (1.2 CEUs)
  • Participants have a maximum of six months from the completion of the course to apply for credits.
  • Fee $15 
  • Please click here to apply.

Montana

Renewal Units 

  • All IMSE Courses are approved for Montana Renewal Units
  • After completion of the course, email credits@imse.com to request your MT Renewal Certificate.

Nevada

  • Approved Continuing Education Provider for Licensure Renewal

New Jersey

  • New Jersey DOE does not approve or certify providers. Teachers need to submit their training certificate to their school district for credit.

New York

Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Hours

  • Comprehensive OG+ Training (30 hours) - (30 CTLEs)
  • Morphology Plus Training (30 hours) - (30 CTLEs)
  • Phonological Awareness (12.5 hours) - (12 CTLEs)
  • Comprehensive Training (30 hours) - (30 CTLEs)
  • Intermediate Training (30 hours) - (30 CTLEs)
  • After completion of the course, participants can request their CTLE certificate by emailing their date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy) and the last four digits of their social security number to credits@imse.com. 
  • Approved Provider Identification Number: 23481

Pennsylvania

Professional Development Points (PDP) - Act 48

  • Comprehensive OG+ Training (30 hour) - (30 PD Hours)
  • Morphology Plus Training (30 hour) - (30 PD Hours)
  • Phonological Awareness (12.5 hour) - (12 PD Hours)
  • Comprehensive Training (30 hour) - (30 PD Hours)
  • Intermediate Training (30 hour) -(30 PD Hours)
  • To request ACT 48 credits, participants should email their state identification number to credits@imse.com after completing the course. 
  • Entity #3311955 

South Carolina

IMSE's Orton-Gillingham courses and practicums have been approved by the South Carolina Departmentof Education to satisfy the Instructional Practices coursework requirement of the Read to Succeed legislation in the following capacities: 

  • Completion of both the Comprehensive/Comprehensive OG+ and Morphology Plus Courses (60 hours of PD) 
  • Completion of both the Comprehensive/Comprehensive OG+ and Intermediate Courses (60 hours of PD) 
  • Completion of the Comprehensive Course and practicum (80 hours of PD) 
  • Completion of the Intermediate Course and practicum (80 hours of PD) 
  • Completion of the Morphology Plus Course and practicum (80 hours of PD); Must be certified in Comprehensive to be eligible for Morphology Plus practicum

Qualifying participants should email credits@imse.com to request their SCDE Certificate of Completion.  


There are additional fees associated with some of the above continuing education points, units, or hours. Fees and continuing education credits or units are subject to change without notice. Please email credits@imse.com for fee schedule and questions.


ASHA Renewal

Review ASHA’s definition of professional development and acceptable professional development activities to determine the acceptability of the course you’d like to complete.

Please do not send your certificate of attendance to ASHA. ASHA will notify you if you have been randomly selected for audit; only at that time will you need to submit your documentation of participation.


If you have any questions, please email us at credits@imse.com and one of our consultants can guide you.