eLearning for Educators

Online courses and mini-trainings designed for busy K–12 educators who serve students with disabilities.

About eLearning for Educators

The eLearning for Educators Project offers affordable online courses and no-cost mini-trainings. New offerings are available now with more coming soon. The project is one of the OSPI State Needs Projects.

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Available Now! Four New Mini-Training Modules:

  • Discipline in the Special Education Process (No cost; 0 clock hours)
  • Considering Paraeducator Support in the Special Education Process (No cost; 0 clock hours)
  • Service Delivery in the Special Education Process (No cost; 0 clock hours) 
  • Referral, Initial Evaluation, and Eligibility in the Special Education Process (No cost; 0 clock hours)

The new modules are a part of a growing menu that specifically addresses common training needs arising from the Special Education Community Complaint Process (SECC). Developed in collaboration with OSPI, the mini-training modules provide an option for school districts looking for vetted training in response to a SECC decision. Designed for individual or group access, at no cost. Clock hours are not provided.

Available Now! New Course Offerings:

  • Meaningful Inclusion of Students with Significant Disabilities
  • Promoting and Teaching Self-Advocacy
  • Multi-Tiered System of Supports: Data-Based Decision Making*
  • Secondary Transition: Partnerships for Inclusion - Special Education and Career Technical Education
  • Multi-Tiered System of Supports: Evidence-Based Practices*
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: Key Characteristics and Inclusive Instruction
  • Beyond Compliance: Using Strengths and Needs for Instructional Planning*
  • Explicit Instruction: Supporting Practices and Implementation
  • Inclusionary Practices: Ch. 1: An Instructional Guide for Inclusive Educators*
  • Inclusionary Practices: Ch. 2: Inclusive Learning Environments*
  • Restorative Practices*
  • Understanding and Responding to Trauma*
  • Equity Concepts: Mindset-Equity and Inclusion, Implicit Bias, and Repairing Harm*
  • Self-Care and Relationships*

Find more information about these new offerings in the descriptions below. Offerings marked by an asterisk (*) are available free of charge (select Free Offerings when registering) or for a nominal fee for clock hours.

How Our Offerings Work

  • Access offerings anytime, anywhere.
  • Available continuously.
  • Available to all educators.
  • Focus on relevant topics in special education.
  • Clock hours accepted by OSPI for certificate maintenance.

Course and Mini-Training Offerings

Courses and mini-trainings are offered continuously, so there are no registration deadlines.

When you're ready, register and get started! You'll have three months to complete your course or mini-training. Offerings are delivered asynchronously/online via Canvas.

Check the list of All Courses and Mini-trainings, or use the following list for a topic area breakdown.

Courses by Topic Area

How to Register

Register online

Payment for courses may be made by major credit card, debit card, electronic check, or purchase order. The mini-training modules are offered at no cost and are not eligible for clock hours. Within two to three (2-3) business days, you’ll receive an email from eLearning for Educators with your start and end-dates, as well as your login information.