Professional Learning Academy

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The Professional Learning Academy combines incredible learning opportunities with affordability and convenience. Each six-week course is completely online and self-progressing (you can complete all assignments at any point within the six weeks).

Each PLA course earns 2 CEUs, 1 OSL module, or 15 SEMIs.

Registration per course is $65.00. The course fee includes the CEU, OSL or SEMI certificate and is non-refundable. Certificates are mailed at the end of each six-week course. Basic Computer skills and high speed internet are required.

New classes start every Monday. Registration closes at 9 a.m. on the Friday before the course begins.

Advance Your Career

K-12 Teaching Certificates

Step up your game in the classroom. These certificate programs can help you improve your teaching skills and allow you to earn CEUs.



Teach Sexual Health Education

Sexual Health Education Certification

Mississippi maintains one of the highest teen pregnancy rates and sexually transmitted infections rates in the nation. By law, each MS school district must have a Sexual Health Education policy. HB 999 requires school districts to select teachers to assist with the implementation of this law. By taking three designated sexual health educator courses, a participant can apply for a Sexual Health Educator Certificate.



Keep Your CHES Up-to-Date

Earn CECHs at The W

Earning Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECHs) will help you stay up-to-date on the latest in health education and allow you to maintain your Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) status. Each course we offer earns 20 CECHs, and The W has been granted approval as a multiple event provider of continuing education contact hours.