Certified Distance Education Home Study Module
This home study module must be completed in order for you to be able to count contact hours (Proxy Hours) for time spent by students on one of the eight state-approved curricula outside of the scheduled classroom days and times.  

Note: This home study is a total of four pages. You will advance to the next page by clicking on the Next button at the bottom of each page. Use your browsers Back button if you would like to go back to edit previous pages of this home study module.
1. Name and mailing address (where you want to receive your ABE mail):
Answer the questions in this home study. You will need a copy of Section 13: Distance Education of the WVABE Instructor Handbook. You may access a copy of this section in your PLATO training notebook or at the WVABE website at http://wvde.state.wv.us/abe/tcher_handbook_pdf/section13.pdf.  

Your responses will be reviewed by the Distance Education Office personnel. Upon review, if no further clarification is needed, you will be notified that you have sucessfully completed the in-service requirement; your DE certification will be recorded in AEMIS as elective credit in-service credit; and you will be approved to begin counting "after class" student contact hours (Proxy Hours).  

If, upon review, further clarification is needed, you will be asked to submit additional information BEFORE your in-service credit is awarded and approval is given to begin counting Proxy Hours in AEMIS. If you have questions, please contact Ellen Killion at ekillion@access.k12.wv.us or 1-800-257-3723 ext. 202.

Note: You will only be certified as a distance education instructor after you have completed all of the training requirements for the software or learning programs you have indicated. See Section 13 of the WVABE Instructor Handbook for information on the training required for each approved software.
2.  Indicate each of the curriculum in which you plan to be certified.
3. For each curriculum indicated above, please indicate the training you have completed that qualifies you to use this curriculum by specifying in the textbox the Date and Location beside the name of the training that you have had. If "other" is indicated, also specify the name of the training.   Note: If you have completed trainings in the past, you may be able to find the dates on your AEMIS professional development transcript. If you have questions, please contact Cathy Shank at cshank@access.k12.wv.us or 1-800-257-3723 ext. 112.
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