WVDE WVLearns eLearning will be moving coursework to the Canvas online platform during Summer 2022 while previous coursework on the WVLearns platform is finalized.

The information below provides instructions for WVLearns account creation, out-of-state educator access, WV educator course enrollment and course syllabi, and frequently asked questions and answers.

Account Information

WVDE has moved to a single sign-on process for many of our online initiatives. All West Virginia public school educators, current and past, are to use their login and password associated with their k12.wv.us email account. When in doubt, educators are to contact their county technology coordinator for this information.

If you have never been a West Virginia public school employee, please visit our Certification Portal (https://wveis.k12.wv.us/certportal/) and complete the information requested. The login and password you are assigned will be your WVLearns Canvas credentials. 

Out-of-State Residents

A $200.00 registration fee per course is required for all non-West Virginia residents who are not employed by a WV school system. Course registration fees must be received before course enrollment is initiated. Please contact Donna Landin at dlandin@k12.wv.us prior to establishing an account and/or prior to registering for a course.

Canvas Catalog and Information

Coaches CPR and AED Training

Beginning January 1, 2021, all individuals who serve as a coach, including any licensed educators or professional personnel who may not hold a Coaching Authorization, shall complete CPR and AED training provided or authorized by the county board of education where the individual is employed. Individuals shall maintain this training current and valid as per county board of education policy at the time of each 2-year renewal.

ECCAT 2022-2023 Courses

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) WVLearns Professional Learning program provides three courses for individuals seeking Early Childhood Classroom Assistant Teacher (ECCAT) authorization. ECCATs may complete one course per session.

Educator Evaluation Training

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) provides training in evaluation skills to administrative personnel who conduct evaluations. This training is required of all personnel who hold valid administrative certification and Evaluation Leadership Institute (ELI) certification.

Elementary Math Bundles 2022-2023 Courses

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) WVLearns Professional Learning program currently provides four three-credit hour self-paced math courses for elementary teachers seeking certificate renewal.

  • Enroll for a 2022-2023 Elementary Math Bundle Course(s)
  • Course Titles:
    • Elementary Math Bundle I: Number Sense, Place Value and Algebraic Thinking
    • Elementary Math Bundle 2: Addition & Subtraction, Multiplication & Division, and Fractions Grades 1-5
    • Elementary Math Bundle 3: Measurement, Data and Geometry
    • Elementary Math Bundle 4: Decimal Notation, Area & Perimeter & Volume, and Fractions Grades 4-5
  • Schedule and Additional Details

Paraprofessional Courses

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) provides paraprofessional training in as stipulated in Policy 5202. Completion of coursework, 12 courses at 3-credit hours per course, resulting in paraprofessional certification may be completed in one calendar year.

Praxis Support

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) provides Praxis Support for individuals as they prepare for one or more Praxis exams. These are not credit bearing courses. Upon meeting the minimum score of 80% on all course assessments, individuals are eligible for access to the ETS Praxis Practice test for that content.

Enroll in the Praxis Support Study Guide Courses.

Pre-K Lead Teacher 2022-2023 Courses

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) WVLearns Professional Learning program provides six courses for individuals seeking Pre-K Community Programs Lead teacher permanent authorization.

Enroll for a 2022-2023 Pre-K Lead Teacher Course(s) (This link will become active September 1, 2022)

  • Set I: Self-Paced Pre-K Lead Course Titles:

Enroll for a 2022-2023 Pre-K Lead Teacher Course(s) (This link will become active September 1, 2022)

  • Set 2: Bound-by-Time Pre-K Lead Course Titles

School Nurse Courses

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) WVLearns Professional Learning program provides 3 three-credit hour courses for school nurses seeking recertification or salary advancement. All 3 three-credit hour school nurse courses are now self-paced. The rolling enrollment window is open from September 1, 2022-April 14, 2023. All coursework must be completed no later than May 19, 2023. Non-degree graduate credit from Marshall University or Concord University will be available during the Fall 2022 semester and the Winter-Spring 2023 semester

  • Enroll in the School Nurse Courses (all courses will become active September 1, 2022)
  • Course Titles:
    • School Nurses: Clinical Skills for Full Time Employed WV Public School Nurses (syllabus)
    • School Nurses: Leadership for Full Time Employed WV Public School Nurses (syllabus)
    • School Nurses: Type 1 Diabetes for Full Time Employed WV Public School Nurses (syllabus)
    • School Nurses: Introduction to School Nursing 2022-2023 (This is a not for credit training provided for school nurse substitute permits, initial and renewal, as well as new school nurses. Opens August 1, 2022, and closes June 30, 2023.
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  • Schedule and Additional Details

SLP Training Modules

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) provides training as a means for SLPs to earn CEUs. These are not credit bearing modules. The SLP Professional Development modules have been developed through collaboration between WVU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the WV Department of Education.

The SLP Clinical Education and Supervision for Speech Language Pathology Modules provide an overview of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPSCD), Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA), and West Virginia Department of Education’s Policy 5100 that requires that therapists who provide supervision to graduate students, SLPA’s and Clinical Fellowship Year (CF) candidates complete professional development regarding supervision as a distinct area of practice.

  • Enroll in the SLP Training Modules
  • Course Modules:
    • SLP Training Set 1
      • SLP Module 1: Children with Hearing Loss
      • SLP Module 2: School Based Management of Children with Cleft Palate
      • SLP Module 3: The Many Hats of the School System SLP
      • SLP Module 4: Evidence Based Treatment of Severe Speech Sound Disorders In Children
      • SLP Module 5: Stuttering Assessment Treatment
      • SLP Module 6: Assistive Technology
    • Clinical Education and Supervision Set 2
      • SLP Module 1: Clinical Education and Supervision for Speech Language Pathology in the Schools
      • SLP Module 2: Clinical Education and Supervision for Speech Language Pathology in the Schools
      • SLP Module 3: Clinical Education and Supervision for Speech Language Pathology in the Schools
  • Schedule and Additional Details

Substitute Permit Courses

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) provides paraprofessional training as stipulated in Policy 5202. Coursework is available for first-time substitutes, substitutes renewing their permit, and long-term substitutes hired in elementary schools who are in need of literacy/reading training.

WVDE Summer 2022 Professional Learning

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) provides three sequential, self-paced courses providing an in-depth look at the West Virginia College- and Career-Readiness (WVCCR) Standards and alignment with instruction.

WVDE Teacher Academy 2022-2023 Catalog

The WVDE Teacher Academy WV Learns eLearning course is designed to support teachers using research-based materials and instructional strategies aligned to the WV Professional Teaching Standards that strengthen student and teacher learning resulting in increased student achievement. The duration of this course will be seven-weeks and equivalent to a 45-hour course (3 credits). This is not a self-paced course.

  • Enroll in the WVLearns Three-Credit Hour Courses
    (this link will become active October 1, 2022)
    • Fall 2022 Registration Dates: October 1, 2022 – October 25, 2022
    • Fall 2022 Course Dates: October 26 – December 13, 2022 (this is not a self-paced course)
    • Winter 2023 Registration Dates: December 1, 2022 – January 3, 32023
    • Winter 2023 Curse Dates: January 4 – February, 2023 (this is not a self-paced course)
  • Course Titles:
    • Fall 2022: WVDE Teacher Academy
      Book Study-WVDE Teacher Academy
    • Winter 2023: WVDE Teacher Academy
      Book-Study-WVDE Teacher Academy
  • Schedule and Additional Details (Coming Soon)

WVLearns One-Credit Hour Modules

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) WVLearns Professional Learning program provides three one-credit hour modules for educators seeking recertification or salary advancement. Coursework will be completed by September 1, 2022. Enrollment will end August 15, 2022.

WVLearns 2022-2023 Three-Credit Hour Courses

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) WVLearns Professional Learning program provides three-credit hour courses for educators seeking recertification or salary advancement. All three-credit-hour courses are now self-paced. The rolling enrollment window is open from September 1, 2022-April 14, 2023. All coursework must be completed no later than May 19, 2023. Non-degree graduate credit from Marshall University or Concord University will be available during the Fall 2022 semester and the Winter-Spring 2023 semester

  • Enroll in the WVLearns Three-Credit Hour Modules (this link will become active September 1, 2022)
  • Course Titles:
    • All About Addiction: Opioids & Other Addicting Substances for WV Educators, Administrators, School Nurses & Counselors
    • Balanced Reading Diet for Active WV Educators Grades PreK-5
    • Blended Delivery of Instruction for WV Educators and Administrators
    • Building Reading Fluency Grades K Through 5 for Active WV Educators
    • Classroom Management for WV Educators and Administrators
    • Computer Science Introduction to GIS for WV Educators & Administrators
    • Cyber Safety for WV Educators and Administrators
    • Designing a Virtual Field Trip for Active WV Educators
    • Developing and Implementing WebQuests for WV Educators and Administrators
    • Differentiating Instruction for Active WV Educators
    • Digital Citizenship for WV Educators and Administrators
    • EC Read Aloud Strategies and Practices for Active WV Educators
    • Escape Room Challenge for WV Educators and Administrators
    • Helping Struggling Readers for Active WV Educators
    • Improving Reading and Writing in the Content Area for Active WV Educators.
    • Incorporating Primary Resources in Social Studies for Active WV Educators
    • National Board Awareness and Preparation for Active WV Educators
    • Project Based Learning
    • Universal Design for Learning
    • Trauma Sensitive Schools for WV Educators, School Nurses, Counselors & Administrators
    • Using Rubrics to Guide Student Learning for Active WV Educators
    • Using the Web for Classroom Instruction
    • Word Study Grades K-5 for Active WV Educators
    • Writing Stages and Development Grades Pre-K Through 5 for Active WV Educators
  • Schedule and Additional Details