Oregon School Personnel Association (OSPA) offers Human Resources in Education Leadership Program (HrELP), a robust, five-course program to develop K-12 HR professionals in the area of communications, leadership and change management.
Oregon Professional Human Capital Leaders in Education Certification* (pHCLE)
In conjunction with the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) and Battelle for Kids (BFK), Oregon School Personnel Association (OSPA) offers a highly recognized and regarded national HR certification program (pHCLE) with standards designed specifically for K-12 education.
The Professional Human Capital Leader in Education (pHCLE) certification program is rooted in new standards that human capital leaders should demonstrate mastery to:
Develop comprehensive human capital management systems (HCMS)
Manage key human capital decisions, in areas, such as workforce planning, recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, and professional development
Balance strategic and transactional HR practices
Build a cohesive HCMS through branding and communication
Maximize the use of data for continuous improvement
Implement the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and other state and federal policies impacting human capital in education
The pHCLE certification exam is a proctored, online exam comprised of multiple-choice questions directly aligned to the Human Capital Leaders in Education Professional Standards. The cost for AASPA members is $275 and $295 for non-AASPA members.
This certification demonstrates that individuals have a:
High level of knowledge and skill in HR
Mastery of essential HR practices as they pertain to K-12 education
Commitment to professional standards
Dedication to continued mastery of knowledge and skill through recertification
For additional certification information visit AASPA's website at https://aaspa.org/human-capital-leaders-education/