Comprehensive HR Courses and pHCLE Certification for Professionals Aspiring to Excel
Oregon School Personnel Association (OSPA) offers Human Resources in Education Leadership Program (HrELP), a robust, four-course program to develop K-12 HR professionals in the area of communications, leadership and change management.
Who Can Benefit?
Human capital/HR staff or professionals interested in pursuing a career path in HR
District and building leaders
Teachers and teacher leaders
Public, private, and charter school executives and department directors
State department of education and other education-related government employees
HrELP Course Overview
Oregon Laws & Requirements
Gain expertise on state laws and requirements that are fundamental to HR work in K-12 education. Class begins June 2019.
Strategic Staffing, Talent Management & Development
HR professionals in K-12 education are entrusted with an organization's most valuable asset - discover how to cultivate and invest in human capital. Course has been completed for this year.
Performance Excellence, Culture & Total Rewards
Continuous improvement is central to HR work in K-12 education. Learn how to build strong momentum towards excellence. Register for this course.
In-Field Learning Through OSPA Professional Development Events
This full year educational experience (two consecutive semesters) features a variety of relevant state and federal laws and regulations updates, licensure information, legislative updates and deep dives into current HR practice. Register for this course.
Professional Development events include:
September 10 - 14, 2018 - OSPA Fall Regional Meetings, 10:00 - 1:00 p.m.
September 10, 2018 Northwest Region meeting, site TBA
September 11, 2018 West Region meeting, Linn-Benton-Lincoln ESD, Albany
September 12, 2018 East Region meeting, Intermountain ESD, Pendleton
September 13, 2018 Central Region meeting, High Desert ESD, Redmond
September 14, 2018 South Region meeting, site TBA
October 29, 2018 - OSPA-TSPC-ODE Fall Workshop, Salem Convention Center
February 2019 - Advanced HR Winter Retreat
April 14 - 16, 2019 - OSPA Annual Spring Conference, Eagle Crest Resort
Professional Human Capital Leaders in Education Certification (pHCLE)
OSPA hosts a highly recognized and regarded national HR certification program (pHCLE) in conjunction with the American Association of School Personnel (AASPA) and Battelle for Kids (BFK) with standards designed specifically for K-12 education. Class begins June 2019.