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, five-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. Register for this course.
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. Register for this course.
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 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.
Development events include:
- September 2017 - OSPA Fall Regional Meeting
- October 2017 - OSPA-TSPC-ODE Fall Workshop
- February 2018 - Advanced HR Winter Retreat
- March 2018 - OSPA Spring Regional Meeting
- April 2018 - OSPA Annual Spring Conference
Oregon Professional Human Capital Leaders in Education Certification* (pHCLE)
OSPA offers 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. Register for this course.
*Pre-requisites required: Registrants must be either currently enrolled in other current HrELP courses or be former HrELP graduates. HR professionals with 5 years or more K-12 educational HR experience may have this pre-requisite waved.
Cooperative college credit is available through PSU for all HrELP courses. For more information about registering for credit, visit: ospa.k12.or.us/psu-coopertive-credit