Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units

The William Carey University School of Education is pleased to offer Continuing Education Units (CEU) credits for teachers. School district professional development programs may qualify for CEUs through membership in our Master In-service Program.  Membership dues to the program are $300 per school and are paid annually from July 1st to June 30th of each calendar year. Special discounts are given to schools whose district is a member of the Program for Research and Evaluation of Public Schools (PREPS).  Replacement certificates may be obtained if they were originally granted by us at a cost of $20 each.  For more information regarding CEU, SEMI, and OSL credits, please contact Patti Permenter, CEU Manager at 601-318-6229 or via email

Professional Organizations

William Carey University believes that it is important for all professionals to join and actively participate in professional organizations. The School of Education recommends the following organizations:

Professional Learning Communities

•    Mississippi Association of Educators (MAE) - MAE has 2.8 million members worldwide with a Student Program membership of 60,000. MAE is responsive, innovative and a complete organization for professional educators. Contact: Greg Bullock
•    Mississippi Professional Educators (MPE)  - MPE offers a premium package of services and benefits. MPE is the state’s largest organization for professional educators with over 10,100 teachers, administrators, and support personnel, serving members in pre-K through graduate education. Contact: Dr. Kela Jackson  601-318-6603
•    American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
Education Honor Societies

•    Phi Delta Kappa Education Honor Society (PDK)  - Phi Delta Kappa’s mission is to support public education as the cornerstone of democracy.  Its vision is to be the experts in cultivating great educators for tomorrow while continuing to ensure excellence across all learning communities. Its vision is to be the experts in cultivating great educators for tomorrow while continuing to ensure high quality education for today. The Pine Belt Chapter 75 invites you inquire about membership. PDK sponsors three community activities a year.   
•    Kappa Delta Pi Education Society (KDP)

Professional Learned Societies

•    Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI) 
•    Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 
•    International Reading Association (IRA) 
•    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics  (NCTM)
•    National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
•    National Council for Gifted Children (NACG) 
•    National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
•    National Association for Sports and Physical Education (NASPE)
•    National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) 
•    International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
•    American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
•    National Science Teachers Association (NSTE)