The School of Education strives to meet the needs of Mississippi educators. Please take a look at the opportunities below and give us a call if you have questions, or need assistance in your school or district.

William Carey University School of Education provides continuing education for Mississippi education professionals in response to the needs of districts, schools, and classrooms. Continuing Education enables us to be a part of the solution to the challenges educators face through our academic programming and continuing education partnerships.

Download the CEU Application here.

One CEU is granted for ten contact hours of professional development training. CEU credit cannot be issued for any professional development training less than five contact hours.

CEU Replacement

CEU Replacements are available if CEUs were issued within the last 5 years.

Please follow these instructions for CEU certificate replacement:

Complete this form.

If we are able to fulfill your request, we will email you with instructions on how to send in your $15 replacement fee.

Allow 4-6 weeks for your us to process your replacement certificate.

Master In-Service Program

The WCU Master In-Service Program is a Continuing Education OUTREACH program designed to assist school districts with helping teachers earn CEUs to renew their teaching licenses through quality professional development facilitated by school personnel for a school’s faculty within the district or on school-site. Enrollment allows you to submit professional development conducted within your schools and/or district for CEU credit contingent upon MDE guidelines and qualifications. 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). For more information regarding CEU, SEMI, and OSL credits, please email or call Christina Liverett at 601-318-6609.

Master In-Service Forms
CEU Guidelines
Worksheet Submission Form

Continuing Education for Teachers

The following online courses are approved for CEU credit:

  • Infobase provides continuous and in-depth resources to support ongoing learning to meet the professional development requirements redefined by ESSA. These courses are designed to ensure teachers are prepared and empowered to reach every student effectively. WCU has approved Infobase PD for CEU credit.
  • Students With Disabilities (SWD) The five-module online SWD workshop has been organized by William Carey faculty to provide educators working with Special Education and Student with Disabilities. 
  • Renaissance Learning Teachers may complete Renaissance Learning (RL) online courses through their school access. There they will find description of the online courses available. William Carey University will process CEUs for successful completion of RL online courses. 
  • Submit a Renaissance Request with this form
  •  eCRED - Online CEU professional development - Each course earns 2.4 CEUs. We are proud to announce that all credits are granted and certified by William Carey University.  There is a $25.00 charge for each CEU certificate. 

School Administrators

School administrators in the state of Mississippi must earn OSLs as entry level administrators and SEMIs for career level administrators. WCU can help your school or organization apply for SEMI and OSL approval from the Mississippi Department of Education. Workshops and trainings must be at least 12.5 contact hours to apply. For more information email us at

All payments and information sent through ground mail should be mailed to the following address. (Any other address will delay processing.)

William Carey University
School of Education – CEUs
710 William Carey Parkway
WCU Box 164
Hattiesburg, MS 39401


Do you have an upcoming conference or workshop for your school or organization and would like to offer CEUs for your participants? As an OUTREACH, WCU SOE offers support for conferences and workshops around the state.

An application is provided to allow you to complete online and email back to us.

After the application is submitted, you will be notified whether or not your event will receive approval. Upon approval, there will be items for you to submit after the workshop is complete. We may be able to attend large conferences and provide CEU certificates on the last day.

CEU Conference Planning 101


William Carey University School of Education is home to the Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools. Continuing Education enables WCU to facilitate learning opportunities and provide valuable information to educators and administrators in Mississippi’s K-12 public schools making a difference in the educational journey for children across our state.

For more information about PREPS visit or call (601) 318-6229.

William Carey School of Education - PREPS
710 William Carey Parkway
WCU Box 144
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

William Carey University’s School of Education in conjunction with the non-profit organization TEAAM, (Together Enhancing Autism Awareness in Mississippi), has been sponsoring the Autism and Neurodiversity Conference annually since 2022. The 2-day conference is designed for educators, administrators, and parents of children with special needs to attend sessions on informative and innovative topics for the classroom and home settings. In addition to the networking benefits, participants earn continuing education credits on topics including strategies, interventions, and life skills for neuro-diverse students.

The 2024 Conference will be held on the Hattiesburg campus on February 15 & 16, 2024. Registration is open now on a first-come, first-serve basis with a limitation of 200 attendees. To register, click on the link below. For more information on the conferences, please contact Dr. Mark Yeager at

2024 Conference Registration

Attendees can download the 2023 presentations below:

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