About The Heritage Institute

online education courses for teachers

The Heritage Institute has become well-known for its broad and distinct selection of online professional development courses for K-12 teachers. Teachers all over the Northwest, USA and internationally speak highly of our courses. Our continuing education courses for educators at all levels are available with Antioch University, Seattle continuing education quarter credits. Antioch CE credits are acceptable in most states for recertification and in most school districts for salary enhancement.

Helping Educators Make a Difference

The Heritage Institute helps educators make a difference in the lives of young people. Our teacher-tested courses help develop skilled, caring and enthusiastic educators who can count on our experienced faculty and applied learning course design to improve their students' engagement in learning, while encouraging character, caring and citizenship. Hear from some of the many teachers whose course work with The Heritage Institute has inspired success among their students. Read more

Teaching Tips
  • Positive student to student interaction.
  • Literacy Tips For Non-Reading Teachers
  • What Are Your Students Thinking?


Nancy Bernard

Mary Ann Johnson, Instructor
Teacher Feature
Life Skills for Teen Moms
Nancy Bernard, Tillamook Junior High Tillamook, OR

Nancy worked with Heritage instructor Mary Ann Johnson on several Customized Independent Study courses from 2008-2011. Using this self-design framework, Nancy created her own course structure that enabled her to earn credits while developing a new program and book for teen moms, “Seeds of Success”.

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