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

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Jill Literski

Ann Amberg, Instructor
Teacher Feature
Learning & Hard Labor: Restoring a Forest Trail
Jill Literski, Wasau Fresh Start Wasau, WI

 This past summer I worked with a crew of my students restoring an old forest trail on nearby Rib MountainState Park. This trail and its retaining wall were originally built by young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) 80 years ago. When I found out my students and I would be revamping the trails at the top of Rib Mountain, I was excited to be working outside for the summer. I was also excited to work hard and have the opportunity to supervise the project. 

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The World We Want - Earth, Justice & Spirit