HT Training & Support Site and Professional Development Clock Hours

You will receive directions on how to access the WGU Host Teacher Training & Support Site in the "Welcome Host Teacher" email sent to you from Teacher Success ( Please read through the information on the website right away as it provides all the information you need to mentor a WGU teacher candidate.


Hosting a WGU teacher candidate provides you an opportunity to receive professional development hours. WGU allows up to 8 hours/week (maximum 96 hours) of professional development for hosting a teacher candidate. Note: WGU’s maximum allowable hours may be different than what your state allows. The following table lists state-specific guidelines and limitations regarding professional development. If your state is not in the table, please refer to your state’s Department of Education as state requirements change frequently.



Professional Development Guidelines


Host teachers in Texas can receive a maximum of 8 hours of professional development for hosting a teacher candidate.

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