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-specificguidelines 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.
State-Specific Training Requirements
In addition to WGU’s training, states listed in the following table have specific training requirements for host teachers.