Out-of-School Time Professional Pathways Certification

The Out-of-School Time Professional Pathways Certification (OSTPPC) acknowledges the education, experience, skills, and talents of Nevada’s OST providers. Operating on a three-level competency model, the OSTPPC’s Key Objectives are:
  • Quality Enhancement: Elevate program quality through highly trained OST staff.
  • Recognition and Retention: Acknowledge and retain professionals in the field through formal certification.
  • Education and Training: Encourage continuous learning and training tailored to program needs.
  • Professionalization: Advance the professional status of the OST field.
  • Career Pathways: Establish clear pathways for career growth within the OST profession.

How to Apply

Before beginning your application, it is crucial to download and review the “Certificate Guide.” This document provides a comprehensive overview of the Certification information, eligibility, training, and professional activity requirements. It includes suggested training topics, accepted professional activities, training resources, a list of post-secondary courses in Nevada, and step-by-step guidance on completing the application. Once you have read through the Guide, you may use the link below to begin your application.

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