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2021 Certification Regulations​

Did you know that the certification regulations were updated in January 2021? The changes were mainly to initial certification, with the goal of eventually moving all staff to either Professional or Paraprofessional certifications. See the resources on our Certification page​ to learn more.

Asynchronous Training Courses

Are you thinking of taking an asynchronous training course for your initial certification? See the guidelines for these courses as well as a list of providers here.

Continuing Education

KDLA’s Online Learning Portal

When you view one of our archived webinars using our Online Learning Portal, you’ll now get a certificate for viewing that can be used toward your certification renewal! Find out more here​.

​​Webinar Providers

Looking for webinars on a particular topic or from a certain provider? We’ve got you covered! ​See our lists of free and fee-based providers​.​​​