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Teaching
Lic/Authorization

Requirements - First Issuance

Master's degree and 5 years of teaching experience.

In most cases the holder of a Standard Teaching License will convert to the Master Educator License at the next renewal after meeting the requirements.

Term

5 years

Authority

Full teaching instruction within grade levels and endorsements listed on the license. Also holds substitute authority including long-term subbing.

Renewals

4 renewal credits (or 2 renewal credits if the applicant holds a doctor's or specialist's degree) and the mandatory reporter training for child and dependent adult abuse.

OR

Verification of a Master's degree or higher, at least 10 years of PK-12 licensed experience, and the mandatory reporter training for child and dependent adult abuse.

Extension

Yes - if more time is needed to complete renewal requirements.