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Renewal Credit Guidelines

RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A CONTINUING FIVE YEAR LICENSE                                                  

North Carolina Continuing license must be renewed every five years. Each license holder is responsible for knowing and satisfying license renewal requirements. For a license to remain current, all credit must be earned by the expiration date of the existing license. To renew a continuing five year license, one must have a total of 8.0 renewal credits which must include:   
 
Teacher/Instructional Support Personnel Grades K-8:
 
3.0 CEU--Academic Subject Area-Aligned to NC Professional Teaching Standards 3 and 5
3.0 CEU--Literacy- As defined in GS 115C-296
2.0 CEU--Digital Learning Competencies
 
Teacher/Instructional Support Personnel Grades 9-12:   
 
3.0 CEU--Academic Subject Area-Aligned to NC Professional Teaching Standards 3 and 5
3.0 CEU--General
2.0 CEU--Digital Learning Competencies


National Boards

Teachers earning National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification or completing the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification process receive 8 renewal credits. Educators who complete the ten year national board renewal cycle may earn two credits. 
 
Prior approval is required for all Staff Development.
 
Administrators
 
3.0 CEU--Executive's Role: Align with the expectations of the North Carolina School Executive Standards 2, 4 and 5, focused on the school executive's role as instructional, human resources and managerial leader.
2.0 CEU--Digital Learning Competencies
3.0 CEU--General