All SPII license holders will need 7.5 CEUs per 5-year renewal cycle. The following requirements apply to individuals renewing their licenses on or after August 1, 2011. Credit is no longer given for teaching experience. For a license to remain current, all credit must be earned by the expiration date of the existing license. DPI is now enforcing the $55 processing fee for anyone who fails to renew their license by the expiration date.
|1 Literacy Credit||1 Academic Subject Credit||3 Principal Credits (instructional, human resources,
and managerial leadership)
|School Based Principals/Assistant Principals||✓||4.5|
|Media Coordinators, Social Workers,
Guidance Counselors, Psychologists,
Speech Pathologists hired prior to 7-1-11
- Speech Pathologists hired after 7-1-11 will follow their Board of Examiners requirements.
- Teachers earning National Board Certification may receive 7.5 renewal credits.
- Teachers who are in the 10-year National Board renewal cycle may earn 2 credits (1 for literacy and 1 for academic).
- National Board Credits cannot be split between two cycles. They can be used within the current cycle or carried over in full to the next renewal cycle. A written request must be submitted to Human Resources noting which renewal cycle to post National Board Credits.
The State Board’s policy (TCP-A-005) addressing renewal requirements is available online at http://sbepolicy.dpi.state.nc.us (click on NCSBE Policy Manual Table of Contents and then click on the link for TCP series).
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