College of Education

Provisional Certificate Renewal Requirements After Sept. 1, 2013

Changes as of September 1, 2013

Provisional Renewals

Teachers may apply for a provisional renewal if they have not met all requirements within the  five year validity of their INITIAL provisional certificate. They may do this by completing one of the options below. However, ALL HOURS NEED TO BE COMPLETED WITHIN THREE YEARS UPON APPLICATION OF THE PROVISIONAL RENEWAL 

First renewal requires completion of ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • 6 semester hours in a planned program of study at an approved educational preparation institution (EPI); OR
     
  • 6 semester credit hours of academic credit appropriate to the grade level and content endorsement(s) of the certificate; OR
  • 180 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) appropriate to the grade level and content endorsement(s) of the certificate held; OR
     
  • Combination of semester credit hours and SCECHs (30 SCECHs equate to 1 semester credit hour).

Note:You may NOT use DPPD's for first renewals.

The first renewal is valid for 3 years.  If requirements for the professional certificate are not met by the expiration date of the first renewal, a second  3 year renewal may be obtained by completing one of the options above within the three year time limit prior to application. 

Note:  You may NOT use DPPD’s for second renewals.

 

Page last modified September 11, 2013