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Licensure Renewal Requirements

Licensure Renewal Requirements

Session Law 2002-178, G.S. 115C-296

 

 

 

Credits required for licenses expiring on or after June 30, 2019

Grades K-5

  • 3 Subject Area
  • 3 Literacy
  • 2 Digital Learning Competencies

Note: 

RCS requires 3 CEUs for Digital Learning.

 

K-5 = Total of 9 CEUs

Grades 6-12

  • 3 Subject Area
  • 2 Digital Learning Competencies
  • 3 General

Note: 

RCS requires 3 CEUs for Digital Learning.

 

6-12 = Total of 9 CEUs

Student Services Personnel

  • 3 Professional Discipline Area
  • 2 Digital Learning Competencies
  • 3 General

Note: 

RCS requires 3 CEUs for Digital Learning.

 

Student Services (HomeBase determines if you are considered K-5 or 6-9.  Total of 9 CEUs

Administrators

  • 3 Executive Role
  • 2 Digital Learning Competencies
  • 3 General

Note: 

RCS requires 3 CEUs for Digital Learning.

 

Administrators = 9 CEUs

 

Additional Information:

 

  • Teachers who complete National Board Certification will earn 8 CEU credits.  Teachers who complete the 10 year renewal cycle will earn 2 CEU credits.
  • Please send all CEU documentation to Heather Munn, Licensure Specialist (hmurray@rcsnc.org) or Erika Stronach, Director of Human Resources (estronach@rcsnc.org).
  • A unit of renewal credit is equivalent to one quarter hour or one in-service credit from a North Carolina public school system. A unit reflects ten contact hours.
  • One semester hour is equivalent to 1.5 units of credit.
  • For a professional educator’s license to remain current all credit must be earned by the expiration date of the existing professional educator’s license.
  • 8 units of renewal credit are required to renew both a current and expired CPL.
  • As a condition of employment per NC State Board of Education Policy LICN-005 employing school systems reserve the right to assign literacy requirements for any educator.
  • Renewal requirements are subject to change based on NC State Board of Education policy updates.
 
 
 
North Carolina Retired Teachers
 
A Lifetime License is issued to a teacher who holds a current license after 30 or more years of classroom teaching as a licensed teacher in North Carolina PreK-12 public schools. Renewal of the Lifetime License is not required (per SL 2019 -71).