MDE does not accept CEUs for less than 0.5 or 5 contact hours.
  • Current requirements for Renewal of a Five-Year Standard License (www.mdek12.org)

    Class A: 

    Ten (10) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area
       OR
    Three (3) semester hours in content or job/skill related area AND Five (5) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area
       OR
    Six (6) semester hours in content or job/skill related area
       OR
    Completion of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards process

    Class AA, AAA or AAAA:

    Three (3) semester hours in content or job/skill related area
       OR
    Five (5) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area 
       OR
    Completion of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards process

     

    Standard Career Administrator:

    Seventy (70) School Executive Management Institute (SEMI) credits 
       OR
    Six (6) hours of coursework 
       OR 
    35 SEMI credits AND 3 hrs coursework
       OR
    Completion of a specialist or doctoral degree in educational administration/leadership

    Reinstatement of an Expired License


    An expired five-year standard license may be reinstated with one of the following options:
      - six hours of college coursework
     - valid out-of-state license
     - documentation from PERS for retired educators
     - CEUs