Online K-12 Teacher License Renewal Courses

Montana

Easy steps for renewing a teaching license in Montana:

  1. Get information about state renewal requirements and the staff professional development process for teachers in MT.

  2. Find and take classes online for teachers:
  3. Get a Certificate of Completion
    Semester Graduate Credit (watch a quick FAQ video)
    Get an official transcript from a regionally accredited university

  4. Record hours
    Free PD tracker included at no cost with all courses.

  5. Save or submit your total hours for renewal.
Start now, select online courses for Montana teachers . . . 

 

  • MT Relicensure Package (60 Hours)
    Topics: Collaboration Skills, Classroom Management, Cognitive Skills, Virtual Field Trips, Ethics for Educators, Brain Training, Professional Boundaries, Technology in Education and more. All-you-need to renew a teaching certificate in MT is in this 60 hour online PD course package (6 self-study online courses). Be sure to check with your local authority in Montana regarding your particular license type and situation.
    $350 for 60 Hours
    6 Courses (10 hours each)
    Online Self-Study
  • Language & Communication Package (50 Hours)
    Topics: Teaching ELLs, Language Acquisition, Reading and the Brain, Culturally Responsive Education, Autism, Assistive Communication, Reading Strategies. The Language and Communication package contains 5 online PD courses, adding up to a total of 50 hours. The courses help teachers create effective curriculum that teach language skills to all students. The package includes strategies, templates and tools to help teachers teach reading, communication and other English language skills. Teachers learn to connect with and understand learners including students from diverse cultural backgrounds, special needs and students with autism.
    $300 for 50 Hours
    5 Courses (10 hours each)
    Online Self-Study
  • Special Education Package (40 Hours)
    Topics: Autism, ADHD, Aspergers, Diverse Learners, Accommodations, Adaptations, IEPs, Differentiated Education, Gifted Learners, Differentiation and more. The Special Education Package contains 4 online PD courses, adding up to a total of 40 hours. The courses help teachers gain confidence in integrating and teaching students with special needs in the classroom. The package includes tools to help teachers make classroom adaptations, modify lesson plans, tests and assignments, and communicate effectively with students who have special needs.
    $250 for 40 Hours
    4 Courses (10 hours each)
    Online Self-Study
  • Standards Package (30 Hours)
    • Hours: 30
    • Courses: 3
    • Style: Online Self-Study
    Click package name above for more details about package.
    $185 for 30 Hours
    3 Courses (10 hours each)
    Online Self-Study
  • Student Safety Package (30 Hours)
    opics: Internet Safety, Staying Safe Online, Child Abuse Prevention, Child Protection Protocols, Mandatory Reporters, Reporting Child Abuse, Bullying, Suicide Prevention, Ethics in Education and more. The student safety package contains 3 online PD courses, adding up to a total of 30 hours. The courses help teachers keep students safe in classrooms and schools. The package includes strategies, templates and tools to help teachers integrate technology in a safe manner, address bullying, create policies to identify signs of abuse and suicide and introduce ethical codes of conduct in schools.
    $185 for 30 Hours
    3 Courses (10 hours each)
    Online Self-Study
  • Technology Package (30 Hours)
    Topics: Technology in Education, Mobile Technology, iPads in the Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum, Videos, Flipped Classrooms and more. The technology package contains 3 online PD courses, adding up to a total of 30 hours. The courses help teachers integrate technology into the curriculum. The package includes easy tools to help teachers design the best lesson plans and technology based activities across the curriculum. The courses are full of ideas and strategies that help teachers use technology as a learning tool and prepare students for the real world.
    $185 for 30 Hours
    3 Courses (10 hours each)
    Online Self-Study
  • Apps in the Classroom (10 Hours)
    Successfully integrate iPads and apps to ensure higher levels of student engagement and learning. The pedagogy of using iPads in the classroom is presented, with ways for teachers to tap into recent app developments to fully examine their learning potential.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Assessment and Evaluation (10 Hours)
    Successfully evaluate and assess the various facets of your teaching practice by seamlessly integrating the Common Core State Standards along with effective formative assessments and productive reflection practices. The approaches presented here equip teachers to make accurate assessments of their students’ learning needs and levels, and then plan targeted interventions based on the results, culminating in greater student achievement.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Bullying and Suicide Prevention in Schools (10 Hours)
    Topics: Bullying Prevention, Policies, School Safety, Suicide Prevention, Emergency Protocols and more. Healthy classroom and school communities are the foundation of an effective learning environment where students feel safe and can focus on education and growth. What are ways in which teachers can help students to learn communication skills, and be both assertive and compassionate? How can we teach students to respect and treat classmates as equals? This online PD course for teachers is full of intervention ideas, policies and protocols for schools to adopt, emergency plans that can be put in place at school, and other strategies to make classrooms safe and welcoming for all students.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Classroom Management (10 Hours)
    Manage the various facets of teaching responsibilities efficiently, by seamlessly integrating the common core and curriculum standards into instruction, enforcing positive behavior interventions, and utilizing the physical classroom space to complement teaching. The strategies presented here build on extensive research, real experiences of teachers, observations of hundreds of classrooms and the most innovative ideas in practice; to enable teachers to manage their classrooms effectively and thus optimize students’ learning experiences.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Communication in the Integrated Classroom (10 Hours)
    Communication and environmental modifications, are some of the main obstacles that teachers face while integrating students with disabilities into the regular classroom. This course teaches assistive communication strategies, as well as instructional ideas to build communication skills. It also explores the concepts behind environmental and sensory modifications, especially in reference to Autism.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Core Academic Intervention (10 Hours)
    Explore successful strategies to make interventions in teaching practices, including effective ways to evaluate and examine students’ performances, with the ultimate goal of enhancing students’ mastery of the Common Core Standards.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Cultural Competency and Reflective Teaching (10 Hours)
    This cultural competency and responsiveness training helps teachers assess their own cultural lens and examine potential bias that impacts the classroom framework with equitable sensitivity to all learners across languages, genders, religions, races, cultural backgrounds, and special needs.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Developing Cognition Skills (10 Hours)
    Discover methods for detecting weak cognitive skills in students and strategies to strengthen such skills.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Differentiated Instruction (10 Hours)
    Better understand gifted and talented education by learning how to identify, instruct and assess these students.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Enhancing Classroom Instruction (10 Hours)
    Equip teachers with essential tools and successful strategies to integrate common core instruction and reflective practices to enhance their instruction and benefit students’ learning.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Enhancing the Classroom Learning Environment (10 Hours)
    Create effective learning environments for your students by focusing on engaging bulletin board design and meaningful parent relationships.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Ethics in Education (10 Hours)
    Bring and maintain high standards of ethics into our schools. Includes a variety of topics to explore practical ways of addressing ethical decisions in our lives.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Integrated Classrooms (10 Hours)
    Make teaching ALL students a real possibility, by acquiring an in-depth understanding of Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and implementing Universal Design of Learning (UDL) frameworks, where learners’ strategic and affective networks are considered to determine the best teaching methods.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Integrated Curriculum (10 Hours)
    Successfully address a range of mathematics and STEM learning needs with strategies designed to benefit teachers at various levels of expertise, in the successful integration of STEM and CCSS into classroom learning.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Learning Strategies for the 21st Century (10 Hours)
    Transform teaching practice through Inquiry-based, Collaborative learning climate within classrooms. Building on a strong research base, teachers are empowered to understand and implement effective practices of investigative learning and collaboration, incorporating technology to reach the 21st century learner most effectively.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Preparing Students for College and Careers (10 Hours)
    Transform your students’ learning experience by equipping them to be truly ‘college and career ready’, in today’s world. Using the tools and strategies provided in this course, teachers can equip students with skills like Project Management, enabling them to make a successful transition to university and work environments.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Reading Strategies for All Teachers (10 hours)
    Equips teachers to support student learning through better reading and comprehension across the curriculum and grade levels.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Research-based Curriculum and Instruction (10 Hours)
    Empower students by implementing novel ideas in curriculum development, within classrooms. With this framework, teachers are equipped to integrate research-based instructional strategies with successful curriculum development practices, that cater to teachers’ own professional development as well as students’ learning needs.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • School Mental Health (10 Hours)
    Equip teachers to identify early signs of suicide and combat bullying, through creative activities to promote safe classroom environments. Teachers are encouraged to work together with their school in initiating and implementing school-wide policies to promote mental health.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Standards in Teaching (10 Hours)
    Untangle what turns out to be the not-so-mysterious language of today’s teaching and learning and put successful strategies, including the Common Core, into practice.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Student Safety and the Technology-rich Classroom (10 Hours)
    Discover ways in children’s safety is threatened in today’s world, and learn strategies that can help keep students safe, through a range of resources, signs, characteristics, scenarios, and indicators of threats.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Supporting Special Needs in the Classroom (10 Hours)
    Equip yourself with a basic understanding of the warning signs of early-onset mental illness as well as ideas and successful strategies to work with affected students. Gain confidence in accommodating students with ADHD, and other students who are energetic, hyperactive or have difficulty paying attention.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Teachers in Leadership (10 Hours)
    Transform teaching practice by using strategies like action research and school-wide initiatives to explore the intricacies of the educational context, and implement corresponding, well-designed interventions for holistic change. The approaches presented here allow teachers to build professional learning communities, enhance school improvement, and is an excellent way to prioritize student learning.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Teaching English Learners (10 Hours)
    Improve cross-cultural understanding and examine cultural influences on school practices while coming away with greater insight on how second languages are acquired.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Teaching with Internet Technology (10 Hours)
    Gain confidence in navigating the Internet and using technology in teaching and learning, by exploring the concepts and ideas behind using technology in the classroom, to understand the skills needed to use technology to support learning most effectively.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Technology in Learning (10 Hours)
    Explore how you can use technology to enhance students’ competence in reading and ‘flip’ your classroom to expand learning experiences. Through a wealth of resources, educators are empowered to create efficient technology-integrated classrooms, while collaborating effectively with students and educators.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Academic Interventions (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    This course introduces teachers to STEM and student-centered learning to create and implement a standards-based curriculum. Teachers are then able to customize and differentiate curriculum for each learner acting more as facilitators, coaches and mentors.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Child Abuse Prevention (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Protecting children is the role and responsibility of every teacher. Educators taking this course examine professional behaviors and boundaries while becoming aware of red flags that might indicate a child is being abused.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Cognitive Skills Understanding Learning Challenges (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    We all know the brain plays a major role in learning, but few are aware of how. In a class where each child differs in ability to learn, it is essential that educators know how the brain is related to the process of learning, in order to help facilitate student performance. Such knowledge will also give the educator an advantage when faced with the challenge of teaching a child with special needs. This course equips educators with extensive knowledge about the process of learning.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Cohesive Classroom Communities (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Teachers are equipped to transform their classrooms into cohesive learning communities, through this online course. The course begins with Classroom Collaboration where educators come to understand the importance of the teacher’s role in creating an environment where young people are willing and able to work collaboratively. Teachers are taught to recognize, appropriately handle and make accommodations, for diagnosable mental health issues among students. The course helps teachers understand that they play a valuable role, and can help save a life, by learning about the prevalence of suicide; understanding suicide and how it may be prevented.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Money for Classrooms (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    This course will help teachers to maximize their classroom budget and raise funds for innovative ideas and projects. Teachers will learn to create effective budgets, write grants and create fundraising campaigns while connecting with community stakeholders to support educational endeavors in the classroom.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Pedagogy Essentials (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Teaching amongst the technological advances of the 21st century, brings with it unique challenges of combining education and theory with classroom practice. This three part course is designed to provide teachers the background knowledge and resources they require to use research findings to enhance their students’ learning. The course covers Research Based Instructional Strategies, which focuses on strategies teachers can use to channel research findings to improve their quality of instruction. Curriculum Development equips teachers to create effective, yet practical unit and lesson plans that equip students to learn more efficiently. The course also focuses on enabling teachers organize their teaching plans, work-life balance and the various aspects of their classroom.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Peer Coaching and Evaluation (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Learning as a community of educators, and from each other is one of the best ways teachers can find encouragement, inspiration and support as they maneuver everyday challenges in the classroom. This course explores research-based strategies in peer teaching and professional development adopted and embraced by schools across the country.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Preparing College Ready and Career-bound Students (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Prepare students for a successful future in college and careers. This online course suggests an approach to overall development of the student from elementary through high school that can help students become college ready and successful in their careers.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Raising Academic Achievement (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    This course introduces teachers to STEM and student-centered learning to create and implement a standards-based curriculum. Teachers are then able to customize and differentiate curriculum for each learner acting more as facilitators, coaches and mentors.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Reaching Diverse Learners (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    The strategies in this course help educators understand the influence second language acquisition has on learning and how to promote effective interaction between ELL students and their classmates. Teachers learn how expected behaviors within a classroom should be taught through consistent responses and positive reinforcement.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Reading Across the Curriculum (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Reading should be a meaningful activity that is focused on comprehension and that results in understanding. When students struggle with a specific subject matter the underlying reason is usually also identified as under developed reading skills. The strategies in this course are imperative for all educators to help their students become proficient readers. This course helps teachers understand how to assess reading skills in the classroom and plan instruction accordingly. It also equips educators to empower their students with confidence when handling tough text. Teachers also learn how to act as a facilitator for small groups for guided reading.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Standards and Communications in Teaching (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    In an age where there are multiple approaches to teaching and educating students, it becomes important to ensure that a particular standard is maintained. This class helps educators achieve goals, while empowering you with skills and tools to deliver the best of quality education. Standards and Communications in Teaching is a three part integrated course that highlights various strategies for facilitating student learning and improving academic achievement. It also focuses on positive communication, both with students and parents, in order to achieve excellence in education.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Standards in the Classroom (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Teachers in this course explore approaches to instruction, assessment and evaluation that they can implement in their classroom. This course focuses on practices teachers can use to promote student motivation and self-learning while decreasing and eliminating behavior issues.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Students with Disabilities (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Every student is unique and has different needs, learning levels and abilities. As teachers, it is certainly challenging to teach each and every student effectively. This online course presents reaching students with special needs as a real possibility. It prepares teachers to plan for IEPs (Individualized Education Plans), reveals the Universal Design of Learning framework, and shares Assistive Communication tools and technologies to help all students attain their maximum educational potential.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Teachers in Leadership (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    The strength of an educational institution lies in its leadership, educators and students. This online course is rich in content that highlights changes or initiatives that can be implemented to improve student learning and encourage school improvement. Teachers taking this class can explore strategies for improving their public speaking skills and in turn, facilitate improved communication with audiences.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Teaching Online for the Classroom Teacher (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    TOPICS: Delivering content online, assessment through collaboration and engagement, planning and safety considerations, digital reading technologies, technology supported reading, collaborative reading through technology, planning a virtual field trip, virtual field trip resources, conducting a virtual field trip, online PD for teachers.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Technology for Student Learning (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    We live in a technologically advanced world. But, for teachers, the hallmark question is to understand how we can effectively use this technology to enhance student learning in the classroom. This online course will shine light on the multi-faceted uses of technology in the classroom. Teachers will learn how to choose technology for the classroom, be techno-savvy especially in the use of iPads and how to flip a traditional classroom to one with innovative instructional methods designed for enhancing student learning.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
  • Technology for Today's Classroom (1 semester credit - Adams State University)
    Protecting children is the role and responsibility of every teacher. Educators taking this course examine professional behaviors and boundaries while becoming aware of red flags that might indicate a child is being abused.
    Pay $140 today
    Pay $55 university credit
    Total Price = $195
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