Online K-12 Teacher License Renewal Courses

North Carolina

Easy steps for renewing a teaching license in North Carolina:

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

  2. Find and take classes online for teachers:
  3. CEU/Renewal Credit/Clock Hour (watch a quick FAQ video)
    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 North Carolina teachers . . . 

 

  • NC K-5 Relicensure Package (80 Hours)
    Topics: Literacy, Academic Content Subject Area, Digital Learning Technology, Apps in the Classroom, Reading Instruction, Cognitive Skills, Hybrid and Online Classrooms, and more.
    $460 for 80 Hours
    SAVE $120!
    6 Courses (10 or 30 hours each)
  • NC 6-12 Relicensure Package (80 Hours)
    Topics: Academic Content Subject Area, Digital Learning Technology, Apps in the Classroom, Reading Instruction, Cultural Competency, Literacy, Online and Hybrid Classrooms, and more.
    $460 for 80 Hours
    SAVE $172!
    8 Courses (10 hours each)
  • NC Student Service Personnel Relicensure Package (80 Hours)
    Topics: Professional Discipline, Digital Learning Technology, Child Abuse Prevention, Internet Safety, Suicide Prevention, Anti-Bullying Strategies, Cultural Competency, and more.
    $460 for 80 Hours
    SAVE $172!
    8 Courses (10 hours each)
  • 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
    SAVE $66!
    4 Courses (10 hours each)
  • Standards Package (30 Hours)
    TOPICS: Academic Intervention, Understanding RTI, Standards in Teaching, Integrated Curriculum, Literacy, Effective Grading, STEM, and Formative Assessment, and Mathematics.
    $185 for 30 Hours
    SAVE $52!
    3 Courses (10 hours each)
  • Student Safety Package (30 Hours)
    Topics: 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
    SAVE $52!
    3 Courses (10 hours each)
  • Technology Package (50 Hours)
    Topics: Technology in Education, Mobile Technology, iPads in the Curriculum, Online Teaching, Hybrid Classrooms, Videos, Flipped Classrooms and more. The technology package contains 5 online PD courses, adding up to a total of 50 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.
    $300 for 50 Hours
    SAVE $95!
    5 Courses (10 hours each)
  • 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 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
  • Differentiated Instruction (10 Hours)
    Better understand gifted and talented education by learning how to identify, instruct and assess these students. You will have a greater understanding of the various learning styles and will be equipped with ideas and strategies to reach and support every student.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Digital Learning Strategies (10 Hours)
    Educators today have to prepare themselves to teach in online and hybrid classrooms. This course on digital learning strategies will help teachers gain confidence in using a range of tools to present information, engage with students, and assess performance using technology. Teachers will learn skills that help them teach online including understanding learning management systems, and other classroom engagement tools. Explore new strategies to present and engage with content thru virtual field trips. As teachers build these skills, they prepare to teach in a range of hybrid and online learning contexts.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Digital Technology in the Classroom (10 Hours)
    Using technology to help students achieve specific classroom goals can be a challenge, not only because of the sheer variety of tools, but also because of innumerable safety concerns. Technology tools and video resources in the classroom can be used to help students grasp key concepts, retain information, and enjoy learning. This course is designed to help teachers learn to use existing videos as well as record, edit, create, embed and share their own video lectures in the classroom. It looks at a range of mobile technology apps and assesses their safety. Full of strategies, tutorials, and tips- this course, gives teachers resources that they implement right away.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Enhancing Classroom Instruction (10 Hours)
    Equip teachers with essential tools and successful strategies to integrate standards and student portfolios to enhance 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. We all have an innate ethical sense that urges us to make choices. Most people believe that their actions are guided by logic and reason. The information tools provided here are focused on enabling teachers to broaden their understanding of ethical issues while at the same time helping them to better understand the ideas of others. Teachers explore growth in ethical areas of academic excellence, boundaries and academic integrity. From protocols for social media, reporting abuse, transference and plagiarism, these course issues are where ethics and education meet. It is full of practical strategies, resources and guidelines for teachers to implement in their particular teaching situations. Through reflection and introspection, teachers develop an understanding of their ethical self and are given a range of tips to bring high ethical standards into every stage of their educational practice.
    $79 for 10 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Facilitated Learning Strategies (10 Hours)
    A teacher’s day is full of tasks including guiding students, organizing classroom activities, monitoring behavior, maximizing learning outcomes, designing lesson plans and assessing student work. It can be overwhelming and challenging. This course provides teachers with practical tips to manage their stress, organize assessments, arrange classroom environments, plan activities and coordinate events. The section on rubrics helps make assessment effective, individualized and easy. Printable templates, web tools, sample rubrics and ready-to-use resources help teachers bring effectivity and organization into daily schedules.
    $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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Special Education and Behavioral Health (10 Hours)
    Behavioral health training that is culturally responsive and trauma and evidence informed, increasing awareness of laws and practices relating to educating students with disabilities in the classroom, including but not limited to Child Find and inclusive learning environments.
    $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
  • Substitute Teaching 101 (15 Hours)
    Designed to train and introduce new substitute teachers to a range of topics and skills generally required for teaching in the classroom. Topic area sections covered include overviews of the following: Professionalism: Conduct, confidentiality, and legal responsibilities. Honoring diversity: Basic terminology and appropriate actions. Foundational classroom management techniques: Ways to control a classroom and diffusing conflict. Basic instructional strategies: Effective questioning, assessment methods, and lesson plans. Supporting students with special needs: Basic terminology of disorders and characteristics and appropriate strategies. Working with at-risk youth: Learning traits, characteristics, and appropriate strategies.
    $119 for 15 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Hybrid Classroom Planning (30 Hours, includes project)
    Topics: Designing hybrid lesson plans, online and hybrid teaching strategies, shared rubrics, technology safety, online PLCs, multi-faceted assessments, and more.
    $280 for 30 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Hybrid School Planning for Administrators (30 Hours, includes project)
    Topics: School Administrators plan for flexible hybrid schooling, adaptable assessments, technology infrastructure, safety, collaborations, professional development, and more.
    $280 for 30 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Literacy in Learning (30 Hours)
    This course helps teachers meet the standards North Carolina State Board of Education related to Literacy including evidence-based assessment, diagnosis, and intervention strategies for students not demonstrating reading proficiency, grounded in the Science of Reading, as defined in G.S. 115C-83.3.
    $185 for 30 Hours
    1 Certificate
    5 Year Access
  • Online Teaching Skills (45 Hours, includes project)
    Topics: Online and hybrid teaching strategies, implementing asynchronous and synchronous lessons, recording a teaching video, student engagement, online assessments, and more.
    $420 for 45 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
  • ELL & ESL Instructional Strategies (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
  • 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)
    Academic achievement has become an important benchmark in education. This course is full of strategies and educational practices that can help improve academic achievement. In addition to classroom tools and ideas, this online course helps teachers analyze student work to identify gaps in their teaching and helps raise academic scores by establishing a culture of inquiry.
    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
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