Renew a Teaching Certificate in the U.S. Virgin Islands
(not a Virgin Islands teacher, click here to find your state)
How do I renew a professional educator certification in the Virgin Islands?
When you want to renew a teaching certificate in the U.S. Virgin Islands, teachers must complete 125 hours of professional development or semester graduate coursework every five years to keep this certificate valid. Applicable courses taken at an accredited university are granted 15 hours for each credit completed.
The applicant is responsible for submitting his/her certificate of completion indicating the number of contact hours or a transcript indicating the credit hours and course(s) completed.
What do I do if my VI teaching certificate lapsed?
If your certificate lapses, teachers should contact the Virginia Islands Board of Education (VIBE) as soon as possible.
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Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your teaching certificate and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and courses listed on this page are current as of October 14th, 2020 to meet the best information available. State licensing requirements and school district approval processes may change and it is your responsibility as a licensed or certified teacher to know your state certification renewal requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours for renewing a license, licensing and certificate renewal and expired or lapsed certification. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or licensing authority.