Renew a Teaching Certificate in AZ
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How do I renew a teaching certificate in AZ?
Visit the Arizona Department of Education site for more details on the re-certification process, official forms for recertification in AZ, and the teaching certificate renewal process.
What state requirements does a teacher in Arizona need to meet for renewal?
To renew a teaching certificate in AZ, the following types of Professional Development Activities (see page 2 on this form to renew a Standard Teaching Certificate) may be used to meet course requirements for recertification:
Teachers must complete 15 clock hours of professional development activities for each year of the certificate term. One semester hour of college coursework is equivalent to 15 clock hours of professional development activities. The clock hours or semester hours may be completed in various increments per year. All Professional Learning Board courses include a free PD Tracker.
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How do I contact the AZ Department of Education?
Contact the Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85007
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 December 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.