Renew a Teaching Certificate in ME
(not a Maine teacher, click here to find your state)
How do I renew a teaching certificate in ME?
This step-by-step process helps teachers in ME to submit a renewal application for certification and credentialing. If you are currently working in a public school district and have not been recommended by your certification committee, please check with your certification chair and/or superintendent before renewing.
What state requirements does a teacher in Maine need to meet for renewal?
Online classes for educators in Maine must be relative to the education industry:
- Teachers and Specialists need 6 semester hours or 90 contact hours required.
- Education Technicians need 3 semester hours or 45 contact hours required.
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How do I contact the ME Department of Education?
Contact the Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
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 July 1st, 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.