Renew a Teaching Certificate in NE
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How do I renew a teaching certificate in NE?
The Nebraska Department of Education is where educators go to get up-to-date forms and renew their teaching certificate.
What state requirements does a teacher in Nebraska need to meet for recertification?
According to the NE Department of Education, you must have recent teaching experience or college credit hours for renewal of a teaching certificate. The following three options are listed as meeting the requirement:
- Submit verification of experience form indicating teaching for one (1) year within the immediate past five (5) years half time (50%). or
- Have completed six (6) graduate semester hours in education or your content area, withing the immediate past five (5) years while holding or qualified to hold a teaching certificate that has not expired. or
- If your teaching certificate is expired, more than five (5) years, fifteen (15) specific graduate semester hours in education are required.
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How do I contact the NE Department of Education?
Contact the Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
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 February 16th, 2021 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.