Renew a Teaching License in DE
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How do I renew a teaching license in DE?
The following resources include details for teachers to process renewing a teaching license in Delaware.
- Active Initial License Renewal (Moving to Continuing License)
- Active Continuing License Renewal
- Active Advanced License Renewal
- Expired Continuing License Renewal
- Clock Hours Documentation
- License Renewal Resources
According to the Delaware Department of Education to renew a Continuing License, teachers must complete 90 clock hours of professional development, with at least 45 clock hours every five (5) years completed in activities that relate to the educator’s work with students or staff.
Some clock hour activities must be pre-approved by the educator’s employer. These activities can be logged in the Activity Documentation Form. Professional Development clock hour course align with the Delaware Teaching Standards.
Clock hours for college or university courses shall use the following equivalencies:
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How do I contact the DE Department of Education?
Contact the Delaware Department of Education
The Townsend Building
401 Federal Street, Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901-3639
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.