Renew a Teaching License in NV
(not a Nevada teacher, click here to find your state)
How do I renew a teaching license in NV?
Professional Learning Board is an approved provider of online PD for Nevada educators.
The Nevada Department of Education is where educators go to get up-to-date forms and renewal information for their teaching certificate. You may renew your standard or professional license up to 9 months before the expiration date of your current license.
Standard – A standard license may be issued to an educator who has met all requirements for licensure in Nevada and does not hold a graduate degree. It is valid for five (5) years.
Professional – A professional license may be issued to an educator who has earned a master’s or more advanced degree or has earned National Board Certification, has at least three years of verifiable full-time teaching experience, and has met all other requirements for licensure. A professional license is valid for six (6) years with a master’s degree, eight years (8) with an Education Specialist degree, or up to ten years (10) with a doctorate.
What state requirements does a teacher in Nevada need to meet for renewal?
Renewals for licenses issued on or before June 30, 2019, requirements may be completed utilizing:
- 15 hours per year of professional development (new system); and/or
- 6 credits with each credit counting for 15 hours (previous system).
- The required total is 90 hours of professional development obtained during the course of the licensure period.
Renewals for all standard and professional licenses (excludes retirees) issued on or after July 1, 2019, requirements may be completed utilizing:
- 15 renewal hours (formally called credits) per year can be earned by:
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How do I contact the NV Department of Education?
Contact the Nevada Department of Education
Office of Educator Licensure in Carson City
700 E. Fifth Street,
Carson City, NV 89701
Office of Educator Licensure in Las Vegas
2080 E. Flamingo Rd, Suite 210
Las Vegas, NV 89119
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.