Renew a Teaching License in LA
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How do I renew a teaching license in LA?
What state requirements does a teacher in Louisiana need to meet for renewal?
According to Louisiana Standards for State Certification of School Personnel to a renew a Level 2 or 3 Certificate, teachers need to complete 150 continuing learning units (CLUs) of district-approved and verified professional development over the five-year time period during which they are certified. Teachers in Louisiana also appreciate online classes for semester graduate PD credit from regionally accredited universities.
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How do I contact the LA Department of Education?
Contact the Louisiana Department of Education
1201 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5243
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.