CEU Requirements

Requirements that are needed to renew license



Renewal Credit Requirements


Literacy Credits

 Content Credits

General Credits

Elementary Teachers




Middle School Teachers




High School Teachers




Student Services Personnel*



School Based Principals / APs


 Leadership Area Credit 3     


CO Administrators


Leadership Area Credit 3



•·         All SPII license holders need  8 CEUs per 5 year renewal cycle

•·         No renewal credits are earned for each year of successful full-time teaching completed during the 5-year cycle. Renewal credits mut be earned during the current renewal cycle. Surplus credits from a previous cycle may count for a current cycle. 

•·         *Media Coordinators, social workers, guidance counselors, psychologists. Speech pathologists follow their Board of Examiners requirements.        

National Board Credits

•·         National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification must earn 8 renewal credits regardless of passing status.

•·         National Board requires renewal every ten years. Completing the National Board renewal earns 2 renewal credits

•·         According to state board policy, these credits cannot be split between two cycles. They can be used within the current cycle, or carried over in full to the next renewal cycle.          

Staff Development Reminders

•·         Full one-day activities receive 0.6 CEUs

•·         Ongoing activities must be at least 10 hours in length

•·         Completing the Survey Monkey Professional Development Survey is required for CEUs to be awarded.  Please use the link for the current school year>>  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PD2016-17a

 To Renew Your License

  •  Visit the website https://vo.licensure.ncpublicschools.gov/ in order to complete your license renewal process. The central office administrative assistant or personnel director will be willing to assist you with this process. 
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