Kansas State Requirements

Kansas Teaching License Renewal

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+Renew License | State Requirements

If the applicant holds a graduate degree:

  • Earn 120 professional development points awarded by a Kansas local professional development council under an approved individual development plan.
  • If retired and participating in an educational retirement system, earn 60 professional development points.

OR

If the applicant does not hold a graduate degree:

  • Earn 160 professional development points awarded by a Kansas local professional development council under an approved individual development plan, including at least 80 points for college credit.
  • If retired and participating in an educational retirement system, earn 80 professional development points, including at least 40 points for college credit.

OR

  • If completing a program to add a new teaching, school specialist or school leadership endorsement, apply eight semester credit hours of the approved program towards renewal.

See the Kansas State Department of Education website for complete KS teacher relicensure information. 

+ADVANCE YOUR SALARY

We always recommend that you follow any pre-approval requirements in your district before you register for courses. However, teachers have been successful using our courses to advance on their district’s salary scale—and have typically been able to use any of our university/college partners.

See the Kansas State Department of Education website for complete KS teacher relicensure information.

+UNIVERSITY PARTNERS

Learners Edge continuing education courses are approved by our regionally accredited universities and colleges from throughout the United States. These partners provide official transcripts, letter grades and graduate credit for successfully completed Learners Edge courses.

When selecting your course, choose any of our CAEP and/or regionally accredited graduate credit university partners to gain the semester hours of credit.

+credit conversion

Choose any of our CAEP and/or regionally accredited graduate credit partners when selecting a course and gain semester hours of credit.

Each (1) graduate credit also equals 20 professional development points.

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Learners Edge offers both professional development courses and continuing education courses to help meet your requirements.

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Above is a summary of how Learners Edge may help your continuing education and Kansas license renewal needs. This summary should in no way release individuals from their responsibility of ensuring that the course(s) they take meets their professional needs.  We hope it provides assistance in understanding how Learners Edge might help you in the accumulation of clock hours or graduate credit for salary advancement and the Kansas license renewal process.