Missouri State Requirements

Missouri Educator Certification Renewal


Below is a summary of how Learners Edge may help your continuing education and Missouri educator certification renewal needs. This summary should in no way release individuals from their responsibility of ensuring that the course 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 Missouri teaching relicensure process.

See the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website for complete DE teacher relicensure information. 

Certificate Renewal

Standard Certificate:  five-year renewable certificate must be renewed every five years with:

- Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

- College coursework - (see our courses)

- Completion of the National Board process earned during the validity period of the license.

 *Any license issued for less than five years is a provisional license and is non-renewable.

Current requirements for Renewal of a five-year standard license:

Class A: 
Three (3) semester hours in content or job/skill related area AND Five (5) continuing education units (CEUs) in content or job/skill related area
Six (6) semester hours in content or job/skill related area

Class AA, AAA or AAAA:

Three (3) semester hours in content or job/skill related area

Message from Learners Edge:

Please note, Learners Edge courses are approved and offered for graduate credit by our regionally accredited and state approved college/university partners. Continuing education graduate credit is intended to fulfill requirements for license renewal/lane change when the student has obtained proper prior approval.