New Hampshire State Requirements

New Hampshire Teaching License Renewal

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Certified teachers in New Hampshire who are currently employed in a New Hampshire school system may renew their teaching credentials online via the Educator Information System (EIS). Renewal payments may be made online and superintendent recommendations for teacher renewal are also to be submitted online. The superintendent recommendation verifies that you have completed adequate professional development during the term of your certificate for renewal. Contact the Professional Development Committee in your school district for information on the renewal process. 

New Hampshire teachers employed in a non-public or charter school without a Professional Development Master Plan must complete a minimum of 75 continuing education hours: 30 hours for each specific endorsement area held and 45 hours aligned with the Professional Education Requirements (Ed 505.07) within the three-year period prior to the renewal application date. 

Take a look at these examples to see how you can earn your continuing education hours: 

Example 1: Physical Education/Coaching/Health Focus 
5055: Boosting Social Emotional Learning through Sport and Physical Education (45 hours) 

5018: Incorporating Mindfulness: Strategies to Encourage Student Focus and Awareness (30 hours) 


Example 2: Social Studies Focus 

5017 Think Like a Historian! Teaching Historical Investigations in Social Studies (45 hours) 

124: Culturally Responsive Teaching: Awareness to Action (10 hours) 

132: Teaching 21st Century Skills Through the 4 C’s (10 hours) 

133: Making Sense of Adolescence (10 hours) 

Educators under the Professional Development Master Plan applying for renewal of their credential must have the approval of the local superintendent, district administrator or nonpublic school administrator for the successful completion of the educator’s individual professional development plan. 

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To obtain the required hours, the following equivalencies shall be used:  

1 graduate credit = 1 semester hour 


1 graduate credit = 15 PD contact hours 


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Above is a summary of how Learners Edge may help your continuing education and New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire license renewal process. See the New Hampshire Department of Education Website for complete NH teacher relicensure information.