South Dakota Teaching License Renewal
Professional Teaching Certificate Renewal:
If you have a master’s degree or higher you may renew with any combination of six education-related credits. Transcripted credits are not required.
Advanced Teaching Certificate Renewal:
Initial License to 5 Year Certificate:
To gain the 10 Year Certificate:
You'll find our graduate level courses to be relevant, engaging and highly applicable to your classroom or school setting…the perfect option to meet your salary advancement needs. Simply select the course(s), session, and a University Partner. Make sure to explore our pricing discounts.
If you need assistance with submission of a district approval form, course mapping or timelines, we’re happy to help. Our Advisory team is here to help you succeed!
To obtain the requirements, the following equivalencies shall be used:
1 graduate credit = 15 clock hours
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.
Above is a summary of how Learners Edge may help your continuing education and South Dakota 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 South Dakota license renewal process. See the South Dakota Department of Education website for complete SD teacher relicensure information.