West Virginia State Requirements

West Virginia Teaching Certificate Renewal


Below is a summary of how Learners Edge may help your continuing education and West Virginia teaching certificate 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 West Virginia teaching relicensure process.

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See the West Virginia Department of Education website for complete WV teacher relicensure information. 

Teaching Certificate Renewal:

Permanent Professional Teaching Certificate—no renewal required

Teaching Certificate:

- Must be renewed every 3-5 years (depending on whether it is an Initial Professional Teaching Certificate or a Professional Teaching Certificate)

- Must have 6 hours of college credit (degree or non-degree) in adult education related courses OR Must have a Master + 30 salary classification

(see our courses)
(see our Masters Program)

- Must have recommendation from county superintendent or RESA director

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.