Be sure to confirm your specific teaching license renewal requirements with your state or local license-granting authority prior to enrolling.
Missouri Professional Certification is valid for 4 years. For renewal teachers must complete 30 hours of professional development. For teaching years 5-99, teachers only need to complete 15 hours annually. Please visit the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for a convenient table of requirements for renewal of other license types.
ACCEPTABLE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS
Acceptable coursework for certification requirements must be completed through a regionally-accredited college or university.
1 college credit hour = 15 PD contact hours
Model Teaching offers courses provided through regionally-accredited university partners. These institutions are accredited by several accrediting agencies. Academic Credit Our University-Partnered Courses meet the requirements for Missouri teacher license renewal and Professional Development requirement hours according to The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. All courses completed through our academic partners will include access to an official transcript from that academic institution for submission to any license-granting authority.
If you would still like to confirm approval of a course, please feel free to complete and email our Request Course Approval form to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
REFERENCE: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education