Delaware - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Teacher Licensure Renewal

Area: 
Teacher Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

In order to renew a certificate teachers must complete 90 clock hours of professional development.

Body: 

Educators must complete 90 hours of professional development over the five year life of their license to be eligible to renew their Continuing License. The hours may be accumulated through a variety of means. For teachers, the professional development should relate to one or more of the following topics: Content knowledge, human development/learning, diverse learners, communication, learning environment, planning for instruction, instructional strategies, assessment, professional growth, professional relationships, educational technology, or professional conduct.

Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/16/2016