Montana - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Teacher Licensure Renewal

Area: 
Teacher Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

Professional development or renewal activities are required for teacher certificate renewal.

Body: 

(1) All Montana educator licenses may be renewed with verification of 60 renewal units earned during the five years of validity through August 31 of the year the license expires.

(2) Participation in renewal activities is equivalent to the following renewal units:
(a) one hour of attendance at a professional development activity = one renewal unit;
(b) one quarter college credit = 10 renewal units;
(c) one semester college credit = 15 renewal units.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/14/2016