North Carolina - Educator Professional Growth and Development: Administrator Licensure Renewal

Administrator Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 

In order to renew a license, administrators are required to complete 15 units of renewal credit. Ways to earn this credit are outlined in the policy.


(b) The Department shall base renewal or reinstatement of a license on 15 units of renewal credit. A unit of credit shall be equal to one-quarter hour or two-thirds of a semester hour of IHE college or university credit, ten hours of professional development, or one school year of teaching experience.

(c) Effective July 1, 2007, school administrators shall earn at least five renewal credits during each renewal cycle that focus on the principal’s role in teacher effectiveness, teacher evaluations, teacher support programs, teacher leadership, teacher empowerment, and teacher retention.

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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