Certificate Renewal for Idaho Teachers


Certificate Renewal for Idaho Teachers

five year administrator

Professional Development

Holders of a Five Year Certificate (Teacher or Administrator) must complete 6 semester credits for renewal. Credits taken for recertification must be educationally related to the individualized professional learning plan (IPLP) or related to the professional practice of the applicant:

• Credits must be specifically tied to content areas and/or an area of any other endorsement; or
• Credits must be specific to pedagogical best practices or for administrative/teacher leadership; or
• Credits must be tied to a specific area of need designated by district administration
• Credits must be taken during the validity period of the certificate. The validity period is listed in parenthesis next to the certificate(s) listed on the credential
Three (3) quarter credit hours are equal to two (2) semester credit hours. All administrators in Idaho are required to complete a three (3) credit course in the Idaho framework for teachers' evaluation.

TCL offers online and site-based graduate credit for courses through regionally accredited university partners or non-credit PD courses

ID online self-paced courses
ID online structured courses
ID site-based courses

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[content updated July 2021]