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​Reinstatement Options

If your educator license has lapsed because you have not completed the required professional development and/or Administrators’ Academy courses, you must complete any deficient professional development, enter the activities in ELIS, and submit your PD before you may reinstate your license.

Once you have satisfied the professional development requirements, you may choose one of the two following options:

  1. Complete nine semester hours of coursework in one or more of the endorsement areas listed on your license. Coursework must be completed within the last five fiscal years. View acceptable courses you may complete for reinstatement below.
  2. Pay a $500 penalty fee in place of completing nine semester hours of coursework.

​​Acceptable Coursework

Coursework must come from a regionally accredited college or university.​

Elementary or Early Childhood Endorsement: Core content courses (Eng​lish language arts, math, science, or social science), reading, special populations (including special education, gifted, English as a second language, or bilingual education), human development, educational psychology, methods of instruction, or technology as it relates to education. Coursework in any of your endorsement areas will also be accepted.

Secondary Education or K-12 Special Endorsement: Endorsement area content coursework, Reading, special populations (including special education, gifted, English as a second language, or bilingual education), human development, educational psychology, methods of instruction, or technology as it relates to education. Coursework in any of your endorsement areas will also be accepted.

Special Education PK-21 Endorsement: Core content courses (English language arts, math, science, or social science), reading, special populations (including special education, gifted, English as a second language, or bilingual education), human development, educational psychology, methods of instruction, or technology as it relates to education. Coursework in any of your endorsement areas will also be accepted.

Administrative Endorsement: Administrative coursework, Reading, special populations (including special education, gifted, English as a second language, or bilingual education), human development, educational psychology, methods of instruction, or technology as it relates to education. Coursework in any of your endorsement areas will also be accepted.

School Support Personnel Endorsement: Endorsement area content coursework, Reading, special populations (including special education, gifted, English as a second language, or bilingual education), human development, educational psychology, methods of instruction, or technology as it relates to education.

Coursework in any of your endorsement areas will also be accepted.

License Reinstatement Chart​PDF Document​​​

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