Kansas State Requirements

Kansas Renewal of Professional License

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Below is a summary of how Learners Edge may help your continuing education and Kansas teacher relicensing needs. This summary should in no way release individuals from their responsibility of ensuring that the course they take meets their professional needs. We hope it provides assistance in understanding how Learners Edge might help you in the accumulation of clock hours or graduate credit for salary advancement and the Kansas Professional License Renewal process.

See the Kansas State Department of Education website for complete KS teacher relicensure information. 

Renewal of Professional License

If the applicant holds a graduate degree:

  • Earn 120 professional development points awarded by a Kansas local professional development council under an approved individual development plan.
  • If retired and participating in an educational retirement system, earn 60 professional development points.

OR

If the applicant does not hold a graduate degree:

  • Earn 160 professional development points awarded by a Kansas local professional development council under an approved individual development plan, including at least 80 points for college credit.
  • If retired and participating in an educational retirement system, earn 80 professional development points, including at least 40 points for college credit.

OR

  • If completing a program to add a new teaching, school specialist or school leadership endorsement, apply eight semester credit hours of the approved program towards renewal.

Message from Learners Edge:

Please note, Learners Edge courses are approved and offered for graduate credit by our regionally accredited and state approved college/university partners. Continuing education graduate credit is intended to fulfill requirements for license renewal/lane change when the student has obtained proper prior approval.

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