State Requirements

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  • Alabama

    • Alabama Public School Teachers

      • Alabama provides professional development opportunities for their teachers.
      • If you need approval from your administrator to take online courses to fulfill professional development requirements, download the Request for Approval Form.

      Alabama Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Alaska

    • Alaska Public School Teachers

      • A total of six (6) semester hours of credit are required to renew a 5-year certificate. (15 clock hours = 1 credit.)
      • Up to three (3) of those hours can be satisfied with Non-Academic Continuing Education Units.
      • You must get pre-approval from your district for a non-credit clock hour course such as those provided by The Teacher’s Academy.
      • Submit the Renewal Credit Pre-Approval Request and $50 to the Alaska Division of Teaching and Learning to get receive approval for your course.
      • Teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form stating the hours earned and skills mastered for that particular course.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Alaska Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Arizona

    • Arizona Public School Teachers

        • The Arizona Department of Education allows teachers to earn up to 30 clock hours through professional conferences and workshops.
        • Our courses are written in 3, 6, 15 or 18 clock hour increments.
        • Teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion along with a Feedback Form upon completion.
        • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
        • For pre-approval submit the Request for Approval form.

      Arizona Private School Teachers

        • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
        • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Arkansas

    • Arkansas Public School Teachers

      • Arkansas teachers may take any of our 6, 15 or 18 hour courses toward license renewal.
      • Beginning the 2015-16 school year, Arkansas teachers must earn 36 hours or 6 days of professional development per school year.
      • Licenses that are expired for more than a year must earn 60 hours of professional development.
      • If required, submit the Request for Approval form to your state’s Department of Education or district administration.

      Arkansas Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • California

    • California Public School Teachers

      • Teachers who work for schools funded by the Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA) must obtain 40 hours of Professional Development each year.
      • Our courses are aligned with QEIA standards: Rigorous, in-depth professional development on effective pedagogical practices or to extend knowledge of subject matter the teacher is assigned to teach.
      •  Submit the Request for Approval form to your state’s Department of Education or district administration.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
      • California Private School Teachers

        • Earn ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International for professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Colorado

    • Helping Colorado Teachers Renew their Teaching Certificates

      • Colorado teachers must complete 90 clock hours of Professional Development activities every 5 years.
      • Online courses are considered an acceptable form of Professional Development for Colorado teachers.  Our courses align with the Colorado Professional Educator Standards.
      • Upon course completion, teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form stating the Continuing Education Units (hours) earned and skills mastered.
      • If your district requires approval for your professional development activity choice, a Request For Approval form is available for download.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
      • Colorado Private School Teachers

        • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
        • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Connecticut

    • Wait Connecticut Public School Teachers!

      • Connecticut participates in the Teachers Education and Mentoring Program (TEAM).
      • Check with your administrator before you purchase an online course. Your pd hours might be free!
      • Give us a call if you have any questions. 215-660-4926. Thank you CT teachers!

      Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy can provide ACSI (Association for Christian Schools International) credits for non-biblical studies.
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  • Delaware

    • Welcome Delaware Teachers!

      Delaware Public School Teachers

          • DE teachers need 90 clock hours every 5 years.
          • If necessary, teachers can submit the Request for Approval form before taking a course.
          • The online courses provided by The Teacher’s Academy complies with the following activity:
            • Professional Committee, Conference, Workshop, Institute or Academy.
            • Upon completion of the course, teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form.

      Delaware Private School Teachers

        • Our courses are approved for ACSI credits for non-biblical studies.
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  • Florida

    • Florida Public School Teachers

      • The Professional Development Director of the school district supervises the professional development activities for teachers.
      • If required, submit the Request for Approval form to your Professional Development Director to get started right away.

      Florida Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under Professional /Non-biblical Studies.
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  • Georgia

    • Attention! Georgia Public School Teachers

      • Georgia Public school teachers not employed by Georgia’s LUAs, can take our courses to maintain their licenses!
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
      • Certificates of Completion will have the IACET logo and CEUs earned.
      • If required, submit the Request for Approval form to your state’s Department of Education or district administration.

      Georgia Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Hawaii

    • Hawaii Public School Teachers

        • Hawaii teachers must get permission to earn hours toward licensure renewal.
        • Submit the Request for Approval form prior to purchasing a course.
        • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Hawaii Private School Teachers

        • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
        • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Idaho

    • Idaho Teachers, have you been audited? We can help!

      • Idaho educators are responsible for managing their professional development credits and maintaining an active teaching certificate.
      • Idaho Department of Education requires form B7 Verification of Completion of Equivalent In-Service to be submitted as proof of completion.
      • 15 contact hours = 1 in-service hour.  Idaho teachers are able to obtain 3 in-service hours through pre-approved professional development activities.
      • Within 5-7 business days of course completion, teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion along with a Feedback Form stating the hours earned and skills mastered for the course.
      • Download our Request for Approval Form for pre-approval.
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  • Illinois

      • If you are currently employed by a school district, professional development activities are provided for you through regionally approved providers.
      • Professional development hours must be earned through a regionally approved provider. (The Teacher’s Academy is located in PA and is not considered a regionally approved provider.)
      • IL teachers may submit a Request for Approval form to your state’s Department of Education or district administration for pre-approval purposes.

      Illinois Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI CEUs by the Association of Christian School International.
      • Courses are approved for Professional/ Non-Biblical studies.
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  • Indiana

    • Professional Growth Experience Points for IN Teachers

        • Indiana Educators must complete 90 Professional Growth Plan (PGP) points to renew their teaching licenses.
        • Our courses are written in 3, 6, 15 or 18 hours increments / PGP points. 1 hour = 1 PGP point.
        • Educators in Indiana currently working in a district, download the Request for Approval Form to get prior approval from an administrator before taking the online courses.
        • Indiana Educators working out of state or not currently working in a district but seeking renewal can get started right away!
        • Within 5-7 business days of course completion, teachers receive a Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form.

      Indiana Private School Teachers

        • Our courses are also approved for ACSI (Association of Christian School International) Credits for Christian school teachers.
        • Teachers can earn credits toward the professional, non-biblical studies requirement.
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  • Iowa

    • Iowa Public School Teachers

      • IA teachers must use the Professional Development Model Technical Guide to track and report professional learning.
      • IA teachers are responsible for creating their own PD Plans.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
      • For pre-approval submit the Request for Approval form.

      Iowa Private School Teachers

      • Do you need ACSI Credits? Our courses are approved for Professional /Non-biblical Studies through the Association of Christian Schools International.
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  • Kansas

    • Kansas Public School Teachers

      • Regional opportunities for professional development are available for KS teachers.
      • Kansas teachers must follow regulations set by KS DOE to earn hours toward licensure renewal.
      • Submit the Request for Approval form to your state’s Department of Education or district administration before purchasing a course.

      Kansas Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is approved to provide the Association of Christian School International (ACSI) CEUs.
      • Courses fall under non-biblical studies.
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  • Kentucky

    • Kentucky Public School Teachers

      • For pre-approval submit the Request for Approval form.
      • Materials are sent to you immediately and you can begin your course right away.
      • Courses can be completed autonomously and at your own convenience.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
        • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
        • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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    • Request for Approval Form ›
  • Louisiana

    • Louisiana Public School Teachers

      • The Louisiana Department of Education provides regional opportunities for professional development.
      • Louisiana teachers must follow regulations set by LA DOE to earn hours toward licensure renewal.
      • Submit the Request for Approval form to your state’s Department of Education or district administration before purchasing an online course.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Louisiana Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is approved by the Association of Christian School International (ACSI) to provide CEUs.
      • Our courses fall under Professional /Non-biblical Studies.
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  • Maine

    • Attention Maine Teachers:

      • Contact ME DOE for more information.

      Private School Teachers

      • We can help if you need ACSI (Association of Christian School International) credits for non-biblical studies.
      • Give us a call at 215-660-4926 to find out about earning ACSI credits.
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  • Maryland

    • Maryland Public School Teachers:

      • The Maryland Department of Education provides regional professional development opportunities for their teachers.
      • If you are not currently employed in a school district, you must earn credits through a college or university.

      Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy can help teachers in need of ACSI Credits / Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
      • Courses fall under Professional /Non-biblical Studies.
      • Visit our course catalog for a list of ACSI approved courses and credit hours.
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  • Massachusetts

    • Massachusetts Teachers, we are approved to provide IACET CEUs:

       

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an “automatically” approved provider of Professional Development Points for MA teachers!
      • Download self-paced courses to start earning professional development hours from home.
      • International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) approved.

      Massachusetts Public School Teachers

      • MA teachers need 150 professional development points every 5 years.
      • Certificates of Completion will list the number of PDPs earned, conversion to CEUs and the IACET logo.
      • If necessary, we offer a  Request for Approval form for your convenience.

      Massachusetts Private School Teachers

      • Looking for ACSI Credits? We can help! The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Michigan

    • State Continuing Education Clock Hours for Michigan Public School Teachers

        • Michigan teachers need 150 professional learning hours during the 3-5 year period for certificate renewal or progression.
        • Michigan educators can use IACET programs for their SCECH (State Continuing Education Clock Hours) hours.
        • 1 SCECH Hour = 1 Professional Learning Hour
        • The Teacher’s Academy is approved to issue the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) CEUs.
        • Upon completion of the coursework, teachers will receive a Certification of Completion and Feedback Form stating the hours earned and skills mastered.
        • MI Teachers will receive the IACET logo and CEUs on their certificates. SCECH sponsors will change IACET hours to SCECHs and add the hours to their professional development accounts.
        • The Teacher’s Academy provides courses that are approved under MI Legislative Requirements Sections 1526 and 1527.
        • If your district requires approval prior to completing a course, we have provided a Request for Approval form for your convenience.

      Michigan Private School Teachers

        • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
        • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Minnesota

    • Clock Hours  for Minnesota Public School Teachers

        • Teachers need 125 clock hours of professional development every 5 years.
        • According to the MN DOE, “Online professional development opportunities may be used to meet the requirements, as long as they meet the rule requirements. Teachers should work through their local continuing education committee for guidance about what is expected and where to obtain professional development.”
        • Our courses are written in 3, 6, 15 or 18-hour increments.  Example: 15 hour course = 15 clock hours or 1.5 CEUs.
        • Within 5-7 business days of course completion, teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion along with a Feedback Form.
        • For pre-approval submit the Request for Approval form.

      Minnesota Private School Teachers

        • Christian school teachers can earn ACSI Credits for non-biblical studies by taking courses through The Teacher’s Academy.
        • Click here to browse all courses.
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  • Mississippi

    • Mississippi Public School Teachers

      • Mississippi teachers must earn professional development hours through regionally approved colleges, universities, and other educational institutions.
      • Submit the Request for Approval form before taking one of our courses for professional development hours.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses are approved through the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Mississippi Private School Teachers

      • Looking for ACSI Credits? Our courses are approved by the Association of Christian School International for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses are considered professional, non-biblical studies.
      • Materials are sent to you immediately and you can begin your course right away.
      • Courses can be completed autonomously and at your own convenience.
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  • Missouri

    • Contact Hours for Missouri Public School Teachers

      • The Missouri Department of Education provides regional opportunities for professional development.
      • Missouri public school teachers must follow regulations set by MO DOE to earn hours toward licensure renewal.

      Missouri Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Continuing Education Units.
      • Courses fall under Professional/ Non-Biblical studies.
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  • Montana

    • Montana Public School Teachers

        • The Office of Public Instruction (OPI) sets the professional development standard for Montana teachers.
        • Teachers in Montana may take online courses such as the ones available at The Teacher’s Academy but must use Montana’s Application for Prior Approval of PD Activities Form.
        • If required, submit the Request for Approval form to your state’s Department of Education or district administration.
        • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Montana Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under Professional /Non-biblical Studies.
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  • Nebraska

    • Nebraska Public School Teachers

      • Nebraska teachers are required to submit accredited colleges and university credits for license renewal.

      Nebraska Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under Professional /Non-biblical Studies.
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  • Nevada

    • Nevada Public School Teachers

      • We would love to help NV teachers! However, NV has opportunities for teachers to earn hours through regional providers.
      • Teachers must complete six (6) continuing education or professional development credits through approved providers in Nevada.
      • Submit a Request for Approval before you purchase an online course.
      • Give us a call if you have any questions. 215-660-4926.

      Nevada Private School Teachers

      • We are an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Association of Christian School International.
      • Our courses fall under Professional /Non-biblical Studies.
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  • New Hampshire

    • Welcome New Hampshire Teachers NOT Employed by a School District

        • A minimum of 75 continuing education units (hours) is required for recertification if you hold one endorsement area. An additional 30 continuing education units are required for each additional endorsement area. (NH DOE Website)
        • New Hampshire teachers receive a Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form to submit to their Professional Development Master Plan.
        • The Teacher’s Academi is approved to provide the IACET CEU to New Hampshire teachers.
        • If your administrator requires it, you can easily complete the Request for Approval form.

      New Hampshire Private School Teachers

        • Our courses are approved by ACSI (Association for Christian Schools International).
        • Professional, non-biblical studies fulfillment options.
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  • New Jersey

    • Professional Development for New Jersey Teachers

        • New Jersey Teachers must accrue 20 hours of professional development each school year.
        • Our courses are aligned with New Jersey’s Standards for Professional Learning.
        • The Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form can be submitted as documentation required for the NJ Professional Development Plan.
        • If your district requires prior approval to take online courses for professional development, download the Request for Approval form.

      New Jersey Private School Teachers

        • Receive ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International toward non-biblical studies.
        • The ACSI credits will be listed on the course descriptions in our course catalog.
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  • New Mexico

    • New Mexico Public School Teachers

      • The New Mexico Department of Education provides professional development opportunities through their online licensure system.
      • New Mexico teachers must follow regulations set by NM DOE to earn hours toward licensure renewal.
      • For pre-approval submit the Request for Approval form.

      New Mexico Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under Professional /Non-biblical Studies.
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  • New York

    • Hello New York Public School Teachers!

        • YES! We are a CLTE Approved Sponsor! Our CTLE Approval Number is 3400.
        • Note: Course HE1003 Mindfulness in Education is not accepted for CLTE hours.
        • From NY DOE website: you hold a professional certificate in the classroom teaching service or educational leadership service or a Level III Teaching Assistant certificate, you must complete 100 hours of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) during each five-year registration period.
        • If you hold a permanent certificate, this CTLE requirement does not apply to you.
        • If your district requires approval, simply download a Request for Approval form.

      New York Private School Teachers

        •  The Teacher’s Academy is approved to provide ACSI Credits for non-biblical studies.
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  • North Carolina

    • North Carolina Public School Teachers

      • 1 Renewal Credit = 10 Contact hours. Our courses are written in 3, 6, 15 and 18-hour increments.
      • North Carolina Standard Professional 2 Educator’s Licenses must be renewed every five (5) years.
      • Public school teachers employed by a school district can submit the Request for Approval form to an LEA for prior approval.
      • According to the NC Department of Public Instruction, “Individuals not currently employed in a public school unit (or a nonpublic school authorized to administer staff development programs) should maintain their own records of renewal credit until it is time to renew their professional educator’s licenses. Contact your former public school employer(s), if applicable, to receive a signed and dated copy of renewal credits earned while employed.”
      • NC teachers receive a Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form stating the hours earned and skills mastered.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      North Carolina Private School Teachers

      • Earn your Association of Christian School International (ACSI) CEUs.
      • Courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • North Dakota

    • North Dakota Public School Teachers

      • The North Dakota Department of Education provides opportunities for teachers to earn hours towards license renewal.
      • North Dakota teachers must follow regulations set by ND DOE.

      North Dakota Private School Teachers

      • Our courses are approved for ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Association of Christian School International.
      • Professional, non-biblical studies for Christian school teachers.
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  • Ohio

    • Ohio Public School Teachers

        • Ohio teachers must obtain 180 contact hours of professional development every 5 years.
        • Ohio teachers can create their own customized Professional Development Plan to obtain these hours.
        • Submit our Request for Approval form to the Professional Development Committee of your school for pre-approval of our courses.
        • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Ohio Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under Professional /Non-biblical Studies.
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  • Oklahoma

    • Oklahoma Public School Teachers

      • Teachers are required to attain 75 hours of PD points over a five-year period.
      • School districts will track professional development points for their teachers.
      • Local PD committees determine what points are acceptable for teachers in their districts.
      • Courses are written in 3, 6, 15 or 18-hour increments.  For example, our 15-hour courses are worth 15 PD points.
      • Teachers receive a Certificate of Completion along with a Feedback Form stating the hours earned and skills mastered.
      • Submit the Request for Approval form to your state’s Department of Education or district administration.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Oklahoma Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Oregon

    • Oregon Teachers

      According to the Department of Education, the Professional Development Requirements in Oregon are decided by the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission.

      • Contact TSPC for a list of regionally accredited institutions.
      • PDU requirements differ depending on the license type, not employment status.
      • Licensed educators must complete 75 PDUs for most 3 year licenses and 125 PDUs for a 5-year license.

      Oregon Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Pennsylvania

    • Dauphin County     Erie County     Bucks County     Allegheny County

      Lancaster County     Lehigh County     Montgomery County

      Philadelphia County     Westmoreland County


      Professional Development for Teachers in ALL PA counties.

      (Including those listed above.)

      The Teacher’s Academy is among Pennsylvania’s top providers of professional development programs for teachers. We offer innovative online courses that are fully approved by the PA Department of Education to qualify for Act 48 hours. No matter where you are teaching in Pennsylvania, The Teacher’s Academy is a convenient and cost-effective resource to keep your professional certification active and provide you with the knowledge to better yourself as an educator.

      Convenient Online Courses

      All of the courses that we offer are designed for teachers, by teachers, so we understand that the idea of fitting additional coursework into your busy schedule can be daunting. Thankfully, The Teacher’s Academy provides professional development courses for teachers without the hassle of meeting deadlines or even leaving your home. Since each course is 100% online and does not require timed completion, you are free to work on them whenever you can find the time, whether it be during your prep period or during the holiday break. By designing the courses to be completed at your own pace, not only will they not add to your stress level, but they allow you to take your time and truly engage with the course, rather than rushing for a deadline.

      Accredited Act 48 Hours

      All of the professional teacher development courses provided by the Teacher’s Academy are approved for Act 48 hours in PA. This means that no matter what course you choose, it will contribute toward your 180 required hours for active certification as an educator. Whether you need 6 more hours or the full 180, we have courses that will suit your needs. Ranging from 3 hours to 18 hours and including all major subjects, you have the freedom to choose what type of course you want and how long it will take, putting you in complete control. Just a handful of the courses offered by The Teacher’s Academy include:

      • Microsoft Word for Educators
      • Microsoft Excel for Educators
      • Internet Research, Cyber Safety, and Social Media
      • Google Docs for Educators
      • Nutrition 101
      • Mindfulness in Education
      • Critical Thinking and Literacy Strategies
      • Cyber Bullying Facts and Prevention
      • Inspiring Ideas for the 21st Century Classroom

      All of our professional development course options provided by The Teacher’s Academy are eligible for Act 48 hours.

      Affordability

      In addition to the convenience of online courses with zero deadlines, we make it our goal to offer these 3, 6, 12, 15, and 18-hour courses for the lowest prices possible. The price of each course will reflect the length and amount of credits it is worth, but all are undeniably low when you consider the benefits that each has. Not only do we strive to eliminate all of the hassle from receiving your Act in 48 hours, but we provide courses that can have a lasting impact on you and your students.

      Learn More

      If you are an educator in the state of Pennsylvania working toward completing your required Act 48 hours, The Teacher’s Academy is here to help. We offer a wide range of courses that are designed by teachers to benefit their fellow educators. To learn more about our professional development programs or enroll in a course, contact us today!

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  • Rhode Island

    • Rhode Island Public School Teachers

      • RIDE provides public school teachers with a specific track of professional development.
      • Rhode Island teachers must follow regulations set by RIDE to earn hours toward licensure renewal.
      • If you are not currently employed by a school district, submit the Request for Approval form to RIDE for pre-approval.

      Rhode Island Private School Teachers

      • We can help private school teachers earn ACSI CEUs!
      • The Teacher’s Academy can provide opportunities to earn ACSI (Association of Christian School International) Credits for non-biblical studies. Check out our course catalog for more information.
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  • South Carolina

    • South Carolina Public School Teachers

        • Under the Professional Training option #6 of the SC Renewal Matrix: up to 120 renewal credits may be earned during the 5-year validity period of the certificate. 1 hour = 1 Renewal Credit. 10 hours = 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit).
        • Our courses are written in 3, 6, 15 or 18-hour increments.  For example, our 15-hour courses are worth 15 renewal credits or 1.5 CEUs.
        • Teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion along with a Feedback Form stating the hours earned and skills mastered.
        • The Teacher’s Academy is approved to provide the IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training) CEU.

      The Teacher’s Academy is the Best Choice for Professional Development

          • The online courses at The Teacher’s Academy are aligned with the Common Core standards and designed to improve student learning.
          • All of The Teacher’s Academy courses are written by active school teachers.
          • Courses are designed to improve student learning through the enhancement of the teacher’s pedagogy (utilizing the most relevant, current and proven teaching strategies).
          • Materials are sent to you immediately and you can begin your course right away.
          • Courses can be completed autonomously and at your own convenience.
          • If your district requires prior approval to take online courses for professional development, download the Request for Approval form.

      South Carolina Private School Teachers

        •   The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International for professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • South Dakota

    • South Dakota Public School Teachers

        • The online courses at The Teachers Academy are written in 3, 6, 15 and 18-hour increments. (10 hours = 1 CEU.)
        • Within 5-7 business days after completion of the coursework, teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form.
        • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
        • For pre-approval submit the Request for Approval form.

      South Dakota Private School Teachers

        • Christain school teachers can earn ACSI Credits for professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Tennessee

    • Tennessee Public School Teachers

        • Tennessee teachers must obtain 60 professional development points every (6) years to renew their teaching certificate.
        • The online courses at The Teachers Academy are written in 3, 6, 15 and 18 hour (Professional Development Point) increments.
        • Upon course completion, teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form stating the hours earned and skills mastered.
        • Submit the Request for Approval form for pre-approval.
        • Note: Course TR1003 Cyber Bullying Facts and Prevention is not accepted by TN DOE.
        • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Tennessee Private School Teachers

        • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
        • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Texas

    • Texas Teachers, Renew your Standard Teaching Certificate

      • Texas teachers need 150 CPE (clock) hours every five (5) years to renew their standard teaching licenses. We can help!
      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of CPE by the Texas Education Agency. CPE# 902185
      • The online courses at The Teachers Academy are written in 3, 6, 15, and 18-hour increments.
      • Teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion and Feedback Form stating the hours earned, our CPE # and skills mastered.

      Texas Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Utah

    • Helping Utah Teachers Earn Renewal Points towards Their Teaching Licenses

        • For prior approval of professional development activities, download our Request for Approval.
        • Each clock hour equals 1 Renewal Point.  For example, a 15-hour course = 15 Renewal Points.
        • Teachers will receive a Certification of Completion and Feedback Form stating the hours earned and skills mastered.

      Utah Private School Teachers

        • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
        • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Vermont

    • Professional Learning Credits for Vermont Teachers

      • Level I renewals require three credits (45 hours) of professional learning. Fifteen hours must align with the knowledge and performance standards of the endorsement area.
      • Level II seven (7) year renewals require nine credits (135 hours). Forty-five hours must align with the knowledge and performance standards of the endorsement area.
      • Level II five (5) year renewals require six credits (90 hours). Thirty hours must align with the knowledge and performance standards of the endorsement area.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
      • Vermont teachers receive a Certificate of Completion with the IACET logo and a Feedback Form, upon completion of the course. 
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      • For pre-approval submit the Request for Approval form.

      Vermont Private School Teachers

      • Earn ACSI (Association of Christian School International) Credits for non-biblical studies.
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  • Virginia

    • Welcome, Virginia Teachers!

       

      • Materials are sent to you immediately and you can begin your course right away.
      • Courses can be completed autonomously.
      • Courses are designed to improve student learning through the enhancement of the teacher’s pedagogy (utilizing the most relevant, current and proven teaching strategies).
      •  All of The Teacher’s Academy courses are written by active school teachers.

      Virginia Public School Teachers

      • VA teachers need 180 Professional Development Points every 5 years for license renewal.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under Option #8 “Professional Development Activities” of the Licensure Renewal Manual.
      • Our courses are written in 3, 6, 15 or 18-hour increments.  Example: a 15-hour course = 15 renewal credits or 1.5 CEUs.
      • Within 5-7 business days of course completion, teachers will receive a Certificate of Completion along with a Feedback Form stating the hours earned and skills mastered.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
      • For teachers not currently employed by a VA school district, use our  Request for Approval form before registering for a course.

        Virginia Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Washington

    • Washington Public School Teachers

      • WA teachers are provided opportunities for professional development through the DOE.
      • Submit the Request for Approval form before purchasing an online course for the purpose of earning PD hours.

      Washington Private School Teachers

      • Need ACSI Credits?  The Teacher’s Academy is approved by the Association of Christian School International.
      • Our courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • West Virginia

    • West Virginia Public School Teachers

      • The West Virginia Department of Education provides regional professional development opportunities.
      • Contact WV DOE to learn about the licensure renewal process.
      • Submit the Request for Approval form to your state’s Department of Education or district administration.

      West Virginia Private School Teachers

      • Earn ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International for professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Wisconsin

    • Wisconsin Public School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Wisconsin Private School Teachers

      • The Teacher’s Academy is an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by Association of Christian School International.
      • The Teacher’s Academy courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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  • Wyoming

    • Wyoming Public School Teachers

      • Teachers, check with The Wyoming Department of Education before purchasing a course for PD hours.
      • Wyoming DOE provides opportunities for their teachers to earn hours toward licensure renewal.
      • Submit the Request for Approval form prior to purchasing an online course.
      • The Teacher’s Academy is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

      Wyoming Private School Teachers

      • We are an approved provider of ACSI Credits, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Association of Christian School International.
      • Our courses fall under professional, non-biblical studies.
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Although the Teacher’s Academy goes to great lengths to stay on top of the latest state regulations for teachers in each state, it is the responsibility of the teacher to understand the process for submission and approval of all professional development and licensing work, according to their state requirements.

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