Applicants living in Kansas:
- AFTER SEPTEMBER 1, 2003 semester credit hours for renewal must have approval from a local professional development council (PDC) in a school district where you live or work. Contact the local district office where you live or work for details.
Applicants living out-of-state:
- If your Kansas certificate has expired you may be eligible to reinstate your Kansas license if you have been employed out-of-state in a state-accredited school system under a valid license or certificate for at least three of the last six years. Contact Teacher Education and Licensure at 785-291-3678
- If you have not been employed recently:
wait until you move back to Kansas and then work with a local professional development council to earn professional development points for renewal.
if you want to maintain your Kansas license while living out-of-state, you may work through the Licensure Review Committee as your professional development council. As a first step, you will need to complete a form to file an individual development plan with the Licensure Review Committee. Contact Diana Stephan at 785-296-2280.
If your most recent certificate/license is expired, you will also need to Order a Fingerprint Card and Instructions.