Renew Your License

2018 Educator License Renewals 

There are over 3,000 educators renewing their license in this cycle. To ensure that you are licensed prior to the start of the 2018-19 school year it is imperative your completed application be submitted to the Agency by April 1, 2018. Any educator submitting an application after April 1, 2018 runs the risk of their license not being renewed prior to expiration.

Renewal applications will be open for completion Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Prior to that time please do the following: login and update your current employer and current e-mail address in the Vermont Online Licensing System for EducatorsAdd VT-AOE-Message@vermont.gov to your list of trusted contacts as all notification regarding your application will be sent from this address. This email address is not monitored.

Educators employed in a Vermont school will renew through their Local/Regional Standards Board.    

License Level I

For educators renewing a three-year Level I license, each endorsement is required to have three credits (or 45 hours) of new professional learning. At least one credit (or 15 hours) of new learning must apply directly to the knowledge and performance standards of the endorsement to be renewed.

The remaining two credits need to fall within the Core Teaching and Leadership Standards for Vermont Educators.

License Level II

For educators renewing a seven-year Level II  license, each endorsement is required to have nine credits (or 135 hours) of new professional learning. At least three credits (or 45 hours) of new learning must apply directly to the knowledge and performance standards of the endorsement to be renewed.

The remaining six credits need to fall within the Core Teaching and Leadership Standards for Vermont Educators.

For educators renewing a five-year Level II  license, each endorsement is required to have six (6) credits or 90 hours in the endorsement area of new professional learning. At least two (2) credits (or 30 hours) of new learning must apply directly to the knowledge and performance standards of the endorsement to be renewed.

The remaining four credits need to fall within the Core Teaching and Leadership Standards for Vermont Educators.

Resources for Renewing Your License

Professional Learning

Additional Information


Questions? 

Email the Licensing Help Line or call (802) 479-1700.  The Licensing Office is staffed Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:30 pm.

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Vermont Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641

(802) 479-1030 | aoe.edinfo@vermont.gov
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