Certification - Maintain/Renew the Continuing ESA Certificate
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If you hold a VALID CONTINUING ESA CERTIFICATE you have the following options:

If your CONTINUING certificate has LAPSED you have the following options: Reinstate a Continuing ESA Certificate, Substitute Certificate, Transitional Certificate.

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Maintain/Renew a Continuing Certificate


To maintain the validity of the continuing certificate, 150 approved clock hours of continuing education study and/or equivalent academic credit must be completed every five years.
or
In lieu of the above clock hours, present a copy of a valid certificate from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).
or
In lieu of the above clock hours, present a copy of a valid National Certified School Psychologist certificate issued by the National Association of School Psychologists (continuing ESA school psychologist certificate only).

For clock hour provider information click here.

For details on the documents needed and process to obtain this certificate, please see the application.

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  Application

Electronic Certification Application
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Download Certification Forms

 

 

 


 

To Reinstate a Continuing Certificate

Requirements

To reinstate a continuing certificate which has lapsed, 150 approved clock hours of continuing education study and/or equivalent academic credit must be completed within the five years prior to the date of application* for reinstatement.
or
In lieu of the above clock hours, present a copy of a valid certificate from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).
or
In lieu of the above clock hours, present a copy of a valid National Certified School Psychologist certificate issued by the National Association of School Psychologists (continuing ESA school psychologist certificate only).

*For example, if the certificate lapsed on June 30, 2007 and the applicant doesn't apply for reinstatement until August 1, 2008, clock hours taken during July of 2003 may not be used for reinstatement purposes. For clock hour provider information click here.

For details on the documents needed and process to obtain this certificate, please see the application.

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  Application

Includes details on the documents needed and process to obtain certification.

Electronic Certification Application

OR

Download Certification Forms

 

 

 

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