Teaching License Renewal
Renew your Oregon teaching license through accredited college coursework
The George Fox University School of Education offers TSPC-approved graduate level coursework for teachers who are seeking to renew their Oregon teaching license. Coursework is offered in online, hybrid, and face-to-face classroom settings.
Coursework for current educators is offered through the university’s Educational Foundations and Leadership department, which is dedicated to preparing education professionals for service and leadership in both K-12 private and public schools and in higher education by developing professional competence and character within a framework of Christian faith and values.
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We have bachelor's and master's programs that can help you become a teacher.
George Fox is one of only six institutions in Oregon with national accreditation of its education programs.
Oregon Initial I Teaching License Renewal
An Oregon Initial I Teaching License can be renewed with three semester credits of coursework in graduate education that is germane to your license or directly germane to public school employment and completed through a regionally accredited institution and verified on an official transcript. Request Info
Oregon Initial II Teaching License Renewal
An Oregon Initial II Teaching License can be renewed with completed Professional Development Units (PDUs). At George Fox, students may earn PDUs through college coursework. One semester of college credit equals 30 PDUs. Completion of six semester credits of graduate level coursework in education is necessary to qualify for an Oregon Initial II Teaching License. Request Info
All licensed teachers in Oregon should check the TSPC website (tspc.state.or.us) carefully to understand all possible options and time lines for maintaining their Oregon teaching license.
George Fox University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and does not discriminate in its educational programs or activities, including employment, on the basis of age, sex, handicap/disability, race, color, national or ethnic origin, or other statuses protected by applicable nondiscrimination laws. Get more information on our accredited education degree programs in Oregon.
Tip: Enrolling in a degree program (such as the master of education (Med), education specialist (EDS) or doctor of education) can increase your salary and also will make you eligible for financial aid. Students not pursuing a degree are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Tip: Make yourself even more attractive to school districts and add an ESOL endorsement or a reading endorsement.