The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction will be transitioning to a new automated licensure system. The Department’s goal in automating the licensure system is to increase access to information for all key stakeholders, including individual teachers, local school districts, and colleges and universities. Licensure is a key service that is provided to educators and the school community to ensure that quality individuals are in public school classrooms. It is anticipated that the new system will expedite the processing of licensure requests and simplify and streamline the submission process.
This is a one-stop shop for educators, licensees, and the general public, will enable the North Carolina public to verify an Educator license and/or file a complaint. Educators and applicants can submit license applications, renew a license, and change their address, among other services on this site.
The change that needs to be noted is that teacher will now be responsible for handling updates to their license not the human resource department. The first item of business that must be addressed is renewal of teaching license for those expiring 2015. All licensed employees whose license expires will have to go to the website to renew their license. If you renew between April 15 and June 30 it will be free, if it is after that date it will cost you $55.00 to renew.
The HR department will be attending a staff meeting in the near future to share information on the process. The HR department will no longer be able to handle such changes so it is very important that every licensed employee make note of training dates that will be shared by you principal.