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ADMINISTRATIVE CERTIFICATE
STANDARD or PROFESSIONAL

Renewal Prior to Expiration or Less Than Five Years After Expiration

  • Submit Documents Verifing Recent Employement Experience or Approved College Credit
    1. Verification of Employment Experience form for one year, half time or more, of administrative experience, within the immediate past five years (NOT required for Nebraska school system experience), and IF the experience was acquired in a state other than Nebraska, submit a photocopy of the VALID, REGULAR Administrative Certificate coinciding with the verified experience OR
    2. OFFICIAL transcripts indicating completion of six pre-approved semester graduate hours at an approved teacher education institution within five years prior to the date of application; and submit a signed Institutional Verification form by the Certification Officer at the approved teacher education institution where the courses were completed. (Acquiring a signature from the certification officer implies the Certification Officer believes, in their professional opinion, the courses completed are appropriate for certification purposes and were completed in the past five years. In addition, the courses have been completed to the satisfaction of their institution.)


  • Submit the On-Line Application and non-refundable Fee.


  • Human Relations Training - IF the Human Relations Training requirement was not met previously, and you have held a Temporary Teaching certificate, the requirement must now be met for issuance of any other certificate. Human Relations Training can be met by submitting official transcripts indicating completion of a qualifying course; OR submitting for review a written narrative verifying acceptable employment experiences which include the required six skills.
Human Relations Training status may be verified from the Teacher Certification Home Page at www.education.ne.gov/tcert, under Searches select Current Certificate, Enter the Name, select Lookup/Refresh and under View push the Select button next to the listed certificate.

Renewal Five or More Years After Expiration

  • Submit OFFICIAL transcripts indicating completion of fifteen pre-approved semester hours within five years prior to the date of application. Courses must be completed at a college that offers approved administrative education programs.

AND

  • Submit an Institutional Verification form signed by the Certification Officer at the approved teacher education institution where the pre-approved fifteen graduate semester hours were completed.
We strongly suggest that you contact the Certification Officer at an approved teacher education institution of your choice before you start taking classes. If you take inappropriate courses for the 15-semster hour renewal, the certification officer at the college may not approve the courses.
  • Human Relations Training - IF the Human Relations Training requirement was not met previously, and you have held a Temporary Teaching certificate, the requirement must now be met for issuance of any other certificate. Human Relations Training can be met by submitting official transcripts indicating completion of a qualifying course; OR submitting for review a written narrative verifying acceptable employment experiences which include the required six skills.
Human Relations Training status may be verified from the Teacher Certification Home Page at www.education.ne.gov/tcert, under Searches select Current Certificate, Enter the Name, select Lookup/Refresh and under View push the Select button next to the listed certificate.