Association of Texas Professional Educators

SBEC Certificate Renewal Requirements and Worksheets

Educators certified by SBEC under the renewable certificate program can find helpful information about renewal requirements by clicking on your job related link below. (The links below are to PDFs and require Adobe Reader installed on your computer. If needed, download Adobe Reader and follow the instructions on Adobe's web page.)

The renewal requirement of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) is 150 clock hours for classroom teachers, and 200 clock hours for educators who hold professional certificate(s). Educational Aides are not required to complete CPE clock hours.

Read about renewing your teaching certificate here



Instructional Educator Other Than Classroom Teacher including Reading Specialist, Educational Diagnostician, School Counselor, and Learning Resource Specialist

Master Teachers – Math, Reading, Science & Technology

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The State Board for Educator Certification now offers a Live Chat feature to answer your educator certification questions. Select “Contact Educator Certification” from the main menu to have your questions answered by a certification specialist.

Certificates Scheduled for Deletion in Fall 2011

  1. Bilingual Education Supplemental: Early Childhood – Grade 4
  2. Bilingual Education Supplemental: Grades 4-8
  3. Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood – Grade 4
  4. English as a Second Language Generalist: Early Childhood – Grade 4
  5. Generalist: Early Childhood – Grade 4
  6. Secondary French Grades 6-12
  7. Secondary German Grades 6-12
  8. Secondary Spanish Grades 6-12

Educators who wish to obtain certificates that are scheduled for deletion in fall 2011, regardless of the route to certification, must meet all certification requirements by August 31, 2011. To learn more, visit