Renewing a Missouri Teaching Certification:

  • Missouri Teacher Certification Renewal
  • The following are the procedures and requirements for Renewing your Missouri Teacher Certification .

    • You will need to work with an official from your employing school district to renew your Missouri Teaching License. They should be able to help you understand all that is required of you to renew your certification.

      Upon completion of all professional development requirements, a school district official should complete all paperwork and submit an application for renewal to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) in Jefferson City.

    Materials should be sent to this address:
    Missouri Department of Education
    Educator Certification
    Post Office Box 480
    Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480

    For further questions, Call a Missouri Teacher Licensure Representative at (573) 751-4212


Learn about the requirements of another state by clicking on one of the state certification links to your left.



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