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Lifetime Licenses Created

Important Notice

As required in the 2017-18 state budget, conversion of current Professional and Master Educator licenses to Lifetime licenses is complete.  If you wish to print a copy of your Lifetime license, please follow the four numbered steps below:

  1. Access your ELO Account
  2. Navigate to the “Manage Your Existing Licenses” section of the Quick Start Menu
  3. Choose “Print license certificate” from the drop down menu and click “Go!”
  4. Based on your browser’s default behavior, a file will be available for you to open or download.
 

700 Social Studies (all) (for program completers before 7/1/1972)

The license holder may teach any social studies subject in 700 range at the grade levels specified on the license, EXCEPT Psychology (740) and Religion (755).

701 Broadfield Social Studies (for program completers 7/1/1972 – 8/31/2004)

The license holder may teach any social studies subject up through grade 9 within grade levels specified on the license.

The license holder may teach fusion social studies courses for grades 10-12. Fusion courses are those drawn from several of the social studies disciplines, for examples American problems, civics, social problems, vital issues, et cetera.

701 Broadfield Social Studies (for program completers 8/31/2004 -  present)

The license holder may teach any social studies subject at the early adolescence – adolescence level, up through grade 10, and any basic or fusion social studies subject in grades 11-12 that is NOT:

  • A semester-long discrete course in a PI 34 social studies category (e.g. Psychology)
  • An honor, International Baccalaureate (IB), or Advanced Placement (AP) course
  • Part of the college preparatory sequence and/or an elective course with more depth of content than basic courses.

To teach a course under criteria a, b, or c above, the teacher must hold a license based on completion of at least a concentration in that subject area.