District Salary Advancement: Yes
You’ll find our personalized courses will match your teaching needs! All TPAI courses are accredited (HLC / North Central Association of Colleges and Schools) and will help Tennessee teachers with salary advancement.
*Please follow your district’s pre-approval steps/requirements.
State License Renewal: Yes
The following information is from the Tennessee Department of Education.
Information in this color shows how TPAI courses support Tennessee teachers.
Renewing a Professional License
To renew a professional license, an educator must:
Submit 60 professional development points (PDPs).
To earn PDPs, an activity must be related to improving educator effectiveness by:
- Developing content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, or pedagogical content knowledge;
- Enhancing educator effectiveness (e.g., world language courses for those working with students for whom English is a second language, or coursework that supports understanding and use of data); or 3. developing competency in student social and emotional health and well-being.
There are several acceptable PDP options, graduate coursework being one.
[For TPAI coursework 1 semester hour credit = 10 PDP’s. One 3-credit course = 30 PDP’s.][All TPAI courses are at graduate level.]
For further information, see the Tennessee Department of Education.