Certification Renewals

How to Renew

  • Log-in or Create your MEIS account.  (PDF Instructions)
    • *Firefox and Safari Web Browsers DO NOT work with the MEIS Certification Portal.
  • Once your account is created, log in please be sure to read the instructions. 
  • If you are prepared with ALL PDF documents that are required, the entire renewal process should take less than 15 minutes.
  • If you are currently working in a Maine public school district and have not been recommended by your certification committee, please confer with your certification chair and/or superintendent.
  • If you run into any difficulty, please be sure to utilize the step by step instructions prior to calling or emailing the certification department.
  • If you have a username or password issue please call the Help Desk 624-6896

Educator Renewal Requirements

Classes must be relative to the Education Industry
  Semester Hours   Contact Hours
Teachers/Specialists 6 or 90
Education Technicians 3 or 45

 

Non-Refundable Fees

 

Initial Application

Additional Endorsements

Renewal Application

Lapsed Certificate Reinstatement

Lapsed Additional Endorsements

Administrator

$200

$200

$200

$200

$200

Specialist

$100

$100

$100

$100

$100

Teacher

$100

$35 each additional endorsement

$100 for all endorsements being renewed at one time

$100

$35 each additional endorsement

Education Technician

$25

N/A

$25

$25

N/A

Positions only needing fingerprint clearance (CHRC)

$15

N/A

$15

N/A

N/A