DLC Licensure Requirements

 

What are the Digital Learning Competencies and why do I need them? 

 

The following requirements apply to teachers with licenses expiring on or after June 30, 2019:

Teachers of grades kindergarten through five must complete 8.0 renewal credits during each five-year renewal cycle that meet the following requirements:

--3 renewal credits in their academic subject area (aligned to Standard 3 or 4)
--3 renewal credits addressing literacy defined by G.S. 115C-270.30(b)(2) as “evidence based assessment, diagnosis, and intervention strategies for students not demonstrating reading proficiency. Oral language, phonemic and phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension shall be addressed in literacy-related activities leading to license renewal.”
 --2 renewal credits addressing the Digital Learning Competencies


Teachers of grades six through twelve must complete 8.0 renewal credits during each five-year renewal cycle that meet the following requirements: 
--3 renewal credits in their academic subject areas (aligned to Standard 3 or 4)
--2 renewal credits addressing the Digital Learning Competencies
--3 general credits (not to include years of experience) at the discretion of the
     employing LEA. LEAs reserve the right to assign literacy requirements for any educator.