ELIGIBILITY BY STATE

NGPF is now offering State Continuing Education PD credits for the online Certification Courses. Please note that this list is specific to Certification Courses only and may not apply to Virtual PDs, On-Demand modules, or Conference sessions. Find your state below to learn more about your state’s eligibility.

Click a state to view if credits are available in your state

Wyoming

Yes.

NGPF will submit your attendance for a Certification Course to the Wyoming Department of Education.

It can take up to six weeks for the DoE to process your renewal credits.

Wisconsin

Yes.

Wisconsin accepts NGPF PD Certificates for semester hours.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

West Virginia

No.

West Virginia does not accept NGPF PD Certificates as official Continuing Education Units for semester hours.

Washington

Yes.

NGPF will send you a Washington-specific certificate of completion.

Please give our team one week after the exam window closes to send your certificate for clock hours.

Virginia

Yes.

Virginia accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD points.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Vermont

Yes.

Vermont accepts NGPF PD Certificates for professional learning.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Utah

Yes.

NGPF is included as an option on Utah’s General Financial Literacy CTE application. Please refer there directly for specifics.

Texas

Yes.

NGPF will send you a Texas-specific certificate of completion.

Please give our team one week after the exam window closes to send your certificate for Continuing Professional Education (CPE).

Tennessee

Yes.

Tennessee accepts NGPF PD Certificates for Professional Development Points.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

South Dakota

Yes.

South Dakota accepts NGPF PD Certificates for Continuing Education Credit.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

South Carolina

Yes.

Educators holding a South Carolina Department of Education issued Professional certificate are only eligible to receive renewal credit for professional development activities at the approval of their employing South Carolina public school district or renewal entity.

Please submit materials to your specific district. Please bear in mind that educators not employed by a South Carolina public school district have restricted renewal options that do not extend to third-party provider offerings.

Rhode Island

Yes.

Your district accepts NGPF PD Certificates for Professional Learning Units.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Pennsylvania

Yes.

NGPF will submit your attendance for a Certification Course to the Pennsylvania Department of Education as long as you provide your PPID# on the exam.

It can take up to two weeks for the DoE to process your ACT48 Hours.

Oregon

Yes.

Oregon accepts NGPF PD Certificates for Professional Development Units (PDUs).

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Oklahoma

Not applicable.

Oklahoma does not require or track Continuing Education Units for license renewal.

Ohio

Maybe.

NGPF Certification Courses could be included as part of the 18 continuing education units (180 contact hour) requirement if an educator includes and seeks approval as part of their Individual Professional Development Plan, subject to approval of the Local Professional Development Committee.  NGPF suggests referring to Ohio's Department of Education website directly.

North Dakota

Yes.

Valley City State University is able to verify and register NGPF professional development hours. VCSU requires the completion of 15 NGPF professional development hours first before completing the verification form. VCSU accepts NGPF PD dated within one year (Aug. 1-July 31) and offers the credit within the semester the form is completed.

North Carolina

Maybe.

Local education agencies (LEA) can approve classes and workshops for renewal credits. NGPF recommends speaking to your local district as well as referring directly to the NCDPI website for more information.

New York

Yes.

NGPF will send you a New York-specific CTLE form for your records.

Please give our team one week after the exam window closes to send your completion form.

New Mexico

Not applicable.

New Mexico does not record or track professional development.

New Jersey

Yes.

New Jersey accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD Hours.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

New Hampshire

No.

New Hampshire does not accept NGPF PD Certificates as official Continuing Education Units

Nevada

Yes.

Nevada accepts NGPF PD Certificates for Continuing Education Units.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Nebraska

No.

Nebraska does not accept NGPF PD Certificates as official Continuing Education Units.

Montana

No.

Montana does not accept NGPF PD Certificates for renewal units.

Missouri

Maybe.

PD reporting forms are done at the district level for Missouri educators. NGPF Certification Courses could be included as part of the yearly PD hour requirement. Ask your district for more details.

Mississippi

Yes.

Each month, NGPF submits attendance on behalf of all certification course participants to the Mississippi Council on Economic Education. For CEU processing, please follow these additional instructions and application.

Minnesota

Yes.

Minnesota accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD Hours.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Michigan

Yes.

NGPF will submit your attendance for a Certification Course to the Michigan Department of Education.

It can take up to three weeks for the DoE to process your State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs).

Massachusetts

Yes.

NGPF will send you a certificate of completion you can submit to the Massachusetts Department of Education for Professional Development Points. Please give our team one week after the exam window closes to send the certificate.

Maryland

Yes.

NGPF will send you a Maryland-specific Completion for Credit form for those Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for your records.

Please give our team one week after the exam window closes to send your completion form.

Maine

Yes.

NGPF will submit your attendance for a Certification Course to the Maine Department of Education.

It can take up to six weeks for the DoE to process your Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Louisiana

Yes.

Louisiana accepts NGPF PD Certificates for Continuing Learning Units.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Kentucky

Not applicable.

License renewal isn't based on PD credits but rather is obtained by years of classroom experience or graduate courses only.

Kansas

Yes.

Kansas accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD points.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Iowa

Yes.

Starting with cohort 27, Iowa teachers can earn 1 renewal credit thanks to a partnership between Area Education Agencies (AEA) Learning Online and NGPF. Teachers will receive a specific AEA Learning Online link after:

  1. Successful completion of an NGPF certification course
  2. FIVE additional NGPF PD hours completed DURING the NGPF certification course and before the certification exam window for the corresponding cohort (Both NGPF Virtual PD hours and NGPF On-Demand PD qualify)
  3. 80% or better on the corresponding NGPF Certification exam

Indiana

Yes.

Indiana accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD points toward your Professional Growth Plan (PGP).

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Illinois

No.

Illinois does not accept NGPF PD Certificates as official Continuing Professional Development Units.

Exception for Chicago Public School teachers only:
Chicago Public School teachers can earn CPDUs for a certification course by emailing dkvoss@cps.edu with their certification certificate for successfully passing the exam. Include "CPS NGPF certification" in the subject line, and Dustin will put the information into Learning Hub which then prompts the completion of an ISBE evaluation survey.

Idaho

Yes.

You must complete the Idaho Inservice Form and submit NGPF PD Certificates once you complete 15, 30, or 45 contact hours of PD.

Hawaii

Not applicable.

Hawaii does not record or track professional development.

Georgia

Maybe.

Professional Learning Units are no longer tracked in Georgia.  Instead, teachers develop a professional learning plan according to district requirements.  As such, please contact your local district for transcript specifics.

You can access your certificates any time by going to My Account.

Florida

Maybe. 

NGPF Certification Courses could be included in a local Florida district's in-service Professional Learning Catalog (PLC) plan as part of PD credit earned outside of a district's internal system. NGPF suggests talking directly to your district professional development department.

District of Columbia

Yes.

Washington DC accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD Credit.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Delaware

Yes.

Delaware accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD Credit.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Connecticut

Not applicable.

Connecticut does not record or track professional development.

Colorado

Yes.

Colorado accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD Credit.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

California

No. 

California does not accept NGPF PD Certificates as official Continuing Education Units.

Arkansas

Yes.

Arkansas accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD Credit. 

You can locate the specific ADE ID for each certification course on the PDSaM system.

Arizona

Yes.

Arizona accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD Credit but may require course details.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."

Alaska

No.

Alaska requires renewal credits to be graduate/semester hours.

Alabama

Yes.

Alabama accepts NGPF PD Certificates for PD Credit.

You can access your certificates any time by going to "My Account."