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Class A - Extension

Lic/Auth Type
Requirements - First Issuance

Hold an initial or professional administrator license, and need more time to meet the renewal or conversion requirements

1 year

Full administration authority for the grade levels and endorsements listed on the license. Also holds substitute authority including long-term subbing.


Yes - one emergency extension is available if coursework progress has been made during the term of the Class A license. Not available for the initial license extension.


Refer to main license type for conversion information.