From the American Education Association and the Arizona Department of Education:

If you are an Arizona teacher and would like to earn up to 4 hours of professional activity credit for FREE, you should attend this year’s symposium. A program agenda and a statement of attendance, with the number of clock hours earned, will provided for you. Please refer to the Arizona Department of Education website for details on how to submit your documentation and the number of conference training hours allowed per year.

Attention! A certificate for up to 4 hours of professional activity credit will be giving to you by the end of the event or mail to you.

AZ Requirement of Professional Development Activities

Standard Teaching, Specialized Secondary-STEM Teaching, Administrative, Guidance Counselor, and School Psychologist certificates may be renewed upon completion of 180 clock hours of professional development activities; or 12 semester hours of education coursework posted on official transcripts; or a combination of the two completed during the valid period of the certificate(s) to be renewed. Guidance Counselor and School Psychologist certificates do not require SEI training.

How do I renew my Standard Certificate?

You are required to get 180 hours of professional development credit to renew your certificate. You may renew your certificate up to six months prior to the expiration date. If you are not currently employed, you have one year to renew. If your certificate is not renewed within one year after expiration, you must reapply as a new applicant and qualify under the current requirements for the certificate. Endorsements are automatically renewed with the certificate, if it is attached, at no additional charge. Special Education and Vocational endorsements are separate certificates.

Professional (education related) conferences and workshops

Conference agenda and a statement of certificate from the sponsoring organization noting clock hour earned in training sessions. Limited to 30 clock hours per year