Teacher Tuition Exemption

Human Resources

Teacher Tuition Exemption (TTE) Guidelines

Teacher Exemption Application

  • Tuition exemption must be applied for each semester one wishes to be granted exemption.
  • Applicants must be employed as a teacher for the semester they are applying for tuition exemption.
  • First consideration is given to certified teachers pursuing add-on certification in critical shortage areas.
  • Non-certified teachers are not eligible.
  • Practitioners enrolled in alternate certification programs are not eligible.
  • The Teacher Tuition Application must be completed and submitted to the Human Resources Generalist at the School Board Office before the indicated deadline.
  • SELU students: Please submit an original Teacher Tuition Exemption Receivables Form.  SELU will not accept copies.
  • If a course change occurs, it is the responsibility of the teacher to notify Human Resources within 48 hours of the change.
  • Applications will only be accepted during the respective windows. Please do not send multiple semesters at once.


Teacher Tuition Exemption Deadlines and Credits
Semester Application Window Maximum Credit Hours
Spring October 15- November 15 6
Summer March 15- April 15 9
Fall May 15- June 15 6