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Texas
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Washington
Washington DC
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

 

ALABAMA
Address:
State Department of Education
Office of Teaching and Leading
Alabama State Department of Education
50 North Ripley Street
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130-2101
(334) 242-9983

 

Websites:
Alabama Certification Office
Alabama State Department of Education

 

 

 

ALASKA
Address:
Alaska Department of Education and Early Development
ATTN: Teacher Certification
801 West 10th St., Suite 200
P.O. Box 110500
Juneau, AK 99801-1894
(907) 465-2831 Fax: (907) 465-2441
Websites:
Alaska Certification Office
Alaska Department of Education and Early Development

 

 

 

ARIZONA
Address:
Arizona Department of Education
Teacher Certification Unit
Post Office Box 6490
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-4367 Fax: (602) 542-1141
Websites:
Educator Certification
Arizona Department of Education

 

 

 

ARKANSAS
Address:
Office of Educator Licensure
Arkansas Department of Education
4 Capitol Mall, Room 106-B
Little Rock, AR 72201-1071
(501) 682-4342
Websites:
Educator Licensure Unit
Arkansas Department of Education

 

 

 

CALIFORNIA
Address:
State of California
Commission on Teaching
Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811-4213
(916) 322-4974 Email: [email protected]
Websites:
Commission on Teacher Credentialing
California Department of Education

 

 

 

COLORADO
Address:
Colorado Department of Education
Educator Talent - Licensing Office
6000 E Evans Avenue
Building #2, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 866-6628 Fax: (303) 866-6722
Websites:
Educator Talent Licensing Office
Colorado Department of Education
Colorado State Board of Education

 

 

 

CONNECTICUT
Address:
Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
Connecticut State Department of Education
P. O. Box 150471
Hartford, CT 06115-0471
(860) 713-6969
Websites:
Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
Connecticut Department of Education
Connecticut State Board of Education

 

 

 

DELAWARE
Address:
Delaware Department of Education
Collette Education Resource Center
35 Commerce Way, Suite 1
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 857-3388
Websites:
Delaware Department of Education

 

 

 

FLORIDA
Address:
Florida Dept. of Education
Bureau of Educator Certification
Room 201, Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
(800) 445-6739
Websites:
Bureau of Educator Certification
Florida Teacher Certification Examinations
Florida Department of Education

 

 

 

GEORGIA
Address:
Georgia Professional Standards Commission
200 Piedmont Avenue SE
Suite 1702, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334-9032
(404) 232-2500 (800) 869-7775
Websites:
Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Georgia Department of Education

 

 

 

HAWAII
Address:
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
650 Iwilei Road #201
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 586-2600 Fax: (808) 586-2606
Websites:
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
Hawaii State Department of Education

 

 

 

IDAHO
Address:
Idaho State Department of Education
Certification & Professional Standard
650 West State Street
Boise, ID 83720-0027
(208) 332-6882
Websites:
Idaho Certification
Idaho State Department of Education

 

 

 

ILLINOIS
Address:
Illinois State Board of Education
100 N. First St.
Springfield, IL 62777
(866) 262-6663 (217) 782-4321
Websites:
Illinois State Board of Education - Educator Licensure

 

 

 

INDIANA
Address:
Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing
Indiana Department of Education
South Tower, Suite 600
115 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-9010
Websites:
Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing
Indiana Department of Education

 

 

 

IOWA
Address:
Board of Education Examiners
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0147
(515) 281-3245
Websites:
Iowa State Board of Education Examiners
Iowa Department of Education

 

 

 

KANSAS
Address:
Kansas State Department of Education
Teacher Licensure and Accreditation
Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson St., Suite 106
Topeka, KS 66612-1212
(785) 296-2288 Fax: (785) 296-7933
Websites:
Teacher Licensure and Accreditation

 

 

 

KENTUCKY
Address:
Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board
100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-5778
Websites:
Education Professional Standards Board

 

 

 

LOUSIANA
Address:
Louisiana Department of Education
Division of Certification, Preparation and Recruitment
P.O. Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064
(877) 453-2721
Websites:
Louisiana State Department of Education

 

 

 

MAINE
Address:
State of Maine Department of Education
Certification Office
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
(207) 624-6603
Websites:
Maine Certification

 

 

 

MARYLAND
Address:
Maryland State Department of Education
Certification Branch
200 W Baltimore St.
Baltimore MD 21201
(410) 767-0412 (866) 772-8922
Websites:
Maryland Educator Certification

 

 

 

MASSACHUSETTS
Address:
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Licensure
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 338-6600
Websites:
Office of Educator Licensure

 

 

 

MICHIGAN
Address:
Michigan Department of Education
Office of Professional Preparation Services
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-3310
Websites:
Michigan Teacher Certification
Michigan Department of Education

 

 

 

MINNESOTA
Address:
Minnesota Department of Education
Personnel Licensing Team
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266
Telephone: (651)582-8691
Websites:
Minnesota Teacher Licensing

 

 

 

MISSISSIPPI
Address:
Mississippi Department of Education
Office of Educator Licensure
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
Telephone: (601) 359-3483
Websites:
Mississippi Teacher Licensure
Mississippi Department of Education

 

 

 

MISSOURI
Address:
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Telephone: (573) 751-0051
Websites:
Teacher Certification
Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

 

 

 

MONTANA
Address:
Educator Licensure
Montana Office of Public Instruction
1227 11th Avenue
P.O. Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501
Telephone: (406) 444-3150
Websites:
Educator Licensure
Montana Office of Public Instruction

 

 

 

NEBRASKA
Address:
Nebraska Department of Education
Teacher Certification
301 Centennial Mail South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509
Telephone: (402) 471-0739
Fax: (402) 471-0117
Websites:
Certification Office
Nebraska Department of Education

 

 

 

NEVADA
Address:
Nevada Department of Education
Office of Educator Licensure
9890 S. Maryland Parkway, Ste 221
Las Vegas, NV 89183
Telephone: (702) 486-6458
Websites:
Nevada Educator Licensure
Nevada Department of Education

 

 

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Address:
New Hampshire Department of Education
Bureau of Credentialing
101 Pleasant St.
Concord, NH 03301
Telephone: (603) 271-3494
Fax: (603) 271-1953
Websites:
Bureau of Credentialing
New Hampshire Department of Education

 

 

NEW JERSEY
Address:
New Jersey Department of Education
Office of Certification and Induction
PO Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
Telephone: (609) 292-2070
Websites:
Office of Certification and Induction
New Jersey Department of Education

 

 

 

NEW MEXICO
Address:
State of New Mexico Public Education Department
Licensure Unit
300 Don Gaspar Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Telephone: (505) 827-1449
Fax: (505) 827-6696
Websites:
Licensure Unit
New Mexico Public Education Department

 

 

 

NEW YORK
Address:
Certification
Office of Teaching Initiatives
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Ave, 5N EB
Albany, New York 12234
Telephone: (518) 474-3901
Websites:
Office of Teaching
New York State Education Department

 

 

NORTH CAROLINA
Address:
Professional Educator's Licensure
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
301 N. Wilmington St.
Raleigh, NC 27601-2825
Telephone: (800) 577-7994 (within NC)
(919) 807-3310 (outside NC)
Websites:
Professional Educator's Licensure
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

 

 

 

NORTH DAKOTA
Address:
North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board
2718 Gateway Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58503-0585
Suite 204
Telephone: (701) 328-9641
Websites:
Teaching Licensure
North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board

 

 

 

OHIO
Address:
Ohio Department of Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
25 South Front St., Mail Stop 508
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
Telephone: (614) 466-3593
Fax: (614) 466-1999
Websites:
Educator Licenses
Ohio Department of Education

 

 

 

OKLAHOMA
Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Education
Teacher Certification
2500 North Lincoln Boulevard, #212
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Telephone: (405) 521-3337
Websites:
Oklahoma Teacher Certification
Oklahoma State Department of Education

 

 

 

OREGON
Address:
Teacher Standards and
Practices Commission
250 Division St NE
Salem, OR 97310
Telephone: (503) 378-3586
Fax: (503) 378-4448
Websites:
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission

 

 

 

PENNSYLVANIA
Address:
Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Telephone: (717) 728-3224
Fax: (717) 783-6736
Websites:
Certifications
Pennsylvania Department of Education

 

 

 

RHODE ISLAND
Address:
Office of Educator Quality and
Certification
Rhode Island Department of Education
255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
Telephone: (401) 222-4600
Websites:
Rhode Island Office of Educator Quality and
Certification

 

 

 

SOUTH CAROLINA
Address:
Division of School Effectiveness
Office of Educator Services
South Carolina Department of Education
8301 Parklane Road
Columbia, SC 29223
Telephone: (877) 885-5280
Fax: (803) 896-0368
Websites:
Office of Educator Services - Certification
South Carolina Department of Education

 

 

 

SOUTH DAKOTA
Address:
South Dakota Department of Education
Office of Educator Certification
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Telephone: (605) 773-3426
Websites:
Educator Certification
South Dakota Department of Education

 

 

 

TENNESSEE
Address:
Office of Educator Licensure
Tennessee State Department of Education
12th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-0377
Telephone: (615) 532-4885
Fax: (615) 532-1448
Websites:
Office of Educator Licensure
Tennessee Department of Education

 

 

TEXAS
Address:
Texas Education Agency (TEA)
Division of Educator Testing and Certification
Room 5-100
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1494
Telephone: (512) 936-8400
Websites:
Division of Educator Testing and Certification Texas Education Agency

 

 

 

UTAH
Address:
Utah State Board of Education
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone: (801) 538-7500
Websites:
Teaching and Learning Licensing
Utah State Board of Education

 

 

VERMONT
Address:
Vermont Agency of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641
Telephone: (802) 479-1030
Websites:
Traditional Route to Licensure
Vermont Agency of Education

 

 

 

VIRGINIA
Address:
Virginia Department of Education
Division of Teacher Education & Licensure
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Telephone: (804) 225-2022
Websites:
Teacher Licensure
Virginia Department of Education

 

 

WASHINGTON
Address:
Office of Certification
OSPI
Old Capitol Building
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
Telephone: (360) 725-6400
Fax: (360) 586-0145
Websites:
Certification
Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

 

 

WASHINGTON DC
Address:
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
810 First Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
Telephone: (202) 741-5881
Websites:
Office of the State Superintendent of Education

 

 

 

WEST VIRGINIA
Address:
West Virginia Department of Education
Office of Professional Preparation
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Building 6, Room 304
Charleston, WV 25305-0330
Telephone: (304) 558-7010
or (800) 982-2378
Websites:
Educator Certification
West Virginia Department of Education

 

 

WISCONSIN
Address:
Teacher Education, Professional Development & Licensing
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
125 South Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
Telephone: (800)266-1027
Websites:
Educator Licensing
Teacher Education, Professional Development, and Licensing

 

 

 

WYOMING
Address:
Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board
Professional Teaching Standards Board
1920 Thomes Avenue, Suite 400
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Telephone: (307) 777-7291
Fax: (307) 777-8718
Websites:
Teacher Licensure
Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated 08/15/2017