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ALABAMA
Address:
State Department of Education
Teacher Certification Section
Gordon Persons Building
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130-2101
(334) 242-9977 Fax: (334) 242-0498

Websites:
Alabama Certification Office
Alabama State Department of Education

 

ALASKA
Address:
Teacher Certification
Administrative Services
801 West 10th St., Suite 200
Juneau AK 99801-1894
(907) 465-2831 Fax: (907) 465-2441
Websites:
Alaska Certification Office
Alaska Department of Education

 

ARIZONA
Address:
Dept. of Education
Teacher Certification Unit
1535 W. Jefferson
Phoenix AZ 85007
(602) 542-4367 Fax: (602) 542-1141
Websites:
Teacher Certification Unit
Arizona State Teacher VTE Degree Certification Requirements
Arizona Department of Education

 

ARKANSAS
Address:
Dept. of Education
Teacher Education and Licensure
4 Capitol Mall
Little Rock AR 72201-1071
(501) 682-4342
Websites:
Arkansas Teacher Licensure
Arkansas Department of Education

 

CALIFORNIA
Address:
Commission on Teaching
Credentialing
1812 9th St.
Sacramento 94244-2700
(916) 445-7254 Fax: (916) 327-3166
Websites:
California Certification Office
California Department of Education

 

COLORADO
Address:
Colorado Dept. of Education
Educator Licensing Unit
201 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver CO 80203
(303) 866-6628 Fax: (303) 866-6968
Websites:
Educator Licensing Unit
Colorado Department of Education
Colorado State Board of Education

 

CONNECTICUT
Address:
CT State Dept. of Education
Bureau of Certification and Professional Development
PO Box 150471
Hartford CT 06115-0471
(860) 713-6969 Fax: (860) 713-7017
Websites:
Connecticut Bureau of Certification and Professional Development
Connecticut Department of Education
Connecticut State Board of Education

 

DELAWARE
Address:
Delaware Education Network
The Townsend Building
PO Box 1402
Dover DE 19903
(302) 736-4688 1-800-433-5292
Websites:
Delaware Education Network

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Address:
Teacher Education and Certification Branch
Suite IOIA
215 G St. N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20002
Telephone: (202) 724-4246
Fax: (202) 724-8784
Websites:
District of Columbia Public School System

 

FLORIDA
Address:
Florida Dept. of Education
Bureau of Teachers of Certification
Collins Building
Tallahassee FL 32399
(800) 445-6739 Fax: (904) 488-3352
Websites:
Bureau of Educator Certification
Florida Teacher Certification Examination
Florida Department of Education

 

GEORGIA
Address:
Professional Standards Commission
Certification Section
1452 Twin Towers East
Atlanta GA 30334
(404) 657-9000 (800) 869-7775
Fax:(404) 651-9185
Websites:
Teacher Certification in Georgia
Georgia Department of Education

 

HAWAII
Address:
Hawaii Dept. of Education
Office of Personnel Services
Certification and Development Unit. Room 301
Honolulu HI 96804
(808) 586-3276 Fax: (808) 586-3419
Websites:
State of Hawaii Licensing Requirements
Hawaii State Department of Education

 

IDAHO
Address:
State Dept. of Education
Teacher Education and Certification
Boise ID 83720-0027
(208) 334-3475
Websites:
Idaho Certification
Idaho State Department of Education
Idaho State Board of Education

 

ILLINOIS
Address:
State Board of Teacher Education and Certification
100 N. First St.
Springfield IL 62777
(217) 785-2805 Fax: (217) 524-1289
Websites:
Illinois Teacher Certification
Illinois State Board of Education

 

INDIANA
Address:
Indiana Professional Standards Board
Teacher Certification Program
251 E. Ohio, Suite 201
Indianapolis IN 46204-2133
(327) 232-9010 Fax: (317) 232-9023
Websites:
Indiana Licensing
Indiana Department of Education

 

IOWA
Address:
Iowa State Board of Education Examiners
Grimes State Office Building
Des Moines IA 50310-0147
(515) 281-3245
Websites:
Iowa State Board of Education Examiners
Iowa Department of Education

 

KANSAS
Address:
Dept. of Education
Certification and Teacher Certification Dpt.
Topeka Ave. KS 66612-
(913) 296-2288 Fax: (913) 296-7933
Websites:
Certification and Teacher Education Information
Kansas State Board of Education

 

KENTUCKY
Address:
State Dept. of Division of Certification
Capitol Plaza Tower
Frankfort KY 40601
(502) 564-4406
Websites:
Office of Teacher Education & Certification Kentucky Department of Education

 

LOUSIANA
Address:
Dept. of Education
Bureau of Higher Education
And Teacher Certification
Baton Rouge LA 70804-9064
(504) 342-3490 Fax: (504) 342-3499
Websites:
Louisiana Teacher Certification
Louisiana State Department of Education

 

MAINE
Address:
Dept. of Education
Division of Certification and Placement
23 State House Station
Augusta ME 04333-0023
(207) 287-5944
Websites:
Maine Certification
Maine Department of Education

 

MARYLAND
Address:
Dept. of Education
Teacher Education and Certification Branch
200 W Baltimore St.
Baltimore MD 21201
(410) 767-0412 Fax: (410) 333-8963
Websites:
Maryland Certification Information
Maryland State Department of Education

 

MASSACHUSETTS
Address:
Dept. of Education
Office of Certification and Credentialing
Malden MA 02148-5023
(617) 770-7517 Fax: (617) 388-3396
Websites:
Massachusetts Educator Certification Tests Massachusetts Department of Education

 

MICHIGAN
Address:
Dept. of Education
Office of Teacher-Administrator Certification
Lansing MI 48909
(517) 373-3310 Fax: (517) 373-0542
Websites:
Michigan Teacher Certification
Michigan Department of Education

 

MINNESOTA
Address:
Personnel Licensing
Capitol Square Building
550 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN 55 101
Telephone: (612)296-2046
Websites:
Minnesota Minnesota Licensing
Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning

 

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

 

MISSOURI
Address:
Teacher Education and Certification
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Telephone: (314) 751-3486
Websites:
Teacher Certification
Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education - MO DESE

 

MONTANA
Address:
Teacher Education and Certification
Office of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501
Telephone: (406) 444-3150
Fax: (406) 444-2893
Websites:
Certification Office
Montana Office of Public Instruction

 

NEBRASKA
Address:
Teacher Education and Certification
Department of Education
301 Centennial Mail South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509
Telephone: 1-800-371-4642
Fax: (402) 471-0117
Websites:
Certification Office
Nebraska Department of Education

 

NEVADA
Address:
Department of Education
1850 East Sahara
Suite 207, State Mail Room
Las Vegas, NV 89158
Telephone: (702) 486-6455
Fax: (702) 796-3475
Websites:
Nevada Licensure
Nevada Department of Education

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Address:
Bureau of Credentialing, Division of Program Support
State Department of Education
State Office Park South
101 Pleasant St.
Concord, NH 03301
Telephone: (603) 271-2407
Fax: (603) 271-1953
Websites:
New Hampshire Certification Standards
New Hampshire Department of Education

 

NEW JERSEY
Address:
New Jersey Department of Education
Office of Licensing, CN 500
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
Telephone: (609) 292-2070
Fax: (609) 292-3768
Websites:
New Jersey Educator Licensing
New Jersey Department of Education

 

NEW MEXICO
Address:
Professional Licensure Unit
Department of Education
Santa Fe, NM 87503M
Telephone: (505) 827-6587
Fax: (505) 827-6696
Websites:
New Mexico Licensure Information
New Mexico State Department of Education

 

NEW YORK
Address:
Office of Teaching
State Education Department
Cultural Ed. Center, Room 5A-11
Nelson A. Rockefeller
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12230
Telephone: (518) 474-3901
Fax: (518) 473-0271
Websites:
Certification Office
New York State Education Department

 

NORTH CAROLINA
Address:
Licensure Section
Department of Public Instruction
301 N. Wilmington St.
Raleigh, NC 27601-2825
Telephone: (919) 733-4125
Fax: (919) 715-1094
Websites:
North Carolina Board Certified Teachers
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

 

NORTH DAKOTA
Address:
Education Standards and Practices Board
600 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
Telephone: (701) 328-2264
Websites:
North Dakota Credential Requirements
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction

 

OHIO
Address:
Division of Teacher Education and Certification
Ohio Department of Education
Ohio Depts. Building, Room 416
65 South Front St.
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
Telephone: (614) 466-3593
Fax: (614) 466-1999
Websites:
Professional Development and Licensure
Ohio Department of Education

 

OKLAHOMA
Address:
Professional Standards Section
Hodge Ed. Building, Room 211
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Telephone: (405) 521-3337
Fax: (405) 521-6205
Websites:
Oklahoma Certification Requirements
Oklahoma State Department of Education

 

OREGON
Address:
Teacher Standards and
Practices Commission
255 Capitol St. N.E., Suite 105
Salem, OR 97310-1332
Telephone: (503) 378-3586
Fax: (503) 378-4448
Websites:
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Oregon Department of Education

 

PENNSYLVANIA
Address:
Bureau of Teacher Preparation
and Certification
Penn. Department of Education
333 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Telephone: (717) 787-2967
Fax: (717) 783-6736
Websites:
Certification Office
Pennsylvania Department of Education

 

RHODE ISLAND
Address:
Office of Teacher Education and
Certification
Roger Williams Building
22 Hayes St.
Providence, RI 02908
Telephone: (401) 277-2675
Fax: (401) 277-2048
Websites:
Rhode Island Department of Education

 

SOUTH CAROLINA
Address:
Office of Education Professions
State Department of Education
Room 702
Rutledge Building
Columbia SC 29201
Telephone: (803) 734-8317
Fax: (803) 734-6225
Websites:
Teacher Education and Certification
South Carolina Department of Education

 

SOUTH DAKOTA
Address:
Division of Education
Teacher Ed. and Certification
700 Govemors Dr.
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Telephone: (605) 773-3553
Fax: (605) 773-6139
Websites:
Certification Office
South Dakota Department of Education and Cultural Affairs

 

TENNESSEE
Address:
Office of Teacher Licensing
Career Ladder Certification
State Dept. of Education,
Gateway Plaza
710 James Robertson Pkwy.,
5th floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0377
Telephone: (615) 532-4885
Fax: (615) 741-6236
Websites:
Teacher Licensing
Tennessee Department of Education

 

TEXAS
Address:
Division of Educator Preparation and Certification
Texas Education Agency
1701 N. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701
Telephone: 1-888-863-5880
Fax: (512) 463-6299
Websites:
The State Board for Educator Certification Texas Education Agency

 

UTAH
Address:
Utah State Office of Education
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone: (801) 538-7740
Fax: (801) 538-7769
Websites:
Teacher Certification
Utah State Office of Education

 

VERMONT
Address:
Licensing Office
State Department of Education
Montpelier, VT 05620
Telephone: (802) 828-2445
Fax: (802) 828-3140
Websites:
Vermont Educator Licensing
Vermont Department of Education

 

VIRGINIA
Address:
Department of Education
Division for Compliance
Coordination
Office for Teacher Education
and Licensure
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23216-2120
Telephone: (804) 225-2022
Fax: (804) 225-2831
Websites:
Teacher Licensure
Virginia Department of Education

 

WASHINGTON
Address:
Professional Certification
Old Capitol Building
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
Telephone: (360) 753-6773
Fax: (360) 586-0145
Websites:
Certification
Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

WEST VIRGINIA
Address:
Office of Professional Preparation
Building 6, Room 337,
Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305-0330
Telephone: (304) 558-7010
or 1-800-982-2378
Fax: (304) 558-0459
Websites:
West Virginia Dept. of Ed. Teacher Certification
West Virginia Department of Education

 

WISCONSIN
Address:
Licensing Team, Teacher Education Team
Department of Public Instruction
125 South Webster St.
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
Telephone: (608)266-1027
Fax: (608) 264-9558
Websites:
Teacher Education and Licensing
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

 

WYOMING
Address:
Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board
Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor
2300 Capitol Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Telephone: (307) 777-6261
Fax: (307) 777-6234
Websites:
Teacher Certification
Wyoming Department of Education

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