To access a link to your state’s Department of Education website, find your state’s name in the alphabetical listing below:

State

Agency Name

Alabama
Alabama Department of Education Teacher Education and Certification Section
Alaska
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
Arizona
Arizona Department of Education
Arkansas
Arkansas Department of Education
California
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Colorado
Colorado Department of Education Professional Services and Educator Licensing
Connecticut
Connecticut State Department of Education
Delaware
Delaware Department of Education Educator Data System
Florida
Florida Department of Education Educator Certification
Georgia
Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Hawaii
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
Idaho
Idaho State Department of Education Teacher Certification
Illinois
Illinois State Board of Education Educator Licensure
Indiana
Indiana Department of Education
Iowa
Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
Kansas
Kansas State Department of Education
Kentucky
Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board
Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Education
Maine
Maine Department of Education Certification Office
Maryland
Maryland State Department of Education
Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Michigan
Michigan Department of Education
Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Education
Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Education
Missouri
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Montana
Montana Office of Public Instruction
Nebraska
Nebraska Department of Education Teacher Certification
Nevada
Nevada Department of Education
New Hampshire
New Hampshire Department of Education
New Jersey
State of New Jersey Department of Education Office of Certification and Induction
New Mexico
New Mexico Public Education Department Professional Licensure Bureau
New York
New York State Education Department Office of Teaching Initiatives
North Carolina
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
North Dakota
North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board
Ohio
Ohio Department of Education
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Department of Education
Oregon
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission of Oregon
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Rhode Island
Rhode Island Department of Education
South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Education Division of School Effectiveness
South Dakota
South Dakota Department of Education
Tennessee
Tennessee Department of Education Office of Educator Licensing
Texas
Texas Education Agency
Utah
Utah State Office of Education Teacher and Learning Licensing
Vermont
Vermont Agency of Education Licensing Office
Virginia
Virginia Department of Education Division of Teacher Education and Licensure
Washington
Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Professional Certification Office
Washington, D.C.
District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education Educator Licensure and Accreditation
West Virginia
West Virginia Department of Education Office of Professional Preparation
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Teacher Education, Professional Development, and Licensing
Wyoming Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board