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 Office of Professional Licensure
California
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Colorado
Colorado Department of Education Offices of Professional Educator
Connecticut
Connecticut State Department of Education
Delaware
Delaware Educator Data System
Florida
Florida Department of Education
Georgia
Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Hawaii
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
Idaho
Idaho State Department of Education
Illinois
Illinois State Board of Education
Indiana
Indiana Department of Education Division of Professional Standards
Iowa
Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
Kansas
Kansas State Department of Education Teacher Education & Licensure Team
Kentucky
Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board
Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Education Division of Certification and Preparation
Maine
State of Maine Administrator and Teacher Certification Office
Maryland
Maryland State Department of Education Certification Branch
Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Education
Michigan
Michigan Department of Education
Minnesota
Minnesota Board of Teaching
Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Education Office of Educator Licensure
Missouri
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Montana
Montana Office of Public Instruction
Nebraska
Nebraska Department of Education
Nevada
Nevada Department of Education
New Hampshire
New Hampshire Department of Education Bureau of Credentialing
New Jersey
State of New Jersey Department of Education
New Mexico
New Mexico Public Education Department Professional Licensure Bureau
New York
New York State Education Department Office of Teaching Initiatives
North Carolina
Teach4NC
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 Elementary and Secondary Education Office of Educator Quality and Certification
South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Education Office of Educator Certification
South Dakota
South Dakota Department of Education Office of Accreditation & Teacher Quality
Tennessee
Tennessee Department of Education Office of Teacher Licensing
Texas
Texas State Board for Educator Certification
Utah
Utah State Office of Education Educator Quality & Licensing
Vermont
Vermont Department of Education Licensing Office
Virginia
Virginia Division of Teacher Education and Licensure
Washington
Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Professional Education and Certification Office
Washington, D.C.
District of Columbia State Education Agency Office of Academic Credentials and Standards
West Virginia
West Virginia Department of Education
Wisconsin Wisconsin Teacher Education, Professional Development and Licensing Team
Wyoming Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board