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State Licensing Agencies

ALABAMA

Alabama Department of Education, Teacher Education and Certification, Gordon Persons Building, Room 5202   P.O. Box 302101, Montgomery, AL 36130-2011, http://www.alsde.edu

334-242-9977

Fax 334-242-0498

ALASKA

Alaska Department of Education, Teacher Certification, 801 W. 10th Street, Suite 200, Juneau, AK 99801-1894, http://www.educ.state.ak.us

907-465-2831

Fax 907-465-2441

ARIZONA

Department of Education Certification Unit, P.O. Box 6490, Phoenix, AZ 85002-6490, http://www.ade.state.az.us/certification

602-542-4367

Fax 501-682-4898

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Department of Education, Teacher Education & Licensure, 4 Capitol Mall, Room 107B, Little Rock, AR 72201-1071, http://arkedu.state.ar.us/teachers/index.html

501-682-4342

Fax 501-682-4898

CALIFORNIA

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, 1900 Capitol Avenue, P. O. Box 944270 Sacramento, CA 94244-2700, http://www.ctc.ca.gov

916-445-7254

Fax 916-445-7255

COLORADO

Colorado Department of Education, Education Licensing Unit, 201 E. Colfax Avenue, Room 105, Denver, CO 80203, http://www.cde.state.co.us

303-866-6628

Fax 303-866-6866

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Department of Education, Bureau of Certification and Teacher Prep., P.O. Box 150471, Hartford, CT 06115-0471, http://www.state.ct.us/sde

860-566-5201

Fax 860-566-8929

DELAWARE

Delaware Department of Public Instruction, Professional Standards and Certification, P.O. Box 1402, The Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19903 http://www.doe.state.de.us/

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Educational Credentialing and Standards Branch, 825 North Capitol Street, NE, Sixth Floor, Washington, D.C. 20002, http://www.k12.dc.us

202-442-5377

800-TEACHDC

FLORIDA

Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Teacher Certification, Division of Human Resource Development, 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, http://www.firn.edu/doe/bin00022/home0022.htm

850-488-2317

Fax 850-488-3352

GEORGIA

Professional Standards Commission, 1452 Twin Towers East, Atlanta GA 30334, http://www.gapsc.com

404-657-9000

Fax 404-651-9185

HAWAII

Offices of Personnel Services-Certification and Development Section, P.O. Box 2360, Honolulu, HI 96804, http://www.doe.k12.hi.us/

808-586-3276

Fax 808-586-3419

IDAHO

State Department of Education, Teacher Education & Certification, P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0027, http://www.sde.state.id.us/certification/

208-332-6881

ILLINOIS

Illinois State Board of Education, Division of Professional Preparation, 100 N. First Street, Springfield, IL 62777-0001, http://www.isbe.state.il.us

217-782-2805

Fax 217-524-1289

INDIANA

Indiana Professional Standards Board, 251 E. Ohio, Suite 201, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2133, http://www.state.in.us/psb

317-232-9010

Fax 317-232-9023

IOWA

Iowa State Board of Educational Examiners, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319-0147, http://www.state.ia.us/educate

515-281-3245

Fax 515-281-7669

KANSAS

Kansas State Board of Education, Certification and Teacher Education Section, 120 SE 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66612-1182, http://www.ksbe.state.ks.us/cert/cert.html

785-296-2288

Fax 785-296-7933

KENTUCKY

Kentucky Department of Education, Division of Certification, 1024 Capitol Center Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601, http://www.kde.state.ky.us/

502-573-4606

Fax 502-573-1610

LOUISIANA

Louisiana Department for Education, Certification and Higher Education, P.O. Box 94064, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064, http://www.doe.state.la.us/

225-342-3490

Fax 225-342-3499

MAINE

Department of Education, Division of Certification, 23 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0023, http://www.state.me.us/education/homepage.htm

207-287-5944

MARYLAND

Maryland Department of Education, Division of Certification, 200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595, http://www.msde.state.md.us/certification/index.htm

410-767-0412

Fax 410-333-8963

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Department of Education, Office of Certification and Credentialing, 350 Main Street, P.O. Box 9140, Malden, MA 02148-5023, http://www.doe.mass.edu/educators/e_license.html

781-388-6600

Fax 781-338-3391

MICHIGANM

Michigan Department of Education, Teacher/Administrator Prep. & Certification, P.O. Box 30008, Lansing, MI 48909, http://www.mde.state.mi.us

517-373-3310

Fax 517-373-0542

MINNESOTA

Dept. of Children, Families and Learning, Teacher Licensing, 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, MN 55113, http://cfl.state.mn.us/licen/index.html

651-582-8691

Fax 651-582-8809

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Educator Licensure, P.O. Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771, http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/license/

601-359-3483

Fax 601-359-2778

MISSOURI

Missouri Teacher Certification Office, Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Education, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480, http://services.dese.state.mo.us/divurbteached/teachcert

573-751-0051

Fax 573-751-0051

MONTANA

Office of Public Instruction, Certification Division, P.O. Box 202501, Helena, MT 59620-2501, http://www.metnet.state.mt.us

406-444-3150

Fax 406-444-289

NEBRASKA

Nebraska Department of Education, Teacher Certification/Education, 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 94987, Lincoln, NE 68509-4987, http://www.nde.state.ne.us/TCERT/TCERT.html

800-371-4642

Fax 402-471-0117

NEVADA

Nevada Department of Education, Teacher Licensure, 1820 E. Sahara, Suite 205, Las Vegas, NV 89104-3746, http://www.ccsd.net/HRD/NVDOE/

775-486-6455

Fax 775-486-6450

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Credentialing, State Office Park South, 101 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301-3860, http://www.ed.state.nh.us/certification/teacher.htm

603-271-2407

Fax 603-271-4134

NEW JERSEY

Department of Education, Office of Licensing and Academic Credentials, 3535 Quakerbridge Road CN 503, Trenton, NJ 08625-0503, http://www.state.nj.us/njded/educators/license

609-292-2070

Fax 609-292-3768

NEW MEXICO

Department of Education, Professional Licensure Unit, 300 Don Gasper Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2786, http://sde.state.nm.us

505-827-6587

Fax 505-827-4148

NEW YORK

New York Education Department, Division of Teacher Certification, Cultural Education Center, Room 5-A-11, Albany, NY 12230, http://www.nysed.gov/tcert/homepage.htm

518-474-3901

Fax 518-473-0271

NORTH CAROLINA

Department of Public Instruction, Licensure Section, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2825, http://www.dpi.state.nc.us

919-733-4125

Fax 919-715-1094

NORTH DAKOTA

Education Standards and Practices Board, 600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 202, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440, http://www.dpi.state.nd.us/dpi/index.htm

701-328-2264

OHIO

Ohio Department of Education, Professional Development and Licensure, 65 South Front Street, Room 412, Columbus, OH 43215-4183, http://www.ode.state.oh.us/Teaching-Profession/default.asp

614-466-3593

Fax 614-466-1999

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma Department of Education, Commission for Teacher Preparation, 2500 N. Lincoln Boulevard, Room 211, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599, http://sde.state.ok.us

405-521-3337

Fax 405-521-1520

OREGON

Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, 255 Capitol Street, NE, Suite 105, Salem, OR 97310-1332, http://www.tspc.state.or.us/

503-378-3586

Fax 503-378-4448

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Department of Education, Teacher Preparation & Certification, 333 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333, http://www.teaching.state.pa.us/teaching/site/default.asp

717-787-3356

Fax 717-783-6736

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Department of Education, Office of Teacher Certification, Shepard Bldg., 255 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903, http://www.ridoe.net/

401-277-4600

Fax 401-277-2048

SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina Department of Education, Teacher Licensure Section, 1600 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC, 29201, http://www.state.sc.us/sde

803-734-8466

Fax 803-734-2873

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Department of Education, Teacher Education and Certification, 700 Governors Drive, Pierre, SD 57501-2291, http://www.state.sd.us/state/executive/deca/account/certif.htm

605-773-3553

Fax605-773-6139

TENNESSEE

Tennessee Department of Education, Office of Teacher Licensing, 710 James Robertson Parkway, 5th Floor, Nashville, TN 37243-0377, http://www.state.tn.us/education/lic_home.htm

615-532-4885

Fax 615-532-1448

TEXAS

Texas State Board of Educator Certification, 1001 Trinity, Austin, TX 78701, http://www.sbec.state.tx.us

512-469-3001

Fax 512-469-3018

UTAH

Utah State Office of Education, Teacher Certification Section, 250 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, http://www.usoe.k12.ut.us/cert/

801-538-7740

Fax 801-538-7973

VERMONT

Vermont Department of Education, Licensing Office, 120 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620, http://www.state.vt.us/educ

802-828-2445

Fax 802-828-5107

VIRGINIA

Department of Education, Office of Teacher Education and Licensure, P.O. Box 2120 Richmond, VA 23218-2120, http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/

804-225-2022

Fax 804-786-6759

WASHINGTON

Department of Education, Professional Education and Certification Office, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, http://www.k12.wa.us/cert/

360-753-6773

Fax 360-586-0145

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Department of Education, Office of Professional Preparation, 1900 E. Kanawha Boulevard, Building 6, Room 337, Charleston, WV 25305-0330, http://wvde.state.wv.us

304-558-7010

800-982-2378

Fax 304-558-0459

WISCONSIN

State Department of Public Instruction, Teacher Education and Licensing, Box 7841, 125 South Webster Street, Madison, WI 53707-7841, http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/dlsis/tel

608-266-1027

800-441-4563

Fax 608-264-9558

WYOMING

Professional Teaching and Standards Board, Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor, 2300 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050, http://www.k12.wy.us/ptsb/index.html

307-777-6248

Fax 307-777-6243


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