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Apply for an Educator License

How Can I Become a Teacher?District -Requested Licenses licenses

 

  • We are excited that you are interested in becoming a teacher.

  • Visit TeachMS to learn more about pathways to become a teacher.

  • Connect with one of our recruiters.

 

 

Career Technical LicenseDistrict requested licenses licenses

 

  • This license is based on work experience in career and technical fields.

  • This license must be requested by the district.

  • Find the application packet here.

  • CTE Guidelines

 

Pre-Service License for Student Teachers

 

  • This license is for student teachers.

  • This license must be requested by the college or university certification officer.

  • Apply to the recommendation once its been made in your ELMS account.

 

Reciprocity for Out-of-State EducatorsReciprocity

 

  • This license is for educators who hold a valid license from another state.

  • Learn more about interstate reciprocity here.

 

 

 

Alternate Route LicenseDistrict requested licenses licenses

 

  • This license is for educators who complete an alternative pathway into teaching.

  • Learn more about alternate route programs here.

 

 

 

District-Requested LicensesDistrict -Requested Licenses licenses

 

  • These licenses are for districts who need to fill immediate vacancies in urgent situations.

  • Educators can apply to the recommendation once its been made in your ELMS account.

  • Learn more about Special Non-Renewable Licenses here.

 

Reinstate My Expired LicenseDistrict licenses

 

  • This option is for educators who hold an expired license.

  • Educators can apply for a one-year reinstatement without the CEUs or credits if they have a standard five year license in ELMS.

  • This allows for a temporary period to fully reinstate the license back to a standard license.

 

Traditional Route Educator LicenseTraditional route

 

  • This license is for educators who are completing a traditional teacher education program.

  • The certification officer at the college or university will make the recommendation for a license.

  • Apply to the recommendation once its been made in your ELMS account.

 

Go To Educator Licensure Management System