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Foreign Trained Applicants Teacher Certification

Foreign trained applicants who completed a program in another country must submit documentation verifying the equivalency of their program, as demonstrated by both the degree requirement and program requirement below:

Requirements

Degree Requirement - Documentation verifying the equivalency of their degree, as demonstrated by either:

Program Requirement - Foreign trained applicants who completed a program in another country must submit documentation verifying the equivalency of their program, as demonstrated by either:

Additional Requirements

  • Must take a basic skills test (WEST-B or PESB approved alternative).
  • Must pass a content area test for each endorsement sought (WEST-E or PESB approved alternative). Must submit copies of score reports for any test being used for certification. Teacher Testing
  • Submission of fingerprints for a background check is required, if a valid certificate is not already on record
Transcript Evaluation NOTE: Transcripts submitted from Canada and all US Territories DO NOT require a transcript evaluation for equivalency. ​​

Apply

If you have all necessary documentation to apply for this certificate, login to: E-Certification

*IMPORTANT: Please note that application fees are NOT refundable. Ensure that you select and submit the correct application. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact our office.