Teacher Education (updated September 2021)
RegionStateAgency NameStreet AddressPO BoxCityState2ZipPhoneFaxWebsite URLGeneral Agency Email
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1SREB
Alabama
Alabama State Department of Education50 North Ripley Street302101MontgomeryAL36104(334) 694-4900https://www.alabamaachieves.org/state-board-of-education/comm@alsde.edu
2WICHE
Alaska
Alaska Dept. of Education and Early Development, Teacher Certification110500JuneauAK99801(907) 465-2831(907) 465-2441https://education.alaska.gov/TeacherCertificationtcwebmail@alaska.gov
3WICHE
Arizona
Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education1740 W. Adams, Suite 3008PhoenixAZ85007(602) 542-5709(602) 542-1253https://ppse.az.gov/kevin.lamountain@azppse.gov
4SREB
Arkansas
Arkansas Department of Education4 Capitol MallLittle RockAR72201(501) 682-4342(501) 682-4898https://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/Offices/educator-effectiveness/educator-licensureade.educatorlicensure@ade.arkansas.gov
5WICHE
California
California Department of Education1430 N StreetSacramentoCO95814-5901(916)-319-0800https://www.cde.ca.gov/
6WICHE
Colorado
Colorado Department of Education201 E. Colfax AveDenverCO80203(303) 866-6600(303) 830-0793https://www.cde.state.co.us/https://www.cde.state.co.us/contact_cde
7NEBHE
Connecticut
Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 503150471HartfordCT6103(860) 713-6969860-713-7017https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Certification/Bureau-of-Certificationteacher.cert@ct.gov
8SREB
Delaware
Delaware Department of EducationThe Townsend Building 401 Federal Street , Suite 2DoverDE19901(302) 857-3388www.doe.k12.de.usmailbox.deeds@doe.k12.de.us
9SREB
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Public Schools1200 First Street, NEWashingtonDC20002(202) 442-5885(202) 442-5026https://dcps.dc.govlewis.ferebee@dc.gov
10SREB
Florida
Florida Department of Education325 West Gaines StreetTallahasseeFL32399(850) 245-0505(850) 245-9667www.fldoe.org/teaching/certificationcommissioner@fldoe.org
11SREB
Georgia
Georgia Professional Standards Commission200 Piedmont Ave, Suite 1702, West TowerAtlantaGA30334(404) 232-2500https://www.gapsc.com/askdoe@gadoe.org
12WICHE
Hawaii
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board650 Iwilei Road, Suite 268HonoluluHI96817(808) 586-2600(808) 586-2606https://hawaiiteacherstandardsboard.org/content/contact-us-2/htsb@hawaii.gov
13WICHE
Idaho
Idaho State Department of Education650 West State StreetBoiseID83702(208) 332-6800(208) 334-2228https://www.sde.idaho.gov/info@sde.idaho.gov
14MHEC
Illinois
Illinois State Board of Education100 W. Randolph, Suite 14-300ChicagoIL60601(217) 557-4723https://www.isbe.net/licensurehttps://apps.isbe.net/ContactIsbe/
15MHEC
Indiana
Indiana Department of Education Office of Educator LicensingSouth Tower, Suite 600, 115 W. Washington StreetIndianapolisIN46204(317) 232-9010317-232-9023https://www.in.gov/doe/licensinghelp@doe.in.gov
16MHEC
Iowa
Iowa Department of Education400 E 14th StreetDes MoinesIA50319(515) 281-5294(515) 242-5988https://educateiowa.gov/carol.mcmains@iowa.gov
17MHEC
Kansas
Kansas State Department of Education 900 SW Jackson St.TopekaKS66612(785) 296-2288https://www.ksde.org/Agency/Division-of-Learning-Services/Teacher-Licensure-and-Accreditationmmiller@ksde.org
18SREB
Kentucky
Kentucky Department of Education300 Sower BlvdFrankfortKY40601(502) 564-5789(502) 564-9484http://www.epsb.ky.gov/course/view.php?id=2KDElicensure@education.ky.gov
19SREB
Louisiana
Louisiana Department of EducationDivision of Educator Licensure94064Baton RougeLA70904(877) 453-2721www.teachlouisiana.net
20NEBHE
Maine
Certifiction Office, Maine Department of Education23 State House StationAugustaME4333(207) 624-6603(207) 624-6700https://www.maine.gov/doe/certcert.doe@maine.gov
21SREB
Maryland
Maryland State Department of Education200 West Baltimore StreetBaltimoreMD21201(410) 767-0100www.marylandpublicschools.org
22NEBHE
Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary EducationOffice of Educator Licensure75 Pleasant StreetMaldenMA2148(781) 338-3102(781) 338-3770https://www.doe.mass.edu/licensure/BoardofEducation@mass.gov
23MHEC
Michigan
Michigan Department of Education608 W. Allegan Street30008LansingMI48909(833)633-5788​(517) 355-4565https://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-83834---,00.htmlschneiderm@michigan.gov
24MHEC
Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Education1500 Highway 36 WestRosevilleMN55113(651) 582-8200https://education.mn.gov/MDE/lic/mde.commissioner@state.mn.us
25SREB
Mississippi
Mississippi Department of EducationP.O. Box771JacksonMS39205(601) 359-3483https://www.mdek12.orgteachersupport@mdek12.org
26MHEC
Missouri
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education205 Jefferson Street480Jefferson CityMO65102(573) 751-4212(573) 751-0051https://dese.mo.gov/educatorscertification@dese.mo.gov
27WICHE
Montana
Montana Office of Public Instruction202501HelenaMT59620-2501(406) 444-3150(406) 444-0743https://opi.mt.gov/Crystal.Andrews@mt.gov
28MHEC
Nebraska
Nebraska Department of Education500 S. 84th St., 2nd Floor94987LincolnNE68510(402) 471-2295(402) 471-0117https://www.education.ne.gov/NDE.TCERTWEB@nebraska.gov
29WICHE
Nevada
State of Nevada Board of Education, Office of Educator Licensure (Two Locations)700 E. Fifth Street 2020 E. Flamingo Rd. Ste 210Carson City Las VegasNV89701(775)687-9115
(702)486-6458
(702)486-6450https://doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure_Contact/license@doe.nv.gov
30NEBHE
New Hampshire
Division of Educator Support and Higher Education, Bureau of Credentialing101 Pleasant StreetConcordNH03301(603) 271-3494https://www.education.nh.gov/doe.info@doe.nh.gov
31NEBHE
New Jersey
New Jersey Department of Higher Education1 John Fitch Way 10th Floor500TrentonNJ08625(609) 376-3500(609) 633-0160https://www.nj.gov/education/licensing.requests@doe.nj.gov
32WICHE
New Mexico
New Mexico Public Education Department300 Don Gaspar, Room 101Santa FeNM87501(505) 827-5821(505) 827-5800https://webnew.ped.state.nm.us/bureaus/licensure/licensureunit@state.nm.us
33NEBHE
New York
Office of Teaching InitiativesNew York State Education Department, 89 Washington Avenue, 5N EBAlbanyNY12234(518) 474-3901(401) 222-1272http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/tcert@nysed.gov
34SREB
North Carolina
North CarolinaDepartment of Public Instruction301 N. Wilmington StreetRaleighNC27601(984) 236-2100www.dpi.state.nc.usasklicensure@dpi.nc.gov
35MHEC
North Dakota
North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board2718 Gateway Avenue, Suite 204BismarckND58503(701 )328-9641(701) 328-9647https://www.nd.gov/espb/licensureespbinfo@nd.gov
36MHEC
Ohio
Ohio Department of Education25 South Front StreetColumbusOH43215(877) 644-6338http://education.ohio.gov/contact.center@education.ohio.gov
37SREB
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Department of Education2500 North Lincoln BlvdOKCOK73105(405) 521-3301(405) 521-6205https://sde.ok.govSDEservicedesk@sde.ok.gov
38WICHE
Oregon
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission250 Division St. NESalemOR97301(503) 378-3586(503) 378-4448https://www.oregon.gov/tspc/pages/index.aspxcontact.tspc@oregon.gov
39SREB
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Education333 Market StreetHarrisburgPA17126(717) 783-6788www.education.pa.govhttps://expressforms.pa.gov/apps/pa/education/contact-us
40SREB
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico State Department of EducationP.O. Box190759San JuanPR919(787) 759-2000(787) 282-6017https://www2.ed.gov/about/contacts/state/pr.html
41NEBHE
Rhode Island
Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education255 Westminster StreetProvidenceRI2903(401) 222-4600https://www.ride.ri.gov/TeachersAdministrators/EducatorCertification.aspxEQAC@ride.ri.gov
42SREB
South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Education1429 Senate StreetColumbiaSC29201(803) 734-8500https://ed.sc.gov/info@ed.sc.gov
43WICHE
South Dakota
South Dakota Department of Education800 Governors DrivePierreSD57501(605) 773-3134https://doe.sd.gov/doe@state.sd.us
44SREB
Tennessee
Tennessee Department of Education9th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower 710 James Robertson ParkwayNashvilleTN37243(615) 532-4885(615) 532-1448www.tn.gov/educationEducator.Licensure@tn.gov
45SREB
Tennessee
Tennessee State Board of Education500 James Robertson PkwyNashvilleTN37243(615) 741-2966https://www.tn.gov/sbe/https://www.tn.gov/sbe/licensure.html
46SREB
Texas
Texas State Board of Education1701 N. Congress AvenueAustinTX78701(512) 463-9734(512) 463-9838http://tea.texas.govsboesupport@tea.texas.gov
47WICHE
Utah
Utah State Board of Education250 E 500 SSalt Lake CityUT84114(801) 538-7740(801) 538-7973https://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/licensinglicensing@schools.utah.gov
48NEBHE
Vermont
Vermont Agency of Education-Licensing Office1 National Life Drive, Davis 5MontpelierVT05620(802) 828-1130(802) 828-6430https://education.vermont.gov/educator-licensureaoe.edinfo@vermont.gov
49SREB
Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands Department of Education1834 Kongens Gade 00850St.ThomasVI802(340) 774-0100(340) 773-1095http://www.vide.vi/
50SREB
Virginia
Virginia Department of EducationJames Monroe Building 101 N. 14th StreetRichmondVA23218(804) 371-2522https://www.doe.virginia.gov/index.shtmlAlice.Bryant@doe.virginia.gov
51WICHE
Washington
Professional Educator Standards BoardOld Capitol Building, 600 Washingotn Street SEOlympiaWA98504(360) 725-6275https://www.pesb.wa.gov/PESB@k12.wa.us
52SREB
West Virginia
West Virginia Department of Education1900 Kanawha Blvd, Suite 700East CharlestonWV25305(304) 558-7010(304) 558-7843https://wvde.us/certification-and-professional-preparation/certIfication/rhagerma@k12.wv.us
53MHEC
Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction125 S. Webster StreetMadisonWI53703(608) 266-3390https://dpi.wi.gov/licensinghttps://dpi.wi.gov/support/contact-educator-licensing
54WICHE
Wyoming
Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board2001 Capitol Avenue Emerson Building Rm. 128CheyenneWY82002(307) 777-7291(307) 777-8718https://wyomingptsb.com/home/contact/wyoptsb@wyo.gov
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