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Contact Information for State Department of Education Offices

Alabama
State Department of Education
Teacher Education & Certification Section
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 242-9977
www.alsde.edu

Alaska
Alaska Department of Education
Teacher Certification
P.O. Box 110500
Juneau, AK 99801-0500
(907) 465-2831
www.eed.state.ak.us

Arizona
Arizona Department of Education
Teacher Certification Unit
P.O. Box 6490
Phoenix, AZ 85005
(602) 542-4367
(800) 352-4558
www.ade.state.az.us

Arkansas
Department of Education
Office of Professional Licensure
Four Capitol Mall, Room 107-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-4342
www.arkansased.org

California
Commission on Teacher Credentialing
P.O. Box 944270
Sacramento, CA 94244
(888) 921-2682
www.ctc.ca.gov

Colorado
Colorado Department of Education
Educator Licensing Unit
201 East Colfax Ave, Room 106
Denver, CO 80203-1799
(303) 866-6628
www.cde.state.co.us

Connecticut
Connecticut Department of Education
Bureau of Educator Standards & Certification
P.O. Box 150471 – Room 243
Hartford, CT 06115
(860) 713-6969
www.sde.ct.gov

Delaware
Department of Education
Licensure/Certification Office
401 Federal St, Suite #2
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 735-4000
www.doe.state.de.us

District of Columbia
Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Educator Licensure & Accreditation
810 First St NE, 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 741-5881
www.osse.dc.gov

Florida
Florida Department of Education
Bureau of Teacher Certification
Suite 201, Turlington Building
325 W Gaines St
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(800) 445-6739
www.fldoe.org/teaching/certification/

Georgia
Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Two Peachtree St, Suite 6000
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) 869-7775
www.gapsc.com

Hawaii
Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
650 Iwilei Road #201
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 586-2603
Htsb.org

Idaho
Idaho Department of Education
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0027
(208) 332-6881
(800) 432-4601
www.sde.idaho.gov

Illinois
Illinois State Board of Education & Certification
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777
(217) 782-4321
(866) 262-6663
www.isbe.net

Indiana
Indiana Department of Education
Office of Educator Licensing & Development
151 West Ohio St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-9010
www.doe.in.gov/educatorlicensing

Iowa
Board of Educational Examiners
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th St
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
(515) 281-3245
www.state.ia.us/educate
www.boee.iowa.gov

Kansas
Kansas State Department of Education
Teacher Education & Licensure
120 SE 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66612-3201
(785) 291-3678
www.ksde.org

Kentucky
Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB)
Division of Certification
100 Airport Rd, 3rd Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4606
(888) 598-7667
www.kyepsb.net/certification

Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Education
Division of Certification, Leadership, & Preparation
P.O. Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064
(877) 453-2721
www.doe.state.la.us
oesprd01.doe.louisiana.gov

Maine
Maine Department of Education
Certification Office
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
(207) 624-6603
www.maine.gov/education

Maryland
Maryland State Department of Education
Certification Branch
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-0426
www.marylandpublicschools.org

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Education
Office of Educator Licensure
75 Pleasant St
Malden, MA 02148-5023
(781) 338-6600
www.doe.mass.edu

Michigan
Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-3324
www.michigan.gov/mde

Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Education
Educator Licensing
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 582-8691
www.education.state.mn.us

Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Education
Office of Educator Licensing
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
(601) 359-3483
www.mde.k12.ms.us

Missouri
Missouri Educator Certification
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
(573) 751-0051
https://dese.mo.gov/educator-quality/certification

Montana
Montana Office of Public Instruction
Attn: Educator Licensure
P.O. Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501
(406) 444-3150
(888) 231-9393 ext.3150
www.opi.mt.gov

Nebraska
Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
(402) 471-2295
www.education.ne.gov/

Nevada
Department of Education
Carson City Main Location
700 E Fifth St
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 687-9200
www.doe.nv.gov

New Hampshire
Department of Education
Certification/Bureau of Credentialing
101 Pleasant St
Concord, NH 03301-3860
(603) 271-3494
www.education.nh.gov

New Jersey
New Jersey Department of Education
Office of Licensure & Credentials
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
(609) 292-4469
www.nj.gov/education

New Mexico
New Mexico Public Education Department
Professional Licensure Bureau
300 Don Gaspar
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 827-5821
www.ped.state.nm.us

New York
New York State Education Department
Office of Teaching Initiatives
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-3901
www.nysed.gov
www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert

North Carolina
Department of Public Instruction
Licensure Section
6365 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6365
(919) 807-3310
www.dpi.state.nc.us

North Dakota
Department of Public Instruction
Division of Teacher Certification
600 E. Blvd Ave, Dept 201
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
(701) 328-2260
www.dpi.state.nd.us

Ohio
Ohio Department of Education
Office of Education Licensure
25 S. Front St
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
(614)466-3593
(877) 644-6338
www.ode.state.oh.us

Oklahoma
Oklahoma Department of Education
Professional Standards Section
Hodge Education Building, Room 212
2500 N. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599
(405) 521-3301
sde.ok.gov/sde/

Oregon
Teacher Standards & Practices Commission
465 Commercial St NE
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 378-3586
www.tspc.state.or.us

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Bureau of Teacher Preparation & Certification
333 Market St
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
(717) 787-8445
www.pde.state.pa.us

Rhode Island
Office of Educator Quality & Certification
255 Westminster St
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-4600
www.ride.ri.gov

South Carolina
State Department of Education
Educator Certification
1429 Senate St
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-8466
(877) 885-5280
www.ed.sc.gov

South Dakota
Division of Education
Teacher Education & Certification
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
(605) 773-3134
www.doe.sd.gov

Tennessee
Tennessee Department of Education
Office of Teacher Licensing
4th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-4885
www.tennessee.gov/education/lic

Texas
Texas Education Agency
Educator Certification & Standards
1701 N Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-9734
www.tea.state.tx.us

Utah
Utah State Office of Education
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 538-7740
www.usoe.k12.ut.us

Vermont
Licensing Office, Department of Education
1311 US Route 302
Berlin, VT 05602
(802) 828-2445
www.education.vermont.gov

Virginia
Virginia Department of Education
Division of Teacher Education & Licensure
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 225-2022
www.doe.virginia.gov

Washington
Education & Professional Certification
Old Capitol Building
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
(360) 725-6000
www.k12.wa.us

West Virginia
West Virginia Department of Education
1900 Kanawha Blvd East
Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 558-3660
www.wvde.state.wv.us

Wisconsin
Department of Public Instruction
Educator Licensing
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI 53707-7841
(800) 441-4563
www.dpi.wi.gov

Wyoming
Wyoming Department of Education
Hathaway Building, 2nd Floor
2300 Capitol Ave
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050
(307) 777-7690
edu.wyoming.gov

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