How do I apply for my teaching license?
The attached document will explain how to apply for your license to obtain an initial license and/or add an endorsement.
Initial/Added Endorsement License
At this time, Teacher Licensure and Accreditation allows applicants for the initial as well as the added endorsement license to complete the application on-line. Click the link below to access the web site. Once the web site is accessed, follow the directions provided.
There are a series of steps that will unfold. Each applicant will need to register with Teacher Licensure and Accreditation. Once the information is inputted into the web site, SC can access it to add relevant information to the application such as the applicant's degree and Praxis test scores as well as additional information required. Once SC submits the application, Teacher Licensure and Accreditation will send the applicant an email on how to pay for the license.
Additional Licensure Forms
Other forms to obtain licenses can be downloaded by going to: Kansas State Department of Education
Renewing a License
If assistance is needed to renew a license, please contact Dr. Jackie Glasgow, Licensure Officer at: 1-800-846-1543 ext. 6315 or email@example.com.
An application for an alternative form of licensure known as a restricted license cannot be obtainted through the KSDE web site. This licensure application is very specific for secondary licensures, and the SC licensure officer works directly with a potential applicant. SC can be considered as an institution to support a restricted licensure applicant in the following areas: biology, chemistry, English, History and Government, mathematics, music, and speech and theatre.
If you need information about restricted licensure, please click the following link: http://www.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=320.
If the qualifications to obtain a restricted license are met, Southwestern College can assist with a plan of study an applicant can complete. The Southwestern College program is designed for adult learners and is typically completed in less than two years. Please contact Dr. Jackie Glasgow at: 1-800-846-1543 ext. 6315 or firstname.lastname@example.org for complete information on how to proceed with this type of license.