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The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires teachers in Title I schools to be “appropriately certified” through being in compliance with certification requirements established by the State of Arizona. Board rule R7-2-607(J) requires teachers in grades 6-12 whose primary assignment … Continue reading
The Tucson Certification office will be open the first three Wednesdays of the month January through April from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Only same-day services (quick services) will be provided. All other services must be sent to the Phoenix Certification Office. … Continue reading
The Arizona State Board of Education has approved the adoption of the National Evaluation Series (NES) Mathematics (Middle Grades and Early Secondary) (NT 105) exam and the NES Social Science exam to meet the Secondary subject knowledge exam requirement to … Continue reading
The Board has approved a new Specialized Standard Career and Technical Education (CTE) certificate which conforms to new legislation under Senate Bill 1502.
Arizona Department of Education
1535 W. Jefferson Street
400 West Congress Street, Room 223
First three Wednesdays of the month, January through April