New National Evaluation Series (NES) Subject Knowledge Exams

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 teach Social Studies in grades 6-12. [Read more…]

New Specialized Standard Career and Technical Education (CTE) Certificate

The Board has approved a new Specialized Standard Career and Technical Education (CTE) certificate which conforms to new legislation under Senate Bill 1502.  [Read more…]

Certification Updates, August 2016

A number of significant Certification rule changes are now in effect due to the passage of SB 1208 and amended Arizona Board of Education rules to align with the revised statutes.  The changes to Certification rules and requirements include renewal requirements, SEI, reciprocity and out-of-state exam information and are outlined below.

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Rush Policy

Applicants will need to have a district letter requesting a rush, or a letter of intent, from the district or charter before we will rush their file.

If you are active military, or an active military spouse, you may provide a letter requesting rushed service and a photocopy of your own or your spouse’s military identification.

All efforts will be made to process rush files in 3-5 business days. Certificates will not be issued same day and applicants with background issues may delay processing.

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