The documents below detail the necessary requirements for each type of educator certification. Find more information on Testing (AEPA & NES) and Educator Preparation Programs in Arizona. Failure to submit your documents as required can lead to a delay in processing your application. Please check this page regularly, as requirements may change.
You may apply online to renew your certificate for all initial certificates, approved areas, and endorsements, including:
All initial certificates (Substitute, Standard Professional, CTE, STEM, Subject Matter Expert, Emergency, etc.).
All approved areas (Content area designations added to appropriate certificates).
All endorsements (Specialization - content and student groups - added to appropriate certificates).
All certificate renewals.
All deficiency removals.
Services unavailable via the online portal include certificate extensions, name changes, and duplicate copy requests. Visit the Frequent Requests Page for information about applying for these services.
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