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Accomplished License Requirements

Kansas licensed teachers:

  1. Hold a currently valid Kansas Professional teaching license.
  2. Achieved National Board Certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) through completion of their advanced level performance assessment process.

Out of State Licensed Teachers:

Out-of-state National Board Certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) licensed teachers complete the application Form 2 for your first Kansas license.

This form is also used for renewal of the accomplished license (only if you have renewed your NBPTS certificate).

Ready to Apply

Before you can fill-out and submit any online application, you must register a user name and password to be used for this application process.  Remember this user name and password if you want to pay electronically when it is time to pay!
 
Steps for completing an online application: 
 
  1. Click on the register button to display the KSDE User Registration Form.
  2. Follow the steps to complete the registration process.
  3. Log in with the username and password you created to see the KSDE Web Applications link.
  4. Click on the “License Application” menu option to access the application form you need.
  5. Fill in the form and submit.
  6. You can monitor the progress of your application using the Educator License Lookup.
 
*Do not log-in with the username and password you may use to access KEEP or other KSDE authenticated applications.

Office/Building Hours
M-F 8am - 5pm


Licensure Operator 
785-296-2288

Interim Director of Teacher Licensure & Accreditation
Susan Helbert
785-296-2289
shelbert@ksde.org

Assistant Director Licensure
Susan Helbert
785-296-2289
shelbert@ksde.org

Assistant Director Accreditation, Educator Evaluation, and Professional Development
Jeannette Nobo
785-296-4948
jnobo@ksde.org

Kansas Volunteer Commission,
Assistant Director
Jessica Noble
785-296-3163
jnoble@ksde.org

 

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