Provisional licenses are available to licensed educators who are completing an approved preparation program in a new teaching field OR a school specialist program for school counselor, library media or reading specialist. A provisional license is available at the point where a prescribed portion of the new program is completed and a district wants to hire you in the new field. The provisional license is a two year license. It may be renewed for an additional two years by making appropriate progress on the remaining coursework.
NOTE: Provisionals are not available for school leadership licenses.
What are the requirements for a Provisional Teaching Endorsement License?
NOTE: Provisionals are not available for K-6 elementary endoresments.
What are the requirements for a Provisional Teaching Endorsement License in Special Education?
What are the requirements for a Provisional School Specialist License for school counselor, library media, reading specialist?
How do I start a program for a new teaching subject or for a school specialist?
You need to contact a college or university that offers an approved program in the teaching endorsement area you are seeking. After you review the list of institutions offering the approved program and have decided on the one you want to work with, contact the licensure officer (Word Document) at the institution for a plan of study.
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