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Effective September 1, 2014 License Fees Increase - Monday, June 23, 2014

NEW»»The licensure fees set by the state board for FY 2015 INCREASES LICENSURE FEES TO $60.00 or $70.00.

(Two exceptions are the Restricted license $65.00 and the Accomplished license $85.00)

Fees for FY 2015 will be effective September 1, 2014. Current fees will remain in effect through August 31, 2014.

View the fees....

HB 2506 Licensure Changes - Monday, June 16, 2014

Licensure Changes Accommodating Provisions of HB 2506

House Bill 2506, recently signed into law by Governor Brownback, calls for several changes to be made to teacher licensing as it relates to STEM degree holders, out-of-state license holders and career technical education. A special meeting of the state board was called on Tuesday, June 3rd in order to expedite the approval process of temporary and permanent teacher licensure regulations in order to comply with new state law that goes into effect July 1. Additional information will be forwarded soon, including links to application forms that will be available beginning July 1. 

Read more about regulation changes.

PRINT YOUR LICENSE - Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Educators can now view, save, or print a copy of their

currently valid license from License Look-up. 



NEW! The Kansas Educator Code of Conduct - Tuesday, December 17, 2013

The Kansas Educator Code of Conduct is now available for distribution. Read more...



Teacher Licensure and Accreditation

The Teacher Licensure and Accreditation (TLA) team is responsible for issuing educator licenses, facilitating the review of educator training programs at all Kansas institutions of higher education and coordinating a process for those institutions that leads to accreditation by the Kansas State Board of Education. The Teacher Licensure and Accreditation team also oversees the accreditation process of Kansas schools through the current Quality Performance Accreditation (QPA) system.


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

Licensure Operator 

Team Director
Scott Myers

Assistant Director
Susan Helbert

Assistant Director
Bill Bagshaw

Kansas Volunteer Commission, Executive Director
Nicolette Geisler

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Jan Williams


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