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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:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Send all mail to:

KSDE
Attention: Teacher Licensure
900 S.W. Jackson Street, Suite 102
Topeka, KS 66612-1212

Licensure Operator 

TLALicense@ksde.org
(785) 296-2288

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To accommodate people with disabilities, on request, auxiliary aides and services will be provided and reasonable modifications to policies and programs will be made. To request accommodations or for more information please contact the Office of General Counsel at ogc@ksde.org or by 785-296-3201.