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Teacher Licensure Consultants

Licensure Consultants


Questions regarding emergency substitute and initial teaching licenses:

Christa Chesmore

Myra Stithem

Questions regarding emergency substitute renewals:

Luke McClurg

Questions regarding renewal of a five-year professional license, upgrades to the professional license, or renewal of an initial license:

Shane Carter


For out of state applications and all other inquiries, please contact:

Diana Stephan


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