Interim B License (TN)

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Interim B License (TN)

Description
The Interim B License is issued to an individual who is employed prior to submitting qualifying scores on the assessments required for obtaining full licensure. The Interim B Licenses can be converted to either a Practitioner or Professional License based on meeting requirements.
License Valid for 1 year
Employment: Required

State Information
State: Tennessee
Contact Name: Office of Educator Licensing
Contact Phone: 615-532-4885
Contact Email: Education.Licensing@tn.gov

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
BA Degree + Completed State Approved Teacher Education Program

Prior Certification: Must NOT have Current (STATE) Certification

Basic Skills
In most states, teachers must verify basic skills in English (Reading and Writing) and Mathematics through coursework, exams, or degree evaluations.
The following is required for this route:

Teacher Preparation
In most states, teachers are required to complete training in education methods through a teacher program.
The following is required for this route:
State Approved Teacher Education Program
Student Teaching

Work Experience
In some states, teachers are required to provide evidence of work experience.
The following is required for this route:
Student Teaching Okay.

Content Language and English Language Proficiency
In most states, teachers are required to submit evidence of content language proficiency and English language proficiency through coursework, exams, or degree evaluations.
The following is required for this route:

Content Language Proficiency:

Notes:

Applying to the State
In most states, teachers must apply to the state Individually or through their local School District, or Teacher Program Institution. Requirements for the application are outlined below:

Application Submission: School District
Form at: http://www.state.tn.us/education/licensing/docs/ed2331b.pdf

School District Requirements:
Verification of Employment

Copy of Academic Transcripts: Required

Background Check
Required

Renewal: Renewable

Notes:

All persons wishing to enter approved teacher training programs in Tennessee shall be required to submit to a criminal history background check. Contact the teacher program for information and pricing.
To advance from the Interim B License to full licensure, you must complete the application and submit evidence verifying that you have passed all Praxis II content/ACTFL WPT & OPI testing requirements for endorsement area(s) desired.

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:43:08 PM


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