Out-Of-State Certificate (MO)

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Out-Of-State Certificate (MO)

Out-of-state applicants with a valid teaching certificate can be granted a comparable Initial or Career level certificate depending on years of teaching experience.
Certificate Valid for 4 years
Employment: Not Required

The following states may accept this route:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

State Information
State: Missouri
Contact Name: Educator Certification
Contact Phone: 573-751-0051
Contact Email: [email protected]
For more information please visit the state website: http://dese.mo.gov/educator-quality/certification/out-state-information

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

GPA: 2.5

Prior Certification: Must Hold Current (STATE) Certification

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


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: Individual
Online at: https://k12apps.dese.mo.gov/webLogin/login.aspx

Copy of Academic Transcripts: Required

Background Check
Online at: http://www.machs.mo.gov

Renewal: Renewable

Background check fee: $44.80


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Published On: 08/27/2017 1:00:00 AM

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