Out Of State Educators License (ND)

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Out Of State Educators License (ND)

Description
The Out Of State Educators License is a two or five year license issued to applicants who hold and submit a valid teaching license received from an approved regular teacher program from another state.
License Valid for 2 or 5 years
Employment: Not Required

Reciprocity
The following states may accept this route:
All states (See Notes)

State Information
State: North Dakota
Contact Phone: 701-328-9641
Contact Email: espbinfo@nd.gov
For more information please visit the state website: http://www.nd.gov/espb/licensure/types.html

Notes
North Dakota has limited reciprocity with other states. All out-of-state applicants submit transcripts for review by the same criteria as ND applicants. A two or five year license issued to those applicants who hold and submit a valid license received from an approved regular teacher education program from the other state.

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: 2.50

Prior Certification: Must Hold Out of 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:

Notes
If applicant was certified prior to 2002, no testing or coursework will be required.

Applicants certified after 2002 must meet individual qualifying scores in Math, Reading or Writing, or meet qualifying scores on two of the tests and have a composite score above 500.

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
Course needed: 4 semester hours in special teaching methods K-12.
Exam(s):

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:

Exam(s):

Will NOT Accept Scores from Out of State

Additional Requirements for this route include the following:
Special Education:

Course needed: Inclusive Education

Mental Health Training: Required

Technology:

Contingent upon Transcript Evaluation
Educational Technology Course

Notes:
Exams only required for those certified after 2002.

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://secure.apps.nd.gov/dpi/ndteach/Login.aspx

Copy of Academic Transcripts: Required

Copy of International Records: Required
Transcript Evaluation Required
URL: http://langcred.org/resources/transcript-evaluation/?fwp_agency_accepted_by_states=north-dakota

Background Check
Required
Printable Form at: http://www.nd.gov/espb/licensure/FingerprintingInstructions.pdf

Renewal: Renewable
Renewal information found at http://www.nd.gov/espb/licensure/renewal.html

Applicant must complete 4 semester hours of reeducation credits.

After 18 months of teaching, the teacher may apply for a Five (5) Year License

Notes:
The $44.50 additional fee is for fingerprint processing.
The fingerprinting process can be conducted at a sheriff’s office, a police department, by
campus police, or by an agency authorized to take fingerprints. Two cards must be completed
with a ten-finger check.

The fingerprinting agency may request the ORI, which is ND92011OZ, and Reason
Fingerprinted, which is Teacher Licensure in accordance with NDCC 15.13-14.

North Dakota does require transcript evaluation. No specific agencies mentioned.

GENERAL NOTES FOR THIS ROUTE
A two or five year license issued to those applicants who hold and submits a valid teaching license received from an approved regular teacher education program from another state.If the applicant has not tested in the sending state and has been licensed after 2002 in that state, they will have two years to complete ND tests. The regular application will be submitted including official transcripts, Completed background packet, a copy of your current, valid teaching license from another state and/or confirmation form or test scores. If you have completed an approved program, including student teaching, hold a license in another state and have met their testing requirements, there will be no additional requirements.

North Dakota has limited reciprocity with other states. All out-of-state applicants submit transcripts for review by the same criteria as ND applicants. A two or five year license issued to those applicants who hold and submit a valid license received from an approved regular teacher education program from the other state.

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:41:21 PM


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