Out-Of State Reciprocal License (ND)

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Out-Of State Reciprocal License (ND)

The Out-Of State Reciprocal License is issued to individuals who graduated from an out-of-state university but do not hold a teaching license in another state.
License Valid for 2 years
Employment: Not Required

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

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

As of 2016, No Basic Skills Exams Required

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

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:

Accept Scores from Out of State


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

Renewal: Renewable
This license can be renewed once for 2 years.

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

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.

Teacher must agree to terms of certification.

A transcript analysis is completed and a plan of study is developed for each individual indicating the coursework and testing needed. This license can be issued twice, so the educator has a total of four years to complete all requirements.

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

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