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Career Education Teachers

Career Education

Teachers are certified in various areas of early childhood, elementary, middle, secondary, and special education.  Certification is based upon completion of an approved teacher education program. Career Education teachers are certified to work in Career-Technical Centers and programs such as nursing, automotive, occupational family and consumer science, and trade/industrial fields. Certification is based on occupational work experience.

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The Educator Certification System located within DESE Web Applications provides users with access to each of the following:

  • Apply for a certificate
  • Print out a certificate
  • View a certificate or pending application
  • View assessment scores
  • Check fingerprint/background status

Please Note:  If you have not logged in to your certification account in over 12 months, then you will need to register for a new userid and password in order to restore your access.  The directions to complete this process are located in the Educator Certification System Help Guide.


Educator Certification System Help Guide

DESE Web Applications Portal

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Click to Apply for a Certificate

Administrative Memos


Web Applications