Educator Certification


Temporary Authorization Certificate (TAC) Application Procedure

An individual who does not hold a Missouri teaching certificate should: 

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 Praxis scores
  • Check fingerprint/background status

Educator Certification System Help Guide

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