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Upgrade

  • If you are currently practicing as an administrator with an initial administrator certificate, have completed four (4) years of acceptable administration experience, and have completed all requirements for upgrading, you will need to submit the online Career Administrator Upgrade application.
  • If you are currently practicing as an administrator with an initial administrator certificate, but have not completed four (4) years of acceptable administration experience, and/or all requirements for upgrading, you will need to submit the online Transition Administrator Upgrade application.
  • If you are currently practicing as an administrator with a transition administrator certificate, have completed four (4) years of acceptable administration experience, and have completed all requirements for upgrading, you will need to submit online the Career Administrator Upgrade application.

The Certification Account Portal allows you to:

  • Apply for a certificate
  • Print out your certificate
  • View a certificate or pending application
  • View assessment scores
  • Check for the receipt of transcripts
  • Check fingerprint/background status
  1. Log into with your User ID and password (Locked out? Get help here)
  2. Choose the Educator Certification System link (located on the User Applications page.) 
  3. To establish a User ID and password, follow the directions of the Educator Certification Help Guide