Converting Residency to Initial Applicant ESA
This application is for those Educational Staff Associates (ESA) who hold or have held a Residency ESA School Social Worker Certificate and must convert to an Initial ESA Certificate under current standards.
- Hold or have held an Initial or Residency ESA School Social Worker Certificate issued under previous standards
- Master's degree in social work. Must submit official transcripts showing degree, unless already on file
- Submission of fingerprints for a background check is required, if a valid certificate is not already on record
If you have all necessary documentation to apply for this certificate, login to: E-Certification