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Standard/Continuing Teaching Certificate

This certificate is unendorsed, valid for life and enables the holder to serve at all levels, P-12 and in any classroom.


  • There are no renewal requirements for this certificate.

NOTE: Endorsements cannot be added to this certificate, nor can the certificate be renewed, as it is valid for all subjects, grade levels and issued for the educator's lifetime. Even if your certificate had lapsed at some time because you lacked experience for maintenance, its validity has been restored.


If you have all necessary documentation to apply for this certificate, login to: E-Certification

*IMPORTANT: Please note that application fees are NOT refundable. Ensure that you select and submit the correct application. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact our office.