National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

NBPTS develops the professional standards nationally. Also prominently located on this site's first page is a link to each state certification agency.

Praxis Testing

The Praxis Series Assessments provide tests and other services that states use as part of their teaching licensing certification process.

State Certification Requirements

Links to most states' teacher certification sites.

State Education Departments/Agencies

From U.S. Department of Education

Teacher Licensing/Certification - All States

Teacher Certification Requirements for 50 states - compiled by U of Kentucky College of Education

Teacher Licensing/Certification - Minnesota

Apply for Your First Minnesota License or Renew Your License Online

Teacher Licensing/Certification - North Dakota

Information on the certification process for the state of North Dakota.

Teachers Test Prep

Praxis, CSET, CBEST, and RICA test preparation