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Certification


  • Who should I contact if I need help with my teaching certificate?

Henrietta Gallien in Human Resources can assist with all certificate questions.

  • Which Certificate Application is required if I would like to make updates to my existing certificate? (Name, Education, etc)

You will need to complete a Certification Update Application with applicable fees.

  • I recently graduated with my Masters. Should my teacher pay increase?

Once your certificate is generated with your updated education, a pay adjustment will be made.

  • My teaching certificate will expire soon. How do I renew my certificate?

You will need to complete a Certification Update Application with applicable fees.

  • I am certified to teach in another state. What do I need to teach in Louisiana?

Complete an application for an Out-of-State Certificate Application Packet .

  • Can I teach even if I am not a certified teacher?

Certificated professionals are given priority when filling job vacancies.  

Required 

    • Principal Recommendation for position
    • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 2.2 overall GPA

 And ONE of the following:

    • Praxis PPST Reading and Writing Scores
    • Praxis CORE Reading and Writing Scores
    • ACT score of 22
    • SAT Combined Verbal/Critical Reading and Math Score of 1030
    • NTE Communications Skills Score of 645