At least 19 years of age
1 of the Following:
Associate’s degree or higher
60 semester hours of coursework
High School Diploma or GED and a score of 460 or higher on the ETS Parapro
High School Diploma or GED and the following scores on the ACT Workkeys:
Must work under the direct supervision of a licensed teacher
May be renewed with payment of registration fees
If you hold a Paraprofessional License and have a Bachelor’s Degree on file, you are qualified to be a substitute teacher.
Coursework must be at the 100-level or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.
Submit an application online in the Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS).
A $100 fee will be assessed electronically when the application is submitted (please have a credit card available).
To expedite the process, send an official* transcript and any other required documentation to ROE #20 at either address:
*Note: To be official, transcripts must be submitted in the sealed envelope from the college or university or be sent directly by the institution. Transcripts received that are not in a sealed envelope from the university or sent directly from the university will be considered unofficial and cannot be used for evaluation purposes.
Once your license has been issued, please log into your ELIS account and pay the applicable registration fees. The license is not valid for employment until these fees are paid.