• Qualifications

    In order to successfully complete the application process, you will need the following items:

    • Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card 
    • AZ Teaching Certificate (see below for additional information)
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • 2 professional references with contact information
    • Resume 
    • Cover Letter 

    Certification Information

    Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education

    • Bachelor of Art Degree
    • AZ Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card
    • Proof of citizenship or proof of ability to work in U.S. 

    Certification Forms 

     

     

    Reciprocal (Out-of-State) Certification

    • A valid, comparable out-of-state teaching certificate from any other state in the U.S.
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree
    • Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card
    • Proof of citizenship or proof of ability to work in the United States

    Reciprocal (Out-of-State) Certification Information

    AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card

    All teachers in the state of Arizona must obtain an Arizona Department of Public Safety Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance card. Contact the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS)at (602) 223-2279 to request an IVP Fingerprint Card Packet and get additional information. 

    Finger Print Clearance Card

    Teaching Intern Certificate

    • Arizona fingerprint clearance card
    • Official Transcripts documenting a Bachelor’s or more advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education
    • “Letter of intent to hire” indicating grade-level and content assignment
    • Letter from the institution of higher education indicating candidate is enrolled and assigned a supervisor
    • 3 semester hours or 45 clock hours of SEI (Structured English Immersion)

    Certification Information