Educator Certification

Where do I begin to renew my certificate:

  1. Become familiar with the Web Applications by reading this guide.

2.   Log into Web Applications and update your profile, if needed.

3.  All applications are located in the menu to the left of your profile page under the link "New Applications."

4.  Choose the certificate that you wish to upgrade.  Please remember that all certificates have requirements that must be met in order to upgrade. Requirements will include a minimum of four (4) years of work experience in the certification area, professional development hours and mentoring.

5.  Upgrade applications should only be submitted 30-60 days prior to the expiration date of the certificate.

Initial Professional
Student Services
Speech Language Path
Personal Finance
Reactivation Cert.
Non-MO Graduate
TAC Certificate
Upgrade AEL Cert
Upgrade Vocational (Career Ed)
Upgrade Professional

Provisional Cert
Extension Cert

The Educator Certification System located within DESE Web Applications provides users with access to each of the following:

Educator Certification System Help Guide