Where do I begin to renew my certificate:
- 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.
Speech Language Path
Upgrade AEL Cert
Upgrade Vocational (Career Ed)
The Educator Certification System located within DESE Web Applications provides users with access to each of the following:
- Apply for a certificate
- Print out a certificate
- View a certificate or pending application
- View Praxis scores
- Check fingerprint/background status