Educator Certification

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Our website is going through some design changes over the next couple months. The overall goal is to make certification information easier to find. Thank you for your patience as we work to make it better.

We are currently processing applications submitted after October 11th. We have issued 10,611 certificates so far this year. (Last updated October 26, 2021)

For those who may have certification questions, a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) document has been established. Please note that the address for TEACH (The Educator Application and Certification Hub) has moved to its permanent location at By clicking on the new address, you will be able to register and access information on your personal dashboard.

Other questions can be emailed to our office address at, by calling our main phone number at (402) 471-0739 or directed to your assigned analyst.  Emails sent to our office email and voicemails left on the main phone number will be assigned a HelpDesk ticket and assigned to analyst, their contact information can be found on your dashboard under the application circles.  Please allow for 4-6 weeks for processing of an application.

Section A

I want to be a Nebraska Educator and I have never held any Nebraska Certificate

Teaching Certificates and Permits
Teaching Certificates & Permits


Administrative Certificates and Permits
Administrative Certificates & Permits

Special Services Certificates and Permits
Special Services Certificates & Permits

Section B

I am a Nebraska Educator and want to renew, update or advance my Certificate


Section C

State Requirements

Section D


Section E

Detailed Certification Information

Section F

Protocol for Administrators

teacher certificat link link to Administrative Certificates and Permits Link to Special Services Certificates and Permith

Updated October 26, 2021 4:56pm