Welcome to Educator Licensing

The department works to issue licenses efficiently to Tennessee educators in compliance with Legislative Codes and State Board Rules and Regulations

Now processing applications received the week of:

July 7, 2014

NOTE: We will begin processing licensure advancement applications on July 1st. Please allow us 3 weeks for processing before contacting our office.

To help us process applications efficiently, please wait at least 3 weeks after submitting your application before contacting our office with any concerns.

Check Your License Status

For licensed educators, login to the Educator License Information site
For new applicants, search the public Educator License Information site

News & Notes

Changes to Licensing Policy

On January 31, 2014, the Tennessee State Board of Education voted to rescind parts of the new policy related to advancement and renewal criteria. Read more about policy changes.

Additional Resources

Last Update: July 22, 2014