Kansas  State Department of Education

Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 102
Topeka, KS  66612

Telephone:  Staff Directory
Website: Out-of-State Application

Regulations provide a number of licensing options to guarantee access to start teaching to all applicants who hold a valid full or standard out-of-state license or certificate issued after the successful completion of a state approved preparation program.

Submit the application (application link) and the following requirements.

  • Bachelors degree – awarded by a regionally accredited institution
  • Teacher preparation program successfully completed
  • Valid out-of-state teaching license
  • Fingerprint – background clearance
  • “Recency” – one year of teaching experience or eight semester credit hours completed within the last six years
  • Content and Pedagogy testing requirements OR exempted by accepting out-of-state tests or experience