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K-12 Career and Licensing Services

Teacher Licensing

*Oregon TSPC Application Instructions

(*Once all Oregon license program requirements, including tests, are complete, you are eligible to be recommended for a full, regular license in any state. Please visit state certification websites for application requirements.)

“License Anticipated” Placeholder for Job Applications (pdf)


Initial I Teaching License
Professional/Continuing Teaching Licenses and National Board Certification

NB: Effective August 2014, TSPC will begin issuing Professional Teaching Licenses for completers of Continuing Teaching License programs.

Adding Endorsements

Forms and Transcripts for TSPC Applications

To Check on the Status of Test Scores in WebAdvisor

Please contact:
Graduate Admissions office

To Check on the Status of Your Recommendation

Initial I Teaching License Fast-Track:
Marjorie Synakiewicz, Teacher Education Department

Continuing Teaching License or Endorsement:
Sharon Chinn, K-12 Career and Licensing Services

Is there a date by which I must apply to TSPC?

…(2) Applicants from Oregon approved programs must apply for licensure within three years following completion of their respective programs. If more than three years elapse before application is made, the candidate must qualify for recommendation under rules for licensure in effect at the time of application. OAR 584-052-0010 Preparation in Oregon Institutions

How long will it take TSPC to update my license?

TSPC’s license processing time is approximately 4-12 weeks.

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