Office of Educator Certification

How to Apply for a Teaching or Administrative Certificate

  1. Apply for a new certificate at www.education.ne.gov/tcert.
  2. Complete the appropriate Institutional Verification Consent form and return it to the Educator Certification Office.
  3. Request your transcript from the Registrar’s office.  Follow the instructions here.  Your transcript should be sent directly to NDE.
  1. Learn your state’s application procedures by contacting your state’s Department of Education Office, or by viewing their website.

  2. If there are forms for UNK to complete, send the state’s forms and a consent form to the Educator Certification Office.

  3. Request your transcript from the Registrar’s office.  Follow the instructions here.  Your transcript should be sent directly to NDE.