School Administrators

Make sure that your candidate is qualified to hold a Nebraska Transitional Teaching Certificate before extending an offer of hire; contact the TCP program coordinator at the contact information below to verify.

In order to facilitate the hiring of your Transitional Certification Program candidate, please download, read in their entirety, and complete the documents listed below and either return them to UNK via postal mail or fax at the contact information provided below. When all required documents have been received, UNK signatures will then be applied and the UNK Educator Certification Office will send them to the Nebraska Department of Education.

Transitional Agreement Statement
Transitional Teacher Placement Contract *
Mentoring Plan
Documentation of Effort
Contract for Participation

*The Transitional Certification Program Fee, paid by the hiring school district, is prorated when transitional teachers are hired in their second or third year of the program.

For more information, contact:
Bethany Johnson
TCP Office Associate
Phone 308-865-8512

Dr. Wendy McCarty, Ed.D

Director
Phone 308-865-8074

University of Nebraska at Kearney
College of Education Building
1615 West 24th Street
Kearney, NE 68849
Fax: (308) 865-8097

Transitional Certification Program