School Administrators

Make sure that your candidate is qualified to hold a Nebraska Transitional Teaching Permit before extending an offer of hire; contact the TCP Office Associate at the contact information below to verify. The teaching position must be at least .5 FTE in the endorsement area in which the candidate is seeking certification.

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 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 is paid by the hiring school district.

For more information, contact:

Kayla Fix, Office Associate

Transitional Certification Program

fixkj@unk.edu
(308) 865-8512
Fax: (308) 865-8097


Dr. Wendy McCarty, Ed.D

Director, Transitional Certification Program
Phone 308-865-8971
University of Nebraska at Kearney
 B183 College of Education Building
1615 West 24th Street
Kearney, NE 68849