Education Credential Services

  • What is a Credential File?  - A collection of information about your academic record that will be sent to school districts when you are applying for teaching positions.
  • When to Establish your Credential File
    One semester before you begin student teaching or as soon as possible
    Most school systems announce position openings early in Spring semester
    Some openings occur as early as November and December to begin in January
    A credential file provides a professional, convenient and dependable aid in the application process
  • It eliminates the time-consuming process of continuously compiling the necessary documents for various applications

  • Additionally, it allows your information to reach the employer in one complete package

  • Follow the steps below to request, pay for, create, and update your credential file

  • Use the contact information below for sending your materials to our office:
Method Contact Information
By Mail Academic Advising & Career Development
Kearney NE 68849
By Fax 308-865-8882
By Email careerserv@unk.edu
In-Person

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