News Archive for 2008

State School Counselor Certification/Licensure Agencies

Mar 01, 2008
State School Counselor Certification/Licensure Agencies

ALABAMA

Department of Education
Teacher Education & Certification
PO Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 353-8567
tcert@alsde.edu
www.alsde.edu

School Counselor [P-12]

ALASKA

Department of Education and Early Development
Teacher Certification
801 W. 10th Street, Suite 200
PO Box 110500
Juneau, AK 99811
(907) 465-2831
tcwebmail@alaska.gov
www.eed.state.ak.us

School Counselor [grade levels vary]

ARIZONA

Department of Education
Teacher Certification
PO Box 6490
Phoenix, AZ 85005
(602) 542-4367
certification@azed.gov
http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/contactus/

Guidance Counselor [PreK-12]

ARKANSAS

Department of Education
Professional Licensure
Arch Ford Education Bldg.
4 State Capitol Mall,
Room 106B
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-4342
http://arkansased.org

School Counselor [P-8] [7-12] [P-12]

CALIFORNIA

Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capital Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 327-1461
(888) 921-2682
credentials@ctc.ca.gov
www.ctc.ca.gov

School Counselor [PreK-12]

COLORADO

Department of Education
Educator Licensing
201 E. Colfax Avenue, Room 105
Denver, CO 80203-1799
(303) 866-6628
educator.licensing@cde.state.co.us
www.cde.state.co.us

School Counselor [Birth-21]

CONNECTICUT

Department of Education
Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
PO Box 150471, Room 243
Hartford, CT 06115-0471
(860) 713-6969
teacher.cert@ct.gov
http://www.ct.gov/sde/cert

School Counselor [PreK-12]

DELAWARE

Department of Education
Certification
401 Federal Street, Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901-3639
(302) 735-4120
https://www.doe.k12.de.us/Page/3481

Elementary Counselor [1-6]
Middle School Counselor [5-8]*must have either an Elementary or Secondary School Counselor Certificate
Secondary Counselor [9-12]

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Educator Licensure & Accreditation
810 First Street, NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 741-5881
educator.licensurehelp@dc.gov
www.osse.dc.gov

School Counselor [K-12]

FLORIDA

Department of Education
Bureau of Educator Certification
325 West Gaines Street
Turlington Bldg., Room 201
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 245-9796
(800) 445-6739
edcert@fldoe.org
www.fldoe.org/edcert

School Counselor [PK-12]

GEORGIA

Professional Standards Commission
Two Peachtree Street,
Suite 6000
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 232-2500
(800) 869-7775
www.gapsc.com

School Counselor [P-12]

GUAM

Guam Public School System
PO Box DE
Hagåtña, GU 96932
(671) 475-0441
www.gdoe.net

Guidance Counselor [K-12]

HAWAII

Teacher Standards Board
650 Iwilei Road, #201
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 586-2600
licensingsection@htsb.org
www.htsb.org

School Counselor [K-6] [7-12] [K-12]

IDAHO

Department of Education
Teacher Certification
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0027
(208) 332-6880
http://www.sde.idaho.gov/contact.html 

School Counselor [K-12]

ILLINOIS

State Board of Education
Educator Certification
100 N. First Street, S-306
Springfield, IL 62777
(217) 557-6763
http://www.sde.idaho.gov/contact.html

School Counselor [K-12]

INDIANA

Department of Education
Educator Licensing & Development
151 W. Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-9010
(866) 542-3672
licensinghelp@doe.in.gov
www.doe.in.gov/educatorlicensing

School Counselor [P-12]

IOWA

Board of Educational Examiners
Grimes Building, 3rd Floor
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-3245
www.boee.iowa.gov

Elementary School Counselor [K-8]
Secondary School Counselor [5-12]

KANSAS

Department of Education
Teacher Education and Licensure
120 SE 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1182
(785) 291-3678
www.ksde.org/

School Counselor [PreK-12]

KENTUCKY

Education Professional Standards Board
Division of Certification
100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4606
(888) 598-7667
dcert@ky.gov
www.kyepsb.net

Guidance Counselor [PreK-12]

LOUISIANA

Department of Education
Division of Certification, Preparation, & Recruitment
PO Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
(225) 342-3490
(877) 453-2721
www.teachlouisiana.net

School Counselor [K-12]

MAINE

Department of Education
Certification Office
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 624-6603
cert.doe@maine.gov
http://maine.gov/education/cert/

School Guidance Counselor [K-12]

MARYLAND

Department of Education
Certification
200 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-0412
(866) 772-8922 (toll-free)
(410) 333-6442 TTY/TDD
http://www.mdcert.org

Guidance Counselor [PreK-12]

MASSACHUSETTS

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Licensure
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 338-6600
www.doe.mass.edu/educators

School Guidance Counselor [PreK-8] [5-12]

MICHIGAN

Department of Education
Office of Professional Preparation Services
PO Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-3310
www.michigan.gov/mde

School Counselor [K-8] [6-12] [K-12]

MINNESOTA

Department of Education
Educator Licensing
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 582-8691
(651) 582-8201 TTY
mde.educator-licensing@state.mn.us
www.education.state.mn.us

School Counselor [K-12]

MISSISSIPPI

Department of Education
Office of Educator Licensure
PO Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3483
www.mde.k12.ms.us

Guidance Counselor [K-12]

MISSOURI

Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
Educator Certification
205 Jefferson Street
PO Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751-0051
webreplyteachercert@dese.mo.gov
http://dese.mo.gov

School Counselor [K-8] [7-12]

MONTANA

Office of Public Instruction
Educator Licensure
PO Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620-2501
(406) 444-3150
cert@mt.gov
www.opi.mt.gov/cert

School Counselor [K-12]

NEBRASKA

Department of Education
Teacher Certification
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
(402) 471-0739
tcertweb@education.ne.gov
www.education.ne.gov/tcert

School Guidance Counselor [K-6] [4-9] [7-12] [K-12]

NEVADA

Department of Education
Teacher Licensure

Southern Office
9890 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 231, Room 234
Las Vegas, NV 89183
(702) 486-6458
license@doe.nv.gov

Northern Office
700 East Fifth Street, Suite 105
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 687-9115

http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure_Contact/

School Counselor [K-12]

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Department of Education
Bureau of Credentialing
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3494
www.education.nh.gov

School Guidance Counselor [K-12]

NEW JERSEY

Department of Education
Office of Licensure & Credentials
PO Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
(609) 292-2070
www.nj.gov/education/educators/license

School Counselor [P-12]

NEW MEXICO

Public Education Department
Professional Licensure Bureau
Education Building
300 Don Gaspar Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 827-5821
licensureunit@state.nm.us
www.ped.state.nm.us/licensure

School Counselor [PreK-12]

NEW YORK

State Education Department
Office of Teaching Initiatives
Certification
Education Building, 5N
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-3901
(800) 855-2880 TTY
www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert

School Counselor [PreK-12]

NORTH CAROLINA

Department of Public Instruction
Licensure Section
6365 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6365
(919) 807-3310 (outside NC)
(800) 577-7994 (in-state)
http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/licensure

School Counselor [K-12]

NORTH DAKOTA

Department of Public Instruction
600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Department 201
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
(701) 328-4571
http://www.dpi.state.nd.us/approve/

School Counselor [PreK-12]

OHIO

Department of Education
Educator Licensure
25 S. Front Street, MS 105
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-3593
educator.licensure@ode.state.oh.us
http://education.ohio.gov

School Counselor [K-12]

OKLAHOMA

Department of Education
Professional Standards
Teacher Certification
2500 N. Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3337
 http://sde.ok.gov/sde/teacher-certification

Elementary Counselor [K-8]
Secondary Counselor [9-12]
School Counselor [PK-12]

OREGON

Teaching Standards and Practices Commission
465 Commercial St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 378-3586
www.tspc.state.or.us

School Counselor [grade levels vary]

PENNSYLVANIA

Department of Education
Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
(717) 787-3356
www.education.state.pa.us

Elementary School Counselor [K-6]
Secondary School Counselor [7-12]

PUERTO RICO

Department of Education
http://www.de.gobierno.pr/

School Guidance Counselor [PK-12]*
*All school guidance counselors must first be licensed in Puerto Rico as a
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
PR Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
(787) 765-2929
www.salud.gov.pr

RHODE ISLAND

Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
Educator Quality & Certification
255 Westminister Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 222-4600, ext. 2003
eqac@ride.ri.gov
www.ride.ri.gov

School Counselor [PK-12]

SOUTH CAROLINA

Department of Education
Educator Certification
Landmark II Building
3700 Forest Drive, Suite 500
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 734-8466
(877) 885-5280 (in-state toll-free)
certification@scteachers.org
www.scteachers.org/cert

Guidance Counselor [grade levels vary]

SOUTH DAKOTA

Department of Education
Accreditation & Teacher Quality
Teacher Certification
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-3553
certification@state.sd.us
http://doe.sd.gov/

School Counselor [P-12]

TENNESSEE

Department of Education
Teacher Licensing
Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Pkwy.,
4th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 532-4885
education.licensing@state.tn.us
https://www.tn.gov/education/licensing/licensing-faq.html

School Counselor [PreK-12]

TEXAS

Texas Education Agency
Educator Certification, Standards, & Investigations
1701 North Congress Ave.,
WBT 5-100
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 936-8400
(888) 863-5880
www.tea.state.tx.us

School Counselor [EC-12]

UTAH

Office of Education
Teaching & Learning
250 E. 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 538-7740
https://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/licensing/contact

School Counselor [K-12]

VERMONT

Department of Education
Educator Licensing
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
(802) 828-2445
doe-licensinginfo@state.vt.us
www.education.vermont.gov

School Counselor [PreK-12]

VIRGINIA

Department of Education
Teacher Education and Licensure
James Monroe Building
PO Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120
(804) 225-2022
licensure@doe.virginia.gov
www.doe.virginia.gov

School Counselor [PreK-12]

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Department of Education
(St. Thomas location)
PO Box 11900
Dronningens Grade Nos. 60B, 61, and 62
St. Thomas, VI 00801
(340) 774-4546

Department of Education (St. Croix location)
Sunny Isles Professional Building, Suite 1
St. Croix, VI 00820
(340) 772-4144

TeachUSVI@doe.vi
https://www.vide.vi/general-certification-requirements.html

School Counselor [K-12]

WASHINGTON

Professional Education & Certification
PO Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
(360) 725-6400
(360) 664-3631 (TTY)
cert@k12.wa.us
www.k12.wa.us/certification

School Counselor [P-12]

WEST VIRGINIA

Department of Education
Office of Professional Preparation
Building 6, Room 252
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 558-7010
(800) 982-2378
http://wvde.state.wv.us/certification

School Counselor [PreK-Adult]

WISCONSIN

Department of Public Instruction
Teacher Education, Professional Development & Licensing
125 S. Webster Street
Madison, WI 53707-7841
(608) 266-1028
(608) 264-9541 (TTY/TDD)
(800) 266-1027 (voicemail)
licensing@dpi.state.wi.us
http://dpi.wi.gov/tepdl

School Guidance Counselor [K-12]

WYOMING

Professional Teaching Standards Board
1920 Thomes Avenue, Suite 400
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-6261
(800) 675-6893
http://ptsb.state.wy.us

School Counselor [K-6] [7-12] [K-12]

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    State School Counselor Certification/Licensure Agencies

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    State School Counselor Certification/Licensure Agencies

    ALABAMA

    Department of Education
    Teacher Education & Certification
    PO Box 302101
    Montgomery, AL 36130
    (334) 353-8567
    tcert@alsde.edu
    www.alsde.edu

    School Counselor [P-12]

    ALASKA

    Department of Education and Early Development
    Teacher Certification
    801 W. 10th Street, Suite 200
    PO Box 110500
    Juneau, AK 99811
    (907) 465-2831
    tcwebmail@alaska.gov
    www.eed.state.ak.us

    School Counselor [grade levels vary]

    ARIZONA

    Department of Education
    Teacher Certification
    PO Box 6490
    Phoenix, AZ 85005
    (602) 542-4367
    certification@azed.gov
    http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/contactus/

    Guidance Counselor [PreK-12]

    ARKANSAS

    Department of Education
    Professional Licensure
    Arch Ford Education Bldg.
    4 State Capitol Mall,
    Room 106B
    Little Rock, AR 72201
    (501) 682-4342
    http://arkansased.org

    School Counselor [P-8] [7-12] [P-12]

    CALIFORNIA

    Commission on Teacher Credentialing
    1900 Capital Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95811
    (916) 327-1461
    (888) 921-2682
    credentials@ctc.ca.gov
    www.ctc.ca.gov

    School Counselor [PreK-12]

    COLORADO

    Department of Education
    Educator Licensing
    201 E. Colfax Avenue, Room 105
    Denver, CO 80203-1799
    (303) 866-6628
    educator.licensing@cde.state.co.us
    www.cde.state.co.us

    School Counselor [Birth-21]

    CONNECTICUT

    Department of Education
    Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
    PO Box 150471, Room 243
    Hartford, CT 06115-0471
    (860) 713-6969
    teacher.cert@ct.gov
    http://www.ct.gov/sde/cert

    School Counselor [PreK-12]

    DELAWARE

    Department of Education
    Certification
    401 Federal Street, Suite 2
    Dover, DE 19901-3639
    (302) 735-4120
    https://www.doe.k12.de.us/Page/3481

    Elementary Counselor [1-6]
    Middle School Counselor [5-8]*must have either an Elementary or Secondary School Counselor Certificate
    Secondary Counselor [9-12]

    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

    Educator Licensure & Accreditation
    810 First Street, NE, 5th Floor
    Washington, DC 20002
    (202) 741-5881
    educator.licensurehelp@dc.gov
    www.osse.dc.gov

    School Counselor [K-12]

    FLORIDA

    Department of Education
    Bureau of Educator Certification
    325 West Gaines Street
    Turlington Bldg., Room 201
    Tallahassee, FL 32399
    (850) 245-9796
    (800) 445-6739
    edcert@fldoe.org
    www.fldoe.org/edcert

    School Counselor [PK-12]

    GEORGIA

    Professional Standards Commission
    Two Peachtree Street,
    Suite 6000
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    (404) 232-2500
    (800) 869-7775
    www.gapsc.com

    School Counselor [P-12]

    GUAM

    Guam Public School System
    PO Box DE
    Hagåtña, GU 96932
    (671) 475-0441
    www.gdoe.net

    Guidance Counselor [K-12]

    HAWAII

    Teacher Standards Board
    650 Iwilei Road, #201
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 586-2600
    licensingsection@htsb.org
    www.htsb.org

    School Counselor [K-6] [7-12] [K-12]

    IDAHO

    Department of Education
    Teacher Certification
    PO Box 83720
    Boise, ID 83720-0027
    (208) 332-6880
    http://www.sde.idaho.gov/contact.html 

    School Counselor [K-12]

    ILLINOIS

    State Board of Education
    Educator Certification
    100 N. First Street, S-306
    Springfield, IL 62777
    (217) 557-6763
    http://www.sde.idaho.gov/contact.html

    School Counselor [K-12]

    INDIANA

    Department of Education
    Educator Licensing & Development
    151 W. Ohio Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    (317) 232-9010
    (866) 542-3672
    licensinghelp@doe.in.gov
    www.doe.in.gov/educatorlicensing

    School Counselor [P-12]

    IOWA

    Board of Educational Examiners
    Grimes Building, 3rd Floor
    400 East 14th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50319
    (515) 281-3245
    www.boee.iowa.gov

    Elementary School Counselor [K-8]
    Secondary School Counselor [5-12]

    KANSAS

    Department of Education
    Teacher Education and Licensure
    120 SE 10th Avenue
    Topeka, KS 66612-1182
    (785) 291-3678
    www.ksde.org/

    School Counselor [PreK-12]

    KENTUCKY

    Education Professional Standards Board
    Division of Certification
    100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    (502) 564-4606
    (888) 598-7667
    dcert@ky.gov
    www.kyepsb.net

    Guidance Counselor [PreK-12]

    LOUISIANA

    Department of Education
    Division of Certification, Preparation, & Recruitment
    PO Box 94064
    Baton Rouge, LA 70804
    (225) 342-3490
    (877) 453-2721
    www.teachlouisiana.net

    School Counselor [K-12]

    MAINE

    Department of Education
    Certification Office
    23 State House Station
    Augusta, ME 04333
    (207) 624-6603
    cert.doe@maine.gov
    http://maine.gov/education/cert/

    School Guidance Counselor [K-12]

    MARYLAND

    Department of Education
    Certification
    200 W. Baltimore Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    (410) 767-0412
    (866) 772-8922 (toll-free)
    (410) 333-6442 TTY/TDD
    http://www.mdcert.org

    Guidance Counselor [PreK-12]

    MASSACHUSETTS

    Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
    Office of Educator Licensure
    75 Pleasant Street
    Malden, MA 02148
    (781) 338-6600
    www.doe.mass.edu/educators

    School Guidance Counselor [PreK-8] [5-12]

    MICHIGAN

    Department of Education
    Office of Professional Preparation Services
    PO Box 30008
    Lansing, MI 48909
    (517) 373-3310
    www.michigan.gov/mde

    School Counselor [K-8] [6-12] [K-12]

    MINNESOTA

    Department of Education
    Educator Licensing
    1500 Highway 36 West
    Roseville, MN 55113
    (651) 582-8691
    (651) 582-8201 TTY
    mde.educator-licensing@state.mn.us
    www.education.state.mn.us

    School Counselor [K-12]

    MISSISSIPPI

    Department of Education
    Office of Educator Licensure
    PO Box 771
    Jackson, MS 39205
    (601) 359-3483
    www.mde.k12.ms.us

    Guidance Counselor [K-12]

    MISSOURI

    Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
    Educator Certification
    205 Jefferson Street
    PO Box 480
    Jefferson City, MO 65102
    (573) 751-0051
    webreplyteachercert@dese.mo.gov
    http://dese.mo.gov

    School Counselor [K-8] [7-12]

    MONTANA

    Office of Public Instruction
    Educator Licensure
    PO Box 202501
    Helena, MT 59620-2501
    (406) 444-3150
    cert@mt.gov
    www.opi.mt.gov/cert

    School Counselor [K-12]

    NEBRASKA

    Department of Education
    Teacher Certification
    301 Centennial Mall South
    PO Box 94987
    Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
    (402) 471-0739
    tcertweb@education.ne.gov
    www.education.ne.gov/tcert

    School Guidance Counselor [K-6] [4-9] [7-12] [K-12]

    NEVADA

    Department of Education
    Teacher Licensure

    Southern Office
    9890 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 231, Room 234
    Las Vegas, NV 89183
    (702) 486-6458
    license@doe.nv.gov

    Northern Office
    700 East Fifth Street, Suite 105
    Carson City, NV 89701
    (775) 687-9115

    http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure_Contact/

    School Counselor [K-12]

    NEW HAMPSHIRE

    Department of Education
    Bureau of Credentialing
    101 Pleasant Street
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 271-3494
    www.education.nh.gov

    School Guidance Counselor [K-12]

    NEW JERSEY

    Department of Education
    Office of Licensure & Credentials
    PO Box 500
    Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
    (609) 292-2070
    www.nj.gov/education/educators/license

    School Counselor [P-12]

    NEW MEXICO

    Public Education Department
    Professional Licensure Bureau
    Education Building
    300 Don Gaspar Street
    Santa Fe, NM 87501
    (505) 827-5821
    licensureunit@state.nm.us
    www.ped.state.nm.us/licensure

    School Counselor [PreK-12]

    NEW YORK

    State Education Department
    Office of Teaching Initiatives
    Certification
    Education Building, 5N
    89 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12234
    (518) 474-3901
    (800) 855-2880 TTY
    www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert

    School Counselor [PreK-12]

    NORTH CAROLINA

    Department of Public Instruction
    Licensure Section
    6365 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-6365
    (919) 807-3310 (outside NC)
    (800) 577-7994 (in-state)
    http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/licensure

    School Counselor [K-12]

    NORTH DAKOTA

    Department of Public Instruction
    600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Department 201
    Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
    (701) 328-4571
    http://www.dpi.state.nd.us/approve/

    School Counselor [PreK-12]

    OHIO

    Department of Education
    Educator Licensure
    25 S. Front Street, MS 105
    Columbus, OH 43215
    (614) 466-3593
    educator.licensure@ode.state.oh.us
    http://education.ohio.gov

    School Counselor [K-12]

    OKLAHOMA

    Department of Education
    Professional Standards
    Teacher Certification
    2500 N. Lincoln Boulevard
    Oklahoma City, OK 73105
    (405) 521-3337
     http://sde.ok.gov/sde/teacher-certification

    Elementary Counselor [K-8]
    Secondary Counselor [9-12]
    School Counselor [PK-12]

    OREGON

    Teaching Standards and Practices Commission
    465 Commercial St. NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    (503) 378-3586
    www.tspc.state.or.us

    School Counselor [grade levels vary]

    PENNSYLVANIA

    Department of Education
    Bureau of School Leadership and Teacher Quality
    333 Market Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
    (717) 787-3356
    www.education.state.pa.us

    Elementary School Counselor [K-6]
    Secondary School Counselor [7-12]

    PUERTO RICO

    Department of Education
    http://www.de.gobierno.pr/

    School Guidance Counselor [PK-12]*
    *All school guidance counselors must first be licensed in Puerto Rico as a
    Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    PR Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
    (787) 765-2929
    www.salud.gov.pr

    RHODE ISLAND

    Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
    Educator Quality & Certification
    255 Westminister Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    (401) 222-4600, ext. 2003
    eqac@ride.ri.gov
    www.ride.ri.gov

    School Counselor [PK-12]

    SOUTH CAROLINA

    Department of Education
    Educator Certification
    Landmark II Building
    3700 Forest Drive, Suite 500
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 734-8466
    (877) 885-5280 (in-state toll-free)
    certification@scteachers.org
    www.scteachers.org/cert

    Guidance Counselor [grade levels vary]

    SOUTH DAKOTA

    Department of Education
    Accreditation & Teacher Quality
    Teacher Certification
    800 Governors Drive
    Pierre, SD 57501
    (605) 773-3553
    certification@state.sd.us
    http://doe.sd.gov/

    School Counselor [P-12]

    TENNESSEE

    Department of Education
    Teacher Licensing
    Andrew Johnson Tower
    710 James Robertson Pkwy.,
    4th Floor
    Nashville, TN 37243
    (615) 532-4885
    education.licensing@state.tn.us
    https://www.tn.gov/education/licensing/licensing-faq.html

    School Counselor [PreK-12]

    TEXAS

    Texas Education Agency
    Educator Certification, Standards, & Investigations
    1701 North Congress Ave.,
    WBT 5-100
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 936-8400
    (888) 863-5880
    www.tea.state.tx.us

    School Counselor [EC-12]

    UTAH

    Office of Education
    Teaching & Learning
    250 E. 500 South
    PO Box 144200
    Salt Lake City, UT 84114
    (801) 538-7740
    https://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/licensing/contact

    School Counselor [K-12]

    VERMONT

    Department of Education
    Educator Licensing
    120 State Street
    Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
    (802) 828-2445
    doe-licensinginfo@state.vt.us
    www.education.vermont.gov

    School Counselor [PreK-12]

    VIRGINIA

    Department of Education
    Teacher Education and Licensure
    James Monroe Building
    PO Box 2120
    Richmond, VA 23218-2120
    (804) 225-2022
    licensure@doe.virginia.gov
    www.doe.virginia.gov

    School Counselor [PreK-12]

    VIRGIN ISLANDS

    Department of Education
    (St. Thomas location)
    PO Box 11900
    Dronningens Grade Nos. 60B, 61, and 62
    St. Thomas, VI 00801
    (340) 774-4546

    Department of Education (St. Croix location)
    Sunny Isles Professional Building, Suite 1
    St. Croix, VI 00820
    (340) 772-4144

    TeachUSVI@doe.vi
    https://www.vide.vi/general-certification-requirements.html

    School Counselor [K-12]

    WASHINGTON

    Professional Education & Certification
    PO Box 47200
    Olympia, WA 98504-7200
    (360) 725-6400
    (360) 664-3631 (TTY)
    cert@k12.wa.us
    www.k12.wa.us/certification

    School Counselor [P-12]

    WEST VIRGINIA

    Department of Education
    Office of Professional Preparation
    Building 6, Room 252
    1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
    Charleston, WV 25305
    (304) 558-7010
    (800) 982-2378
    http://wvde.state.wv.us/certification

    School Counselor [PreK-Adult]

    WISCONSIN

    Department of Public Instruction
    Teacher Education, Professional Development & Licensing
    125 S. Webster Street
    Madison, WI 53707-7841
    (608) 266-1028
    (608) 264-9541 (TTY/TDD)
    (800) 266-1027 (voicemail)
    licensing@dpi.state.wi.us
    http://dpi.wi.gov/tepdl

    School Guidance Counselor [K-12]

    WYOMING

    Professional Teaching Standards Board
    1920 Thomes Avenue, Suite 400
    Cheyenne, WY 82002
    (307) 777-6261
    (800) 675-6893
    http://ptsb.state.wy.us

    School Counselor [K-6] [7-12] [K-12]