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Applying for Out-of-State Administrator Licensure

Please provide ALL of the following for an Out-of-State application for Administrator:

This certifies completion of an approved preparation program for administrator licensure in a state other than your own. Place all documents in one packet and mail to Dr. Bowser at the address below.

  • Out-of-State Application Form (Institution Verification/Recommendation Form) for the state from which you are seeking licensure. Please contact your state department of education for this information.
    • Mississippi applicants, please provide both pages of the Mississippi Institutional Program Verification form.
    • Tennessee applicants, please provide your demographic information and include in your packet.
  • Official A-State transcript providing confirmation of graduate degree or Professional Certificate
    • Must have graduation date listed on transcript. You may go online and request an official transcript be sent to you and you will enclose it in your packet of information that you will mail to the licensure officer. (You may provide your A-State ID number in lieu of an official transcript to expedite the process.)
  • Letter from administrator verifying you have at least 3 years as a licensed classroom teacher, school counselor, or library media specialist. You may include an Experience Verification form in lieu of letter.
  • If you are adding district level administrator (superintendent), a letter verifying a minimum of one year of building level or curriculum/program administrator experience.
  • A copy of your Praxis II School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) score report for building level (principal) or curriculum. For district level administrator (superintendent), a copy of your Praxis II School Superintendent Assessment (SSA) score report.
  • A copy of current teaching license.

Send all Out-of-State licensure application packets to:

Office of Professional Education Programs
PO Box 720
State University, AR. 72467