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Moscow

College of Education
coe@uidaho.edu
phone: (208) 885-6772
toll free: (888) 884-3246
fax: (208) 885-6761
875 Perimeter Drive MS3080
Moscow, ID 83844-3080 
 

Coeur d'Alene

cdactr@uidaho.edu
Phone (208) 667-2588
Toll free (888) 208-2268
Fax (208) 664-1272
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Boise

boise@uidaho.edu
Phone (208) 334-2999
Toll free (866) 264-7384
Fax (208) 364-4035
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

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Certifications

The College of Education offers a number a certification programs. Our accredited programs are highly respected and tailored towards individuals who are looking for their initial certification as well as to those who are experienced educators looking for additional certifications. In many cases, our adult learners tell us that they earn additional certifications to expand their knowledge base, become more marketable and to shift their career focus into a new direction.

Highly-regarded Programs

The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and our school preparation programs are approved by the Idaho State Board of Education. Additional approval or accreditation for specific programs has been granted by several other accreditation agencies.

Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment (ICLA)

Athletic Training Certification

  • Counseling Certification
    APPLY FOR COUNSELING AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY CERTIFICATION
    To apply for the pupil personnel certificate through the Idaho Department of Education, please go to these websites. For an initial certificate: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/teacher_certification/initial_cert_cred.htm For a revision: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/teacher_certification/revision_cert_cred.htm. Please contact the College of Education Certification Officer, Tammy Bowen or 208-885-6610. She will help complete the institutional recommendation to be included in your application packet.

    Questions: Please contact Tammy Bowen, Certification Officer at 208-885-6610.
  • School Administration Certification (Principal or Superintendent)
    APPLY FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATION
    To learn about curriculum for the administration Certifications click on M.Ed. and Ed.S. degrees.

    To apply for the administrator certificate through the Idaho Department of Education, please go to theses websites. For an initial certificate: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/teacher_certification/initial_cert_cred.htm
    For a revision: http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/teacher_certification/revision_cert_cred.htm. The College of Education Certification Officer, Tammy Bowen or 208-885-6610 will complete the institutional recommendation to be included in your application packet.

    Certification Process and Paperwork
    Transcript Request Form - Request a copy of your University of Idaho transcript
    B1 Form - Application for an Idaho initial/reinstatement/interim professional education credential
    •B3 Form - Institutional recommendation for Pre-K-12 Principal
    B4 Form - Institutional recommendation for Superintendents
    B5 Form - Institutional recommendation for Directors of Special Education
    B6 Form - Professional Experience Report


    Questions: Please contact Tammy Bowen, Certification Officer at 208-885-6610.
  • Teacher Certification

    Complete the following items below, including the B1 Form, B2 Form and UI transcript request form and submit with your fees, together in one packet within a month of graduation and/or completion of the program. Submit all items to Tammy Bowen, ED 209 so that we may review your application for correctness before sending to the Idaho State Department of Education.
    If mailing, send to:
    College of Education
    Attn: Tammy Bowen
    875 Perimeter Drive MS 3084
    Moscow, ID 83844-3084

    NOTE: If you apply for certification prior to the end of your student teaching internship, your check for the application fee will not be deposited until after you graduate (or have completed your certification only program). There is no late fee for certification applications.

    B1 Form - Application for an Idaho Professional Education Credential

    Complete all items.

      • For Item #1: This is an Initial application.
      • For Item # 3: Your choices for certificate are Standard Elementary, Standard Secondary, Standard Exceptional Child (Special Ed) and/or Early Childhood/Early Special Education Blended.
      • For Item #4: Your endorsement is the subject area i.e. mathematics, history, etc.
    • Remember to complete page 2 and sign at the bottom.
    • If you requested the Idaho State Department of Education to be one of your Praxis score recipients, you do NOT have to attach a copy of your results with your application. If you want to double-check, you may call the state at 208-332-6881. If not, please include a copy.
    • Attach a $75 check or money order made payable to Idaho State Department of Education.


    B2 Form - Institutional Recommendation for Idaho Professional Education Credentials
    This form will verify the completion of a State Board of Education-approved teacher preparation program which is required to support the application for an Idaho credential.
    NOTE:
    Complete section 1 only. The address should be the location where you would like your certificate mailed.

    Transcripts - Download a transcript request form and follow instructions for completing the form below. Return this form to College of Education, room 210 with the rest of your application. We do NOT want a transcript printed until after you graduate/complete the program. Therefore, DO NOT SEND THIS FORM TO THE REGISTRAR. Follow the instructions below for filling the request:

    • Fill in top portion with your name and address.
    • Fill in the top right box. Sign where indicated.
    • Fill in Send Transcripts section as follows:
      • Hold for PICK_UP: enter "Tammy".
      • Mail after my B.S. Ed. or Cert Only (choose one) DEGREE is posted.
      • Select “Official” and Number of Transcript(s): 1 .
      • For Mail to, enter the following:
        • Idaho State Department of Education
          Office of Teacher Certification
          PO Box 83720
          Boise, ID 83720-0027
    • Attach a $7 check or money order made payable to UI Bursar or you may include your credit card number.

    ** You are responsible for ordering transcripts from any other institutions of higher learning that you have attended. Have them sent directly to the Idaho State Department of Education (address above). Only the coursework that you have completed at the University of Idaho (including study abroad) will appear on your official UI transcript.

    Note: You will receive your teaching certificate from the Idaho State Department of Education approximately 6-8 weeks after the close of the semester in which you received your degree and/or completed the certification only program.

    Questions: Please contact Tammy Bowen, Certification Officer at 208-885-6610.