Certification and Licensure Dictionary

This Certification and Licensure Dictionary is designed to assist districts in implementing the requirements and in ensuring that pre-K through Grade 12 educators are assigned to classes they are qualified to teach. It identifies both the certification areas and the licensure areas that are required for teaching specific courses. Teachers should hold either the certificate or license identified in this document for each course they teach.


We are updating the text version of the Certification and Licensure Dictionary to reflect all of the possible license/EMIS subject code combinations that currently exist in the EMIS licensure checks.

To ensure you are able to access all valid licenses and certificates that are appropriate for teaching various courses, use the following: 

Last Modified: 7/22/2016 11:18:16 AM