Office of Educator Licensure

Teacher Fields and Grade Levels

Teacher Licenses by FieldsGrade Levels
Biology8-12
Business5-12
Chemistry8-12
DanceAll
Early ChildhoodPreK-2
Earth and Space Science8-12
Elementary1-6
English5-12
English Language Learners (ESL)PreK-6; 5-12
Foreign Language*PreK-6; 5-12
General Science1-6; 5-8
Health/Family and Consumer ScienceAll
History1-6; 5-12
Latin and Classical Humanities5-12
LibraryAll
Mathematics1-6; 5-8; 8-12
Middle School: Humanities5-8
Middle School: Mathematics/Science5-8
Music: Vocal/Instrumental/GeneralAll
Physical EducationPreK-8, 5-12
Physics8-12
Social Science5-12
SpeechAll
Teacher of Students with Moderate DisabilitiesPreK-8; 5-12
Teacher of Students with Severe DisabilitiesAll
Teacher of the Deaf and Hard-of-HearingAll
Teacher of the Visually ImpairedAll
Technology/Engineering5-12
TheatreAll
Visual ArtsPreK-8; 5-12

*Educators applying for a foreign language license must specify a particular role.  Please use our Licensure Requirements tool to view available roles for these licenses.

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